ENG vs NZ Test Records: All the records that can be achieved in England vs New Zealand series: Joe Root-led England are set to host Kane Williamson’s New Zealand in a two-match Test series. The opening test will kick off at Lord’s, London beginning June 2. The second contest will take place at Edgbaston. The series will help New Zealand gear for the inaugural edition of the ICC WTC Final against India. Here, we discuss all the records that New Zealand and England players can achieve in the upcoming Test series. Players who can script new records are Tom Latham, BJ Watling, James Anderson, Stuart Broad and Trent Boult.
ENG vs NZ Test Records: All the records that can be achieved in England vs New Zealand series
ENG vs NZ: Tom Latham set to achieve multiple records in Test series
New Zealand batsman Tom Latham needs just 71 runs to complete 4,000 runs in Test cricket. He is just away century away to equal former New Zealand skipper Brendan McCullum who had slammed 12 tons in his test career.
ENG vs NZ: BJ Watling likely to complete 4,000 runs in Tests
New Zealand wicket-keeper BJ Watling, who as announced that he will retire after ICC WTC Final, needs 227 runs to complete 4,000 runs in Test career.
ENG vs NZ: James Anderson third-highest wicket-taker in ENG vs NZ series
England pace legend James Anderson has taken 60 wickets in 14 Tests against New Zealand. He needs just 5 wickets to go past Ian Botham to become third highest wicket-taker in ENG vs NZ series.
ENG vs NZ: Trent Boult could become 2nd fastest to complete 300 Test wickets for New Zealand
New Zealand pace spearhead Trent Boult could become the 2nd fastest bowler to pick 300 Test wickets for Kiwis. He has taken 281 wickets in 71 matches. As of now, Tim Southee is the second fastest, he had achieved the feat in 76 Tests.
ENG vs NZ: Joe Root can achieve these 5 big records in two-match Test series
England captain Joe Root can break as many 5 big records against New Zealand in the upcoming Test series.
9000 runs in Tests
Joe Root is on verge of completing 9000 runs in Test cricket. He needs 383 runs to achieve the milestone. With the milestone, he will also surpass G Gooch’s record to become second-highest run-getter for England in Test matches.
Root needs just one half-century to complete 50 fifties in Test cricket.
The 30-year-old could also score his 6th double century in Tests. He can equal Mahela Jayawardena, Virat Kohli and W Hammond. The trio have scored 7 double centuries each.
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