Jonny Bairstow played a terrific knock under pressure against New Zealand to resurrect England from the dead and help them chase down a revised target after a rain delay helping his team win the fifth and final One-Day International by three wickets (D/L) in Chester-le-Street to win the series 3-2.
This series between England and New Zealand has already produced the most runs in a five match series in ODI history, and there is still one game to go. Who is going to clinch the series? Read the preview by Rob Johnston.
Eoin Morgan and Joe Root hit blistering centuries as England recorded the biggest successful chase in all One-Day Internationals in England making short work of a massive target of 350 against New Zealand at Trent Bridge to level the series 2-2.
New Zealand coach, Mike Hesson, impressed by England’s performance in the ongoing One-Day International series between the two nations, termed the hosts as a side that can be very dangerous on their day.
Somerset pacer Jamie Overton has been named in the England squad for the final two One-Day Internationals against New Zealand thereby joining his twin brother Craig Overton who is already part of the squad.
Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor posted tons in a record third wicket partnership to chase down England’s 302 albeit with some late-game drama, helping New Zealand win by three wickets with an over to spare in Southampton going 2-1 up in the series.
Ross Taylor clobbered a scintillating unbeaten century to help New Zealand pile 398 and stave off a record-breaking chase from England partially hampered by rain, helping New Zealand take the game by 13 runs (D/L) at The Oval in the second One-Day International to level the series 1-1.
New Zealand's batting all-rounder Grant Elliott feels that the momentum from the Test series against England will give his side an edge when the two teams face-off in the One-Day International series that begins next week.