NZ v ENG 2018: Statistical Highlights from the Test series

NZ v ENG 2018: Statistical Highlights from the Test series

All the key stats from the Test series between New Zealand and England.

New Zealand won the Test series 1-0 | Getty

New Zealand created history in Christchurch as they drew the second and last Test against England and won the series 1-0. It was New Zealand's first Test series win against England at home since 1984.

All the key stats and facts from the Test series between New Zealand and England in New Zealand -

New Zealand won the 2-match Test match series 1-0.

1984 - New Zealand's first Test series win against England at home since 1984.

2002 - This was also New Zealand's first Test series victory against top 4 Test nations (India, England, South Africa & Australia) since 2002, when they beat India at home in 2002.

19 - New Zealand beat England in a Test series after 19 years, last time they beat England was in England, when they won the series 2-1 under the captaincy of Stephen Fleming.

4 - Fourth Test series victory for New Zealand against England.

Test series wins for New Zealand against England

1-0 in New Zealand in 1984

1-0 in England in 1986

2-1 in England in 1999

1-0 in New Zealand in 2018

7 - Kane Williamson scored his 7th duck in Test cricket.

30 - Stuart Broad has taken 30 Test wickets in New Zealand, which is most for England.

13 - England is winless in their last 13 Test matches away from home and it is their longest winless streak away from home in Test cricket. Their last 13 away Tests are - D, L, L, D, L, L, L, L, L, L, L, D, L.

30074 - Balls bowled by James Anderson in Test cricket so far, the most by any fast bowler in Test history, overall he is the 5th bowler to bowl 30,000 or more balls in Test cricket.

Most balls bowled in Test cricket

M Muralitharan (SL) - 44039 in 133 Tests

A Kumble (IND) - 40850 in 132 Tests

S Warne (AUS) - 40705 in 145 Tests

J Anderson (ENG) - 30074* in 136 Tests

C Walsh (WI) - 30019 in 132 Tests

Series statistics-

1. Most Runs -

 Player  Mat  Inns  Runs  Avg  Best  100
 Jonny Bairstow  2  4  163  40.75  101  1
 Mark Stoneman  2  4  161  40.25  60  0
 Henry Nicholls  2  3  158  79.0  145*  1

 

2. Highest individual scores -

  1. Henry Nicholls - 145* at Auckland
  2. Kane Williamson - 102 at Auckland
  3. Jonny Bairstow - 101 at Christchurch

3. Most 100s -

  1. Jonny Bairstow - 1
  2. Kane Williamson - 1
  3. Henry Nicholls - 1

4. Most wickets -

 Player  Mat  Inns  Wkts  Avg  BBI  5w
 Trent Boult  2  4  15  18.33  6/32  1
 Tim Southee  2  4  12  19.83  6/62  1
 Stuart Broad  2  3  12  18.55  6/54  1

5. Best bowling figures in an innings -

  1. Trent Boult - 6/32 at Auckland
  2. Stuart Broad - 6/54 at Christchurch
  3. Tim Southee - 6/62 at Christchurch

6. Most Fifers -

  1. Trent Boult - 1
  2. Tim Southee - 1
  3. Stuart Broad - 1

By Jasveer Singh Kharra - 03 Apr, 2018

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