4th T20I, England beat New Zealand: List of records broken
08 Nov 2019
England broke a host of records in the fourth T20I against New Zealand to dish out a dominating victory.
With this win, the visitors have leveled the five-match series 2-2.
England posted 241/3 in 20 overs after riding on a Dawid Malan century (103*).
New Zealand (165/10) collapsed during the chase to lose the match.
Here are the records broken.
How did the match pan out?
NZ vs ENG
England lost Jonny Bairstow early on and built their innings to go past 50 runs.
Tom Barton (31) departed with the score reading 58/2.
Skipper Eoin Morgan joined the in-form Dawid Malan and the two batsmen stole the show.
Their 182-run stand floored the Kiwis.
In reply, New Zealand raced to fifty in no time.
However, Martin Guptill's wicket helped England open the floodgates.
England post their highest score in T20Is
England's 241/3 is now the highest T20I total set by the side.
This was also their eighth score of 200-plus in T20Is and the second versus New Zealand.
England also registered their sixth score of 200-plus away from home.
This was England's 12th T20I victory against the Kiwis.
In head-to-head tally, England lead 12-7. One match didn't have any result.
Malan and Morgan shatter the records with 182-run stand
Malan and Morgan's 182-run stand is now the highest partnership stand for the third wicket against New Zealand.
Notably, it is also the highest stand for any wicket in T20Is between the two sides.
Their partnership is the highest for the third wicket overall in T20Is.
It is also the fourth-highest partnership for any wicket in T20Is and is England's best as well.
Morgan scripts a host of special feats
England skipper Morgan (91) smashed his 11th career fifty in T20Is.
He smashed seven fours and seven sixes.
Morgan raced to 150 career T20I fours. He needs six more maximums to register 100 sixes (94).
The southpaw now has 1,985 runs in T20Is and is 15 shy of the 2,000-run mark.
Morgan slammed his highest score and registered a second fifty against New Zealand.
In-form Malan slams maiden T20I century
England's Malan is enjoying the form of his life.
After scoring 55 in the previous match. Malan slammed his maiden century in T20Is and smashed nine fours and six sixes.
In just his ninth T20I, Malan has already registered 450-plus runs (458) at 57.25.
The promising batsman became England's second-ever centurion in the format.
His 103* is also the second-highest score by an Englishman.
Morgan and Malan register fastest milestones for England
Morgan registered the fastest fifty by an Englishman in T20Is (21 balls). Meanwhile, Malan hit the fastest T20I hundred for England (48 balls). Malan registered his sixth fifty-plus score in nine innings.