1st T20, Auckland: Statistical highlights from England's 40-run win

England beat New Zealand by 40 runs in the first T20 international at Auckland on Saturday to take 1-0 lead in the 3-match series.

updated: February 09, 2013 19:59 IST
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Here are the statistical highlights from the game:

# England have won six and lost one out of seven played against New Zealand in T20Is - winning % 85.71.

# Since losing by 5 runs to New Zealand at Durban on September 18, 2007, England have won six successive games against them in T20Is.

# England (214/7) have recorded their highest total in Twenty20 Internationals, bettering the 202 for six against South Africa at Johannesburg on November 13, 2009.

# England's only other total of 200 in T20Is is 200 for six against India at Kingsmead, Durban on September 19, 2007.

# England's aforesaid total is the second highest without any player posting a fifty in T20Is - the highest is Australia's 221 for five against England at Sydney on January 9, 2007.

# England became the first team to register two totals of 200 or more without any one scoring a fifty in T20Is.

# England's 214 for seven is the joint highest score by any team against New Zealand. Australia had posted 214 for five against them at Auckland on February 17, 2005 and 214 for four at Christchurch on February 28, 2010

# Australia and England, with 214 each, now jointly hold a record for registering highest score at Auckland in T20Is.

# New Zealand (174/9) have posted their highest total against England in T20Is, eclipsing the 164 for 9 at Durban on September 18, 2007.

# The match aggregate of 388 for 16 wickets is a record between the two countries in T20Is, obliterating the 336 for 18 at Auckland on February 5, 2008.

# In England's innings, fifteen sixes have been recorded - their highest ever in a T20I - the third highest, next only to South Africa's tally of 17 against England at Centurion on November 15, 2009 and Australia's 16 against India at Bridgetown on May 7, 2010.

# The match has produced 23 sixes - a record between the two countries. Only twice more sixes (24) have been recorded in T20Is - NZ vs India at Chrischurch on Feb.25, 2009 and Australia vs India at Bridgetown on May 7, 2010.

# Eoin Morgan (46) has posted his highest score against New Zealand in T20is, surpassing the 40 at Gros Islet on May 10, 2010.

# Morgan took his sixes' tally to 30 in 33 matches - a tally bettered only by Kevin Pietersen's 32 in 36 matches for England in T20Is.

# Luke Wright (42) has recorded his highest score in New Zealand in T20Is, eclipsing the 30 at Christchurch on February 7, 2008.

# Morgan and Bairstow were involved in a stand of 81 for the fourth wicket - England's highest against New Zealand, surpassing the 20 between Paul Collinwood and Kevin Pietersen at Auckland on February 5, 2008.

# Nathan McCullum (4-0-49-0) has produced his worst bowling performance when he has bowled four overs in an innings. For the first time in a T20I, he has conceded 40 runs or more.

# Jonny Bairstow (38 off 22 balls) has registered his second highest score in T20Is, next only to the 60 not out against Pakistan at Dubai (DSC) on February 25, 2012.

# Bairstow's strike rate of 172.72 is his career-best when he has scored atleast 20 in an innings in T20Is.

# Jos Buttler (32 not out) has registered his highest score against New Zealand in T20Is. His highest in T20Is is 33 not out against India at Pune on December 20, 2012.

# Stuart Broad (4/24) has produced a career-best bowling performance in T20Is, eclipsing the 3 for 17 against Pakistan at The Oval on June 7,2009.

# Broad has completed his 50 wickets in T20Is - 52 at an average of 21.86 in 44 matches.

# Broad has established a record for the highest wicket-aggregate by an England bowler in T20Is, surpassing the 51 by Graeme Swann at an average of 16.84 in 39 matches.

# Broad is the first England captain and the fourth overall to bag four wickets in an innings as captain in T20Is, joining Shahid Afridi, Darren Sammy and Daniel Vettori

# The six bowlers with 50 wickets or more in T20Is are - Saeed Ajmal (71), Umar Gul (69), Shahid Afridi (63), Ajantha Mendis (56), Broad (52) & Swann (51).

# Finn has captured three wickets in an innings four times - twice against New Zealand.

# Luke Wright (2/29) has produced his best bowling performance in T20Is, bettering the 2 for 38 against India at Mumbai on December 22, 2012.

# Martin Guptill (44) has registered his highest score against England in T20Is.

# Brendon McCullum has lost all three games as captain to England in T20Is.

# Stuart Broad had won both the games as captain against New Zealand in T20Is.

# Ronnie Hira (20 not out) has posted his highest score in T20Is.