2nd Test: Joe Root's maiden ton takes England to 337/7 on Day 2

It was another composed display by Root following his 71 in England's 170-run first win in the first of this two-Test series at Lord's last week and means he has now scored 861 first-class runs in seven innings this season.

updated: May 26, 2013 00:07 IST
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Leeds, United Kingdom: Joe Root's maiden Test century, on his Yorkshire home ground, left England well-placed in the second and final Test against New Zealand at Headingley on Saturday.

England were 337 for seven at stumps on the second day after Root made 104, having come in with England in trouble on 67 for three following Friday's first day wash-out.

Together with Yorkshire colleague Jonny Bairstow (64), Root shared a fifth-wicket stand of 124.

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