New Zealand will be keen to continue their winning momentum in home conditions when they take on England in a two-match Test series that begins from 21st November. Captain Kane Williamson will be hoping that the side can deliver a clinical performance in this Test series.
On the other hand, England Captain Joe Root will lead for the Test series against New Zealand. Uncapped four players have been included in the Test squad. Saqib Mahmood, Matthew Parkinson, Dominic Sibley and Zak Crawley have earned their maiden call-up to the national side. Ollie Pope has also been included in the Test squad for the two-match Test series.
Here are some of the key stats related to New Zealand vs England 2019 Test Series
2008 was the last time England won a Test series in New Zealand. The visitors suffered defeat in the two-match series played in New Zealand in 2018.
103 Test matches have been played between New Zealand and England in Test cricket. England have dominated with 48 victories to their name while New Zealand has managed only 10 victories. 45 Test matches have ended in a draw.
2 centuries for New Zealand Captain Kane Williamson against England in Test cricket. He has scored 584 runs in 9 Test matches at an average of 38.93. Williamson will once again be crucial for New Zealand in this two-match Test series.
7 wickets needed by New Zealand pacer Tim Southee to complete 50 wickets against England in Test cricket. Southee has taken 43 wickets in 11 Test matches at an average of 32.55 with three five-wicket hauls to his name.
38 runs required by New Zealand middle-order batsman Ross Taylor to complete 1000 runs against England in Test cricket. Taylor currently has scored 962 runs in 15 matches at an average of 37.00 with two centuries to his name.
3 wickets needed by New Zealand pacer Trent Boult to complete 50 wickets in Test cricket. Boult currently has taken 47 wickets in 9 Test matches at an average of 23.02.
16 runs needed by New Zealand’s middle-order batsman Ross Taylor to complete 7000 runs in Test cricket. Taylor has accumulated 6839 runs from 94 Test matches at an average of 46.52 with 18 centuries to his name.