Rory Joseph Burns is an English cricketer who plays for Surrey. He made his international debut for the England cricket team in November 2018. He is a left-handed batsman who opens in first-class cricket and occasionally fields as a wicket-keeper.
A depleted England had Ollie Pope to thank for a gritty unbeaten 56 even as South African pacers dominated proceedings to restrict England to 262/9 at stumps on Day 1 of the second Test at the Newlands here on Friday.
England have decided to do away with playing football to warm-up before a training session after they lost opener Rory Burns to it for the remainder of the ongoing four-match Test series against South Africa.
Despite a safe and steady start, England succumbed to some lethal bowling attack by Kagiso Rabada (4/103) and Anrich Nortje (3/56) in their second innings as they suffered a 107-run defeat against South Africa in the first match of the Test series at the SuperSport Park here on Sunday.
South Africa took the upper hand on Day 3 of their first Test against England, who were, however, buoyed by a resilient 77 from Rory Burns as they ended the day on 121/1, needing 255 runs to win.
A brilliant five-wicket haul from pacer Pat Cummins helped Australia take control of the ongoing second Test against New Zealand at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on Saturday.
Rory Burns and Ollie Pope have both agreed new Surrey contract which will keep them at Oval until the end of the 2023 season.
1 England were 269/5 at the end of day three of the fourth and final Hamilton Test against hosts New Zealand, still trailing by 106 runs here on Sunday. Joe Root (114 not out) and Ollie Pope (4 not out) were at the crease when the stumps were drawn for the day.
England ended day three, trailing New Zealand by 106 runs on Sunday in the second Test here at the Seddon Park.
England pacer Stuart Broad is of the view that the team has to bat 150 overs to take the Test match on the last day against New Zealand.
A century by Tom Latham followed by a decent spell of fast bowling by Tim Southee and Matt Henry have put New Zealand in a strong position in the ongoing second and final Test against England being played at the Seddon Park.