England vs New Zealand, 1st ODI 2023: Stats Preview of Players' Records and Approaching Milestones
England, New Zealand set for crucial ODI series ahead of World Cup
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England and New Zealand, who levelled the T20I series 2-2, are set to face each other in the first of the four-match ODI series starting from September 8 at the Sophia Gardens in Cardiff. The second ODI will be played at the Rose Bowl, followed by the third and fourth ODIs at Kennington Oval and at Lord's respectively. The series will be a dress rehearsal for the opening World Cup game, and both teams will be trying out different combinations to see what works best for them.
For England, Jonny Bairstow is the go-to batter. He has aggregated 175 runs in four matches with an average of 58.33 in the T20I series, including two half-centuries. Harry Brook has also aggregated 122 runs, and Gus Atkinson has done well with the ball, picking up six wickets. They will all be looking to continue their good form in the upcoming ODIs.
For New Zealand, Glenn Phillips has been in good touch with the bat, aggregating 174 runs in four matches. Finn Allen has also aggregated 123 runs, and Mitchell Santner has picked up five wickets. They will be hoping to carry their form into the ODI series as well.
The upcoming series will be the 20th ODI series between the two teams, with England having won eight, and New Zealand having won six, and the other five series having been drawn. England's highest ODI total against New Zealand is 408, while their lowest is 89. New Zealand's highest ODI total against England is 398, and their lowest is 134
Here are some important stats and numbers ahead of the 1st ODI between England and New Zealand:
Head to Head : England and New Zealand have played 91 ODIs against each other. New Zealand has won 43, England has won 41, and there have been 3 ties and 4 no results.In England, the hosts have won 17 matches, New Zealand has won 12, and there has been 1 tie and 2 no results.Overall, New Zealand has a slight edge in the head-to-head record, but England has a better record in England.
100 - Trent Boult (99) one match away from appear his 100th ODI match
3 - Adam Milne (97) needs three wickets to complete 100 wickets in International Cricket.
1 - Moeen Ali (99) neeeds one wicket to complete 100 wickets in ODI cricket
10 - Moeen Ali (190) needs 10 fours to complete 200 fours in ODI cricket
4- Joe Root (46) needs four sixes to complete 50 maximums in ODIs.
4 - Joe Root (496) needs 4 fours to complete 500 fours in ODIs
2 -Jonny Bairstow, who has 48 catches in ODIs, needs two more catches to reach 50 catches.
76- Ben Stokes (2924) needs 76 runs to complete 3000 runs in ODIs
1 - Ben Stokes (49), needs one catch to complete 50 catches in ODIs.
3 - Ben Stokes (297) is 3 wickets away from 300 wickets across formats.
68 - Joe Root (932) is 68 runs away from reaching 1000 ODI runs against New Zealand.
1 - Adil Rashid (99) is one wicket away from completing 100 ODI wickets in home conditions (England)