New Zealand will be touring England for a two-match test series in June. The two teams last played a test match against each other back in 2019 where New Zealand came out on top.
New Zealand and England have a long history of playing test matches against each other. Here is a summary of records and memorable matches between the two sides.
England vs New Zealand – First Test Match
The first test match between the two sides was played in 1930 when England toured New Zealand. The first game was played on 10th January at Christchurch. NZ could only make 112 in the first innings despite their captain opting to bat first. In reply, England was all out for 181.
The Kiwis’ batting once again failed as they got bowled out for 131. The small target of 66 runs was chased down by the visitors easily. England not only won the first match but went on to win the four-match series 1-0.
New Zealand in England – Test Records
New Zealand has toured England 17 times till now in which it has managed to win two series but has lost 13 times to the home team. The series has been drawn thrice See Live score here.
Total Matches – 17, England – 13, New Zealand – 2, Draw – 3
England in New Zealand – Test Records
England has toured New Zealand 20 times in the past in which they have managed to win 10 times while only losing thrice. The series has been drawn seven times.
Total Matches – 20, New Zealand – 3, England – 10, Draw – 7
England vs New Zealand – Test Records
Since 1930, England and New Zealand have played 105 test matches against each other in which the former has been the dominating side. England has won 48 test matches while New Zealand has won just 11. A total of 46 matches have ended in a draw.
The last time these two teams played against each other was back in 2019 for a two-match test series in New Zealand. The home team won the series 1-0 also Read: Cricket match pridiction.
The two-match Test series will be played in England starting from 2nd June. The first match will be played at Lord’s while the next match will be played at Edgbaston.
1st Test: Lord’s | 2nd June
2nd Test: Edgebaston | 10th June
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