Jos Buttler played a breathtaking innings to give England a face-saving win over New Zealand.
England vs New Zealand
Story first published on: Thursday, 06 June 2013 13:05
Trent Bridge ODI - Statistical highlights:
# England have won both their encounters against New Zealand at Trent Bridge, Nottingham - by 80 runs on June 11, 1975 and by 34 runs on June 5, 2013.
# Overall, England have won 13 and lost 12 out of 26 ODIs played at Trent Bridge, Nottingham (Tied one).
# England have won 32 and lost 38 out of 76 played against New Zealand in ODIs - winning % 45.83. (Two tied and Four NR).
# England (287/6) have recorded their highest total against New Zealand at Trent Bridge in ODIs, surpassing the 266 for six on June 11, 1975.
# Ian Bell (82 off 96 balls) has posted his highest score against New Zealand in ODIs, obliterating the 73 off 89 balls at Auckland on February 15, 2008.
# Bell has managed 491 runs at an average of 49.10 in eleven matches, including a hundred and three fifties - the most by a batsman in ODIs in 2013.
# Bell's third fifty against New Zealand is his 26th in ODIs.
# Bell remains the only England batsman to have amassed 1000 runs apart from averaging 50-plus since January 2012 in ODIs - 1040 at an average of 52.00, including two centuries and seven fifties, in 22 games.
# Bell's 82 is the second highest score for England against New Zealand at Trent Bridge in ODIs, next only to Keith Fletcher's 131 on June 11, 1975.
# Jonathan Trott has top-scored for England in the series - 183 runs at an average of 91.50 in three matches.
# Alastair Cook's seventh duck in ODIs is his fourth as captain - his first in twelve ODIs against New Zealand.
# Ian Bell and Trott have shared a stand of 66 for the second wicket - England's highest partnership against New Zealand at Trent Bridge in ODIs.
# Martin Guptill's series aggregate of 330 at an average of 330.00 in three matches, including two hundreds, is a series record for New Zealand against England in a bilateral series. No other New Zealander has managed 300 runs in an ODI series against England.
# Guptill's aforesaid average is a record by a New Zealand batsman in a series in ODIs, eclipsing Mark Greatbatch's 213.00 against England in 1990 (213 runs in two innings, including two hundreds).
# Guptill has got his first Player of the Series award in ODIs.
# Mitchell McClenaghan, with eight wickets at an average of 17.25 in three matches, has finished as the leading wicket-taker in the series.
# McClenaghan's figures of three for 54 are the best by a New Zealand bowler against England at Trent Bridge in ODIs.
# Bell and Root were involved in a stand of 80 for the third wicket - England's second highest partnership for any wicket against New Zealand at Trent Bridge, next only to the 83 for the third wicket between Keith Fletcher and Frank Hayes on June 11, 1975.
# Morgan and Bopara were associated in a stand of 57 - England's highest partnership for the fifth wicket against New Zealand at Trent Bridge in ODIs.
# Jos Butler (47 not out off 16 balls) has posted a career-best score in ODIs, surpassing the 21 against New Zealand at Hamilton on February 17, 2013.
# Butler's strike rate of 293.75 is the highest by an England batsman in ODIs (minimum 25 runs), obliterating the 281.25 (45 not out off 16 balls) against Bangladesh at Birmingham on July 12, 2010.
# Butler has received his first Man of the Match award in ODIs.
# Ross Taylor has recorded his third successive fifty in the series. His 71 is his highest score in England in ODIs.
# Taylor's 24th fifty in ODIs is his fourth against England.
# James Tredwell (3/51) took his tally of wickets to 25 at an average of 23.52 in 15 matches in ODIs.