England Cricket’s Tweet Goes Viral Following Series Victory Over New Zealand. England won the series 3-0 after defeating New Zealand by seven wickets in the third Test.
The Ben Stokes-Brendon McCullum era began with a spectacular victory for England. As the Three Lions defeated New Zealand 3-0 in the three-match Test series. England defeated New Zealand by seven wickets in the Headingley Test, chasing down 296 in 54.2 overs. Jonny Bairstow and Joe Root scored 71 and 86 respectively to help England win. England played an aggressive brand of cricket throughout the series, with England chasing more than 250 in all three Tests.
Following the victory, England Cricket’s official Twitter account stated that the team did things differently and that they were pleased with what happened on the field.
“We took a different approach. It was fantastic. We hope you have as well “England Cricket tweeted.
Rain had washed out the morning session on Day 5 of the third Test. Leaving England, 183-2, with 78 overs to score the 113 runs needed for victory.
However, they only needed 15.2 overs, with Bairstow ending the match after just over an hour of play on Monday with a six over deep midwicket off spinner Michael Bracewell.
England won 3-0 against New Zealand in their first series under new captain Ben Stokes and red-ball coach Brendon McCullum, a former New Zealand captain.