Hosts New Zealand registered a 3-wicket win in the opening ODI against England. A look at the statistical highlights from the match.
# New Zealand enjoy 100% record in international cricket against England at Hamilton. They have won both the ODIs against England - by 10 wickets on February 12, 2008 and by 3 wickets on February 17, 2013.Â They had defeated England in the Test played at this venue by 189 runs in March 2008 and by 55 runs in Twenty20 International on February 12, 2013.
# Brendon McCullum's captaincy record reads as : 12 matches - six wins and six losses - winning % 50.00.
# England (258) have recorded their highest total at Seddon Park, Hamilton in ODIs, outstripping the 158 on February 12, 2008.
# England's 258 is their second highest total in New Zealand, next only to the 340 for six in the tied game against New Zealand at Napier on February 20, 2008.
# England's aforesaid score is their highest losing total against New Zealand in New Zealand in ODIs. Â
# Ian Bell (64) has posted his second fifty against New Zealand - his first was 73 at Auckland on February 15, 2008.
# Bell's 64 is his 25th fifty in ODIs.
# Jonathan Trott's 68 off 90 balls is the highest by an England player at this venue in ODIs.
# Trott's first fifty against New Zealand is his 19th in ODIs.
# Trott is averaging 59.95 in ODIs while batting first - 1379 runs in 26 matches, including three hundreds and eleven fifties as against his average of 39.00 while batting in the second innings.
# The 89-run third-wicket partnership between Trott and Root is the highest for England for any wicket at Seddon Park, Hamilton in ODIs.
# Joe Root (56) has registered his second fifty in ODIs - his highest is 57 not out against India at Mohali on January 23, 2013.
# Mitchell McClenaghan (4/56) has produced his second best bowling performance in ODIs, next only to the 4 for 20 against South Africa at Paarl on January 19, 2013.
# In just four matches, McClenaghan has taken ten wickets at 19.70 runs apiece, including two four-wicket hauls.
# James Franklin (3/38) has produced his best bowling performance in ODIs in New Zealand, surpassing the 3 for 44 against Sri Lanka at Christchurch on February 11, 2001.
# Kane Williamson's 74 is his first fifty against England - his fourth in ODIs.
# Williamson's aforesaid innings is his second highest in a winning cause in ODIs, next only to the 145 not out against South Africa at Kimberley on January 22, 2013.
# Williamson is averaging 56.57 in a winning cause in ODIs - 396 runs in eleven innings (four times not out).
# New Zealand have won 18 and lost 13 out of 35 played against England in New Zealand (NR 2 & Tied 2).
# Brendodn McCullum (69 not out) has posted his fifth fifty against England - his 23rd in ODIs.
# McCullum has completed his 2,000 runs in ODIs in New Zealand - 2019 at an average of 33.09 in 86 matches, including a hundred and 13 fifties.Â He is the third batsman to accomplish the feat - the first two being - Nathan Astle (3448) and Stephen Fleming (2975).
# McCullum, as captain, is averaging 47.81 in ODIs - his tally being 526 runs in twelve games, including a hundred and four fifties.
# Chris Woakes (2/52) has registered his second best bowling figures in ODIs, next only to the 6 for 45 against Australia at Brisbane on January 30, 2011.
# Playing in his 261st international game, James Anderson, with Bradley-John Watling's wicket, has established an England bowling record.Â The said wicket is his 529th international wicket, surpassing the 528 (ave.28.44) in 218 matches by Ian Botham. Â