If luck is bad, then you can get out like this, Nichols’s wicket fell like this that everyone was surprised- Video

New Delhi. Many times the batsmen get the support of luck on the cricket field. Sometimes they miss easy catches and sometimes they are narrowly avoided by getting run out, but Henry Nicholls of New Zealand may have had bad luck on Thursday. On the first day of the third test match of the series against England, New Zealand lost their 5 wickets till the score of 123 runs. Henry Nicholls returned to the pavilion as the team’s 5th wicket.

Everyone was surprised to see the way Henry Nicholls got out. Actually, he played the shot in front but the ball hit Daryl Mitchell’s bat at the other end and jumped and went in the mid-off direction. Alex Lees present there did not make any mistake in taking the catch and Nicholls had to return to the pavilion. A video of this has been shared by England Cricket on social media.

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Left arm spinner Jack Leach was bowled by Ben Stokes for the 56th over of the innings. No run was scored on the first ball but on the second ball he got the wicket with the help of luck. When the ball bounced off Mitchell’s bat, on-field umpire Richard Kettleborough was also seen avoiding it. It went straight into the hands of Lees and ended Nicholls’ patient innings. Nicholls was dismissed after scoring 19 runs. He faced 99 balls for this and hit 1 four.

Earlier in the match at Headingley’s Leeds ground, New Zealand captain Kane Williamson won the toss and decided to bat first. The first blow to the team was given by Stuart Broad in the form of Tom Latham (0). After this, Jack Leach sent Will Young (20) to the pavilion. Broad dismissed captain Kane Williamson (31) and made the team’s score 62 for 3 wickets. Devon Conway (26) was bowled by Jamie Overton while Henry Nicholls (19) became the victim of Leach.

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