England beat New Zealand in Super Over in the fifth and final T20I match at Eden Park in Auckland yesterday and clinched the five-match T20I series by 3-2.
The earlier match was reduced to 11 overs per side due to rain and England asked New Zealand to bat first after winning the toss. Martin Guptill and Colin Munro gave a flying start of 83 runs in just 5 overs. Guptill smashed 50 runs off just 20 balls, Munro scored 46 runs off 21 balls and in the end, Tim Seifert's 39 runs off 16 balls helped New Zealand to post a great total 146/5 in 11 overs.
In reply England had a poor start and lost 3 wickets for just 39 runs in 3 overs but Jonny Bairstow's 47 runs off 18 balls, Sam Curran's 24 runs off 11 balls brought their team back into the game. In the end, England needed 13 runs off 3 balls and Chris Jordan smashed a 6, 2 and 4 off the last 3 balls and match was tied. In the Super Over England scored 17 runs off Southee bowling and New Zealand could manage only 8 runs and lost the match and series.
All the major stats and facts from fifth and final T20I between New Zealand and England in Auckland
4 - This was England's 4th consecutive series win in T20I cricket. They last lost a T20I series against India at home in 2018.
England last 4 T20I series -
Won (3-2) vs NZ in NZ, 2019
Won (1-0) vs PAK in ENG, 2019
Won (3-0) vs WI in WI, 2019
Won (1-0) vs SL in SL, 2019
11 - Wickets Mitchell Santner took in this series - the joint most wickets by a bowler in a bilateral T20I series.
Most wickets in a bilateral T20I series -
11 - Mitchell Santner (NZ) vs ENG in NZ, 2019
11 - Ahsan Malik (NED) vs NEP in NED, 2015
11 - Rashid Khan (AFG) vs IRE in IND, 2019
10 - Shadab Khan (PAK) vs WI in WI, 2017
10 - Pavandeep Singh (Malaysia) vs Vanuatu in Malaysia, 2019
17 - Number of fifty-plus scores Martin Guptill has scored in T20Is - the third-most in the world.
Most fifty-plus scores in T20Is -
22 - Rohit Sharma / Virat Kohli
17 - Martin Guptill
16 - David Warner / Paul Stirling
15 - Chris Gayle / Brendon McCullum
100 - Colin Munro became the fourth batsman to hit 100 sixes in T20I cricket.
Most sixes in T20I cricket -
115 - Rohit Sharma
113 - Martin Guptill
105 - Chris Gayle
100 - Colin Munro
96 - Eoin Morgan
508 - Runs Martin Guptill has scored at Eden Park in Auckland in T20Is - the most runs by a batsman at a single ground in T20Is.
Most T20I runs at a single ground -
508 - Martin Guptill at Eden Park, Auckland
472 - Virat Kohli at Sher Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur
463 - Mahmudullah at Sher Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur
408 - Mohammad Shahzad at Sharjah Cricket Ground, Sharjah
2002 - Eoin Morgan when on 15, became first England and overall seventh batsman to score 2000 runs in T20I cricket. He has scored total of 2002 runs in 86 T20Is.
Players to score 2000 runs in T20I cricket -
2539 - Rohit Sharma
2450 - Virat Kohli
2436 - Martin Guptill
2263 - Shoaib Malik
2140 - Brendon McCullum
2079 - David Warner
2002 - Eoin Morgan