Kyle Jamieson fields off his own bowling on the fourth day of the first Test at Lord's Cricket Ground on Saturday. AFP
Burns also received a heartfelt round of applause in a match that marked the return of spectators to international cricket in England after last year’s fixtures were played behind closed doors because of coronavirus restrictions.
On 77, Burns ended up stranded yards down the pitch against left-arm spinner Mitchell Santner, but wicket-keeper BJ Watling, on his last tour before retirement, missed the easy stumping.
Then, 12 shy of the century, Burns edged Neil Wagner only for second-slip Southee to drop the catch.
Robinson, who had led England’s attack with 4-75 on Wednesday only for that to be overshadowed by the re-emergence of his racist tweets, gave Burns sound support in a seventh-wicket stand of 63.
But the new ball brought Robinson’s downfall for 42 when he top-edged a hook off Southee to fine leg. Burns was 91 not out when No 11 James Anderson came in to bat.
The pair shared an entertaining stand of 52 before Southee had Burns, in sight of batting through the innings, caught behind. That ended a stay of nearly eight hours in which he faced 297 balls and hit 16 fours and a six.
Robinson’s then had Conway playing on for 23 before, a ball after seeing an lbw reviewed in Williamson’s favour, he successfully challenged a not-out decision to have the star batsman leg before for just one.
New dad Virat Kohli returns to captain a buoyant India against England as they aim to build on their crushing win over Australia by sealing a place in the World Test Championship final.
England has slumped to its first test series defeat at home since 2014 after meekly surrendering to New Zealand in less than an hour of play on the fourth day of the second test at Edgbaston on Sunday.
Early morning rain delayed the toss and start by 15 minutes but, at this stage, no overs have been lost.
India and Pakistan are set to renew rivalry in a spine-tingling and the most anticipated clash of the T20 World Cup in Dubai on Sunday.
Namibia reached the Twenty20 World Cup second round for the first time on Friday when they defeated Ireland by eight wickets.World number 19 Namibia, the lowest-ranked team in the tournament, chased down their modest target of 126 with skipper Gerhard Erasmus making an unbeaten 53.
Fans from both the nations have shown immense interest in watching Sunday's game in Dubai as tickets for the key contest were sold out hours after they went on sale early this month.
Ireland and Namibia face off in a knockout clash of the T20 World Cup with a Super 12 berth at stake in Sharjah on Friday. The match will mark the exit for the loser while winners will punch a ticket for the Super 12, which gets under way on Oct.23.