Kane Williamson has been declared fit for the first Test against England while white-ball speedster Lockie Ferguson earned his maiden Test call-up.
Jonny Bairstow was reprimanded by the International Cricket Council (ICC) after using "an audible obscenity" during the fifth and final Twenty20 International against New Zealand.
Eoin Morgan became only the seventh cricketer across the world to score over 2,000 runs in Twenty20 Internationals.
Jimmy Neesham came up with a hilarious response to New Zealand's Super Over loss to England in the T20I series decider.
Michael Vaughan, former England captain, was trolled mercilessly on Twitter for predicting England or Australia to win the T20 World Cup next year.
England won the fifth T20I against New Zealand after a super over, clinching the series, and the match left fans with a feeling deja vu.
In scenes reminiscent of the World Cup final four months ago, it took a super over to separate England and New Zealand in their Twenty20 series with England coming out on top in Auckland on Sunday.
Garth Stirrat was fired as the Chief Executive of the New Zealand Professional Golfers' Association 10 years ago when his secret identity as a porn star came out in the open.
Dawid Malan scored a classy century and Eoin Morgan was at his destructive best as England blasted their highest ever T20I total.
In reply to New Zealand's 180, England were well placed at 139 for two in the 15th over before a flurry of wickets reduced them to 166 for seven at the close.
England were left to rue an uncomfortable day in the field with six spilled chances including three by James Vince.
James Vince top-scored for the tourists with 59, notching his maiden T20 half century as England chased down New Zealand's 154-run target in 18.3 overs.
Jonny Bairstow has said that the five-match T20I series against New Zealand will mark the start of a journey towards next year's T20 World Cup, slated to be held in Australia.
Jimmy Neesham took to Twitter to vent his frustration after New Zealand suffered a shock defeat to England in the Rugby World Cup.
Bharat Arun also revealed that Jasprit Bumrah's recovery is on the right path and hopes that he returns to the side before the Test series in New Zealand.
Kane Williamson will miss the upcoming Twenty20 series against England after a recurring hip injury flared up.
England have rested some of their star players like Joe Root, Jofra Archer, Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler for the T20I series and have included Tom Banton and Saqib Mahmood.
The International Cricket Council on Monday changed the Super Over rule for all its major tournaments following the uproar over the outcome of the men's World Cup final in July.