New Zealand vs England: Highlights

Updated: 15 February 2013 19:03 IST

Alex Hales and Michael Lumb have shared a partnership of 143 (unbroken) - England's highest for the first wicket in T20Is - their second highest for any wicket, next only to the 159 between Ravi Bopara and Alex Hales for the second wicket against the West Indies at Nottingham on June 24, 2012.

New Zealand vs England: Highlights

England have recorded their second win by ten wickets in T20Is - the first being against the West Indies at The Oval on September 23, 2011.

England have won with 44 balls to spare - their biggest win in terms of balls remaining, eclipsing their six-wicket win with 36 balls to spare against Pakistan at Cardiff on September 7, 2010.

Martin Guptill (59) has recorded his fifth fifty in T20Is - his first against England.

Guptill has been a consistent performer in the series, aggregating 150 at an average of 50.00 - his sequence of scores being 44 at Auckland, 47 at Hamilton and 59 at Wellington.

Guptill had managed 151 (ave.75.50) in three matches against South Africa in New Zealand in 2011-12 - his best performance till date.

Guptill's aforesaid performance is a series record between the two countries in Twenty20 Internationals.

Stuart Broad, with 7 wickets at an average of 13.14 in three matches, has set a record for most wickets in a bilateral series between England and New Zealand in T20Is.

Broad's above performance is his best in a bilateral series in Twenty20 Internationals.

Jade Dernbach (3/36) has produced his second best bowling performance in T20Is, next only to the 4 for 22 against India at Old Trafford on August 31, 2011.

Alex Hales and Michael Lumb have shared a partnership of 143 (unbroken) - England's highest for the first wicket in T20Is - their second highest for any wicket, next only to the 159 between Ravi Bopara and Alex Hales for the second wicket against the West Indies at Nottingham on June 24, 2012.

England's previous best opening partnership in T20Is was 128 (unbroken) between Hales and Kieswetter against the West Indies at The Oval on September 23, 2011.

The 143-run stand is the highest by any pair for the first wicket against New Zealand in T20Is and the third highest in T20Is - the highest ever being 170 between Loots Bosman and Graeme South Africa for South Africa against England at Centurion on November 15, 2009.

Alex Hales (80 not out off 42 balls) has registered his fifth fifty in T20Is - his first against New Zealand.

Hales' aforesaid innings is his second in T20Is, next only to the 99 against West Indies at Nottingham on June 24, 2012.

Hales' strike rate of 190.47 is his career-best in an innings in T20Is, outstripping the 160.00 (56 off 35 balls) against India at Pune on December 20, 2012. (minimum 20).

Hales has established a record for the highest individual innings for England against New Zealand in T20Is, eclipsing the 76 by Luke Wright at Pallekele on September 29, 2012.

Stuart Broad, with 55 wickets at 21.90 runs apiece in 46 matches, is the top wicket-taker for England, extending his record in T20Is.

Michael Lumb (53 not out off 34 balls) has registered his career-best in T20Is, eclipsing the 50 against India at Mumbai on December 22, 2012. These two innings are his only fifties in T20Is.

Rajesh Kumar

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