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WT20 Statistical highlights: England vs New Zealand

May 11, 2010 11:45 IST

# Daniel Vettori was leading New Zealand for the 26th time in a Twenty20 international match. He has now made most appearances as a captain in this format. Vettori went ahead of South Africa's Graeme Smith's tally of 25.

# Shane Bond's wicket of Luke Wright was his 50th in Twenty20 matches. He was playing his 40th match.

# Shane Bond also took his tally of wickets in Twenty20 internationals to 25. He became second New Zealand bowler to do so after Daniel Vettori (34).

# The first wicket partnership of 30 runs, second wicket partnership of 29 runs and fourth wicket partnership of 62 runs are all highest for New Zealand against England for respective wickets.

# When he dismissed Michael Yardy, Nathan McCullum was inflicting a duck on the opposing batsman for the fifth time – most by any New Zealand bowler.

# First over of England's innings produced 13 runs – most productive first over for England in all Twenty20 internationals. The previous record was of 10 runs made on two occasions.

# New Zealand extended their record of losing most Twenty20 international matches to 19. They also share the record of losing most matches (8) in ICC World Twenty20 with Bangladesh and England.

# England's win by 3 wickets was only the sixth win by a side batting second out of 22 games in this tournament.

# The win was England's fifth in consecutive matches against New Zealand.

# England qualified for the semifinal of ICC World Twenty20 for the first time in three attempts.

# Tim Bresnan won his maiden Man of the Match award.