Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Day 5

711dMark Nicholas

England are electric

Decades of being taught to play the conservative and "correct" way have done the team no favours in the modern era. Finally it has opted for a more carefree, fearless avatar


711dGeorge Dobell at Trent Bridge

Selfless Hales provides spark

Freed to play his natural game at the top of the order, Alex Hales has proved to England the value of rough edges and uninhibited ability

711dGeorge Dobell

England picking on potential with Overtons call-up

The England management are identifying players who can help win the 2019 World Cup but Dimi Mascarenhas, the New Zealand bowling coach, suggested it was unwise to pick players on potential and instead argued for skill-based selection

At a canter


Balls to spare when England achieved victory, the second-most in ODIs where 350+ has been successfully chased down

Leading from the front


Number of 50+ scores for Eoin Morgan this series, the most by an England captain in any ODI series

Quick 100 runs


Number of overs (or 63 balls) in which England reached 100, their second-fastest in ODIs (since 2002). Fastest is 56 balls (v IND, 2011)

England to make history?


The biggest target successfully achieved during an ODI in England - India v England, 2002 (Natwest Series Final)

More Williamson Records


Number of times Kane Williamson has scored 300+ runs in a bilateral ODI series, more than any other NZ batsman

Williamson fastest to 3000


Innings in which Kane Williamson reached 3000 ODI runs, the fastest by an NZ batsman and the 5th-fastest ever

Enjoying batting together


Runs scored by Tayor and Williamson. The 2 other NZ pairs to post 2000+ runs together are Astle-Fleming and Guptill-McCullum

Racking them up


Number of innings per 50+ score for Martin Guptill, the best ratio for any New Zealand opener (min. 30 inns)

An upcoming First


Runs that Brendon McCullum needs in order to become the first NZ batsman to score 1000+ ODI runs against ENG