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709dThe Report by Andrew McGlashan

Buttler, Root hundreds set up record England win

England secured their largest runs victory in an ODI at Edgbaston as rampant hundreds from Jos Buttler and Joe Root led them beyond the new watermark of 400 for the first time in an ODI

709dGeorge Dobell at Edgbaston

Buttler makes the impossible seem probable

The innings at Edgbaston was not new, but it was extraordinary. Jos Buttler, from a position where England's innings was in the balance, demolished New Zealand's bowlers in a style that embodied the approach of a new team

709dAndrew Miller

England finally given licence to thrill

A licence to "go out and have a swing" lay at the heart of England's remarkable rebirth in the first ODI at Edgbaston, according to Jos Buttler

709dESPNcricinfo staff

Kitchen fire disrupts ODI build-up

A fire in a kitchen at Edgbaston briefly disrupted preparations for the first one-day international between England and New Zealand

Two-man club


Number of English spinners who have scored 50+ runs and taken 4+ wickets in the same ODI - Graeme Hick and Adil Rashid

Historic Win


England's margin of victory, the biggest (in terms of runs) in their ODI history. This is their second ODI win by 200+ runs



Number of times that a team has scored 350+ runs in a successful ODI chase, once by NZ (v AUS, Hamilton, 2007)

An England Record


Runs scored by England, the highest in their ODI history. Their previous highest was 391 against Bangladesh (2005)

Record Smashed


The partnership between Buttler and Rashid, a world record for the 7th wicket in ODIs, smashing the previous best of 130

England's mammoths


Previous instances of England making 350+ runs in an ODI innings, versus Pakistan (363 in 1992) and Bangladesh (391 in 2005)

Collective Success


Number of times 4 or more England batsmen have made 50+ scores in the same ODI innings

Two quick tons


Batsmen in ODI history who have scored 2+ hundreds in less than 70 balls - Jayasuriya, ABD, Kohli, Afridi, Sehwag and Shakib

Debutant gets debutant


Previous instances of a debutant dismissing a debutant in ENG v NZ ODIs. Santner dismissed Billings today.

Boult strikes


NZ bowlers who have taken 4-fors versus ENG in the last 5 years - Boult, Southee, Mills and McClenaghan

Solid Foundation


The partnership between Morgan and Root, the second-highest third-wicket partnership for ENG in the last 4 years

Quick Hundred


Balls in which Joe Root scored his century, the third-fastest by any England batsman in ODI history after Buttler (61) and KP (69)

Root tops chart


Number of 50+ scores for Joe Root in all international cricket this year, the joint-most for any batsman

Billings-Santner Debuts


Number of previous instances in the last 25 years of an ENG and NZ player making their debut in the same ODI

In and Out


Number of NZ bowlers since 2001 who have taken a wicket off the first ball of an ODI - Boult, Franklin and Mills