New Zealand vs England, 1st Test, Who said What: Cricketing world reacts as England are bundled out for 58

The scoreboard of the Test between NZ and ENG

The England cricket team suffered major embarrassment as they were bowled out for 58 on the first day's play of the first Test against New Zealand at Eden Park in Auckland.

After winning the toss, Kane Williamson opted to bowl first. The duo of Trent Boult and Tim Southee were on the prowl right from the very beginning and ripped apart the English batting line-up.

At one point, England was close to achieving the lowest ever Test total, however, Craig Overton went on the counter-attack and scored 33 runs to help England reach a total of 57, which is their lowest ever total in 130 years. Their previous lowest was 53 against Australia, way back in 1888.

This was also the first that New Zealand bowled out an opposition using just two bowlers. Both Boult and Southee bowled 10 overs eac, with Boult picking up six wickets for 32 runs and Southee picking up four wickets for 25 runs.

The Kiwis took four overs to grab the first wicket but once they did so, there was no turning back for them. Five batsmen were dismissed for ducks, including English captain, Joe Root, and comeback man, Ben Stokes. Jonny Bairstow, Moeen Ali, and Stuart Broad were the other three batsmen dismissed for nought.

Boult picked up career best figures of 6-32
Boult picked up career-best figures of 6-32

The 10th wicket partnership of 31 runs between Craig Overton and James Anderson constituted for more than 50% of the team's total. The tenth-wicket stand added more runs than all the other nine wickets put together, the previous such instance was in 2013, when Australia's Ashton Agar and Phil Hughes added 163 against England in Nottingham.

England also became the fifth team to be bowled out in the first session of a Test, with India, New Zealand, and Australia, all suffering the embarrassment in the past.

Apart from Overton, Mark Stoneman was the only other batsman who crossed double digits, with 11 runs to his name.

In response, New Zealand lost Jeet Raval early on in the innings, however, Kane Williamson and Jeet Raval steadied the ship, putting on a partnership of 50+ runs.

Here is how the cricketing fraternity reacted to the morning session:

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Edited by Rajdeep Puri