New Zealand vs England 2nd Test, Day 1 : Statistical Highlights

All the key stats from the first day of second Test between New Zealand and England in Christchurch.

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The second and final Test between New Zealand and England is being played in Christchurch. New Zealand won the toss and opted to bowl first, England ended on 290 for 8 on the first day.

All the key stats from the first day of second Test between NZ and ENG:

7 - Tim Southee (5/60) picked his 7th five-wickets haul of Test career and it was also his 3rd fifer against England in Test cricket

Most Test five wickets haul for NZ

-Richard Hadlee : 36
-Daniel Vettori : 20
-Chris Cairns : 13
-Danny Morrison : 10
-Chris Martin : 10
-Tim Southee : 7*

218 - Wickets taken by Tim Southee in Test cricket which is joint 4th most for New Zealand.

Most Test Wickets for NZ

1. Richard Hadlee : 431
2. Daniel Vettori : 361
3. Chris Martin : 233
4. Tim Southee : 218*
5. Chris Cairns : 218
6. Trent Boult : 212*

50 - Mark Wood (52) made his highest score and maiden fifty of Test career, the previous best for him was 32* against Australia in Cardiff in 2015.

15 - Consecutive Test innings for Joe Root without a hundred the longest streak for him without a hundred in Test cricket, the previous one was 14 innings from Aug 2013 to June 2014.

22.00 - Joe Root's Test batting average in New Zealand, the lowest avg for him in a particular country.

684 - Jack Leach is the 684th player to play Test cricket for England.

95 - Jonny Bairstow and Mark Wood added 95 runs for 8th wicket, the second best 8th wicket partnership for England in New Zealand. The best is 107 runs by D Allen and D Brown at Christcurch in 1966.


By Jasveer Singh Kharra - 30 Mar, 2018

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