New Zealand tour of England 2022 Test series – 3rd Test

New Zealand tour of England 2022 Test Series

England vs New Zealand Test series 2022

3rd Test:

Third and last Test of the 3 match series between England and New Zealand is going to be played at the Headingley, Leads starting from June 23rd 2022.

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England vs New Zealand History:

Overall:

Series:

This is going to be the thirty ninth bilateral series between the teams, The host won the series 23 times. Whereas the opponent won just 6 times. 9 series resulted in a draw.

The longest streak without a draw between the teams is 6 series in a span of 15 years, from 1950-51 to 1965-66, where the England team won all 6 times.

The consecutive winning streak for the England team against New Zealand was 6 series from 1950-51 to 1965-66.

The longest streak of undefeated for the England team against New Zealand was 20 series from 1929-30 to 1983-84.

The consecutive winning streak for the New Zealand team against England was 3 series from 2017-18 to present .

The longest streak of undefeated for the New Zealand team against England was 4 series from 2015 to present.

Last 5 (completed) series results of England against New Zealand are LLLDW.

Matches:

The teams completed 109 meetings in the longest format of cricket, till date. The host won 50 times, whereas the opponent won just 12 times with 47 draws. 

The teams played consecutive 7 tests without any draw from 1951 to 1958, in which, England won all 7 games, from 1987 to 1984, in which, England won 6 times and New Zealand won once, and from 2002 to 2008, in which England won 5 times and New Zealand won twice.

The consecutive winning streak for the England team against New Zealand was 7 matches from 1951 to 1958.

The longest streak of undefeated for the England team against New Zealand was 47 matches from 1930 to 1978.

The consecutive winning streak for the New Zealand team against England was 2 matches from 2015 to 2018.

The longest streak of undefeated for the New Zealand team against England was 11 matches from 1984 to 1990.

Last 5 (completed) match results of England against New Zealand are WWLDD.

English Backyard:

Series:

When touring England by New Zealand, the teams met to play bilateral series 18 times, out of them, the host won the series 13 times and the visitors won the series thrice. 2 series resulted in a draw.

The longest streak without a draw between the teams is 13 series in a span of 66 years, between 1958 to 2015, where England won 11 series and New Zealand won twice.

The consecutive winning streak for the England team against New Zealand was 6 series from 1958 to 1986.

The longest streak of undefeated for the England team against New Zealand was 9 series from 1931 to 1986.

The consecutive winning streak for the New Zealand team against England was just 1 series (thrice) in 1986, in 1999 and in 2021.

The streak of undefeated for the New Zealand team against England was just 1 series in 1949, in 1986, in 1999, in 2015 and in 2021.

Last 5 (completed) series results of England against New Zealand are LDWWW.

Matches:

On the soil of England, the teams faced each other 58 times. out of them, England received victory 32 times and defeated just 6 times with 20 draws.

The teams played 8 consecutive tests without any draw from 1973 to 1986, in which England won 7 games and New Zealand won once.

The consecutive winning streak for the England team against New Zealand was 5 matches from 2008 to 2015.

The longest streak of undefeated for the England team against New Zealand was 28 matches from 1931 to 1983.

The consecutive winning streak for the New Zealand team against England was 1 match in 1983, in 1986, in 1999 (twice), in 2015 and in 2021.

The longest streak of undefeated for the New Zealand team against England was 5 matches (twice) from 1937 to 1958 and from 1986 to 1990.

Last 5 (completed) match results of England against New Zealand are WWLDL.

Points and Rankings:

The series is the comparison between the sixth rank (England (88)) and third rank (New Zealand (111)) team. The host is 23 points behind the visitors.

England:

The team completed 1050 matches in the format. Out of them, the team won 380 times and lost 316 times. 354 times, the plays were completed as a Draw.

If the home team will lose the series with the margin of 3 defeats, then the team will lose 3 points without any impact in the rankings. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 3, the team will earn 9 points and gain 1 rank in the position.

If the home team will lose the series with the margin of 2 defeats, then the team will lose 2 points without any impact in the rankings. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 2, the team will earn 7 points and gain 1 rank in the position. 

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 1 defeat, then the team will neither gain nor lose either the points or the rankings. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 1, the team will gain 6 points and gain 1 rank in the position.

Drawing the series will help the team to gain 3 points without impact in the position.

Last 5 (completed) match results of England are WWLDD.

New Zealand:

The team completed 456 matches in the format. Out of them, the team won 109 times and lost 179 times. 168 times, the plays were completed as a Draw.

If the visiting team will lose the series with the margin of 3 defeats, then the team will lose 11 points and 1 rank in the position. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 3, the team will earn 4 points without any impact in the rankings.

If the visiting team will lose the series with the margin of 2 defeats, then the team will lose 9 points and 1 rank in the position. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 2, the team will earn 2 points without any impact in the rankings. 

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 1 defeat, then the team will lose 7 points and gain 1 rank in the position. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 1, the team will neither gain nor lose either the points or the rankings. 

Drawing the series will cause the team to lose 3 points and gain 1 rank in the position.

Last 5 (completed) match results of New Zealand are LLLWW.

Weather:

Weather forecast of Leeds shows the weather would be mostly sunny on the first day and partly cloudy on the fourth day, showers would be expected in the afternoon on all other three days.. There is a less chance of rain for the first and the fourth days, as the precipitation percentage would be between 14% to 24%, but high chance of rain on other three days, as the precipitation percentage would be between 36% to 72%. The temperature would be between 19 to 27 Celsius. The wind would be between 17 – 30 km/h.

Headingley, Leeds

Toss and Pitch:

Teams preferred to bat first after winning the toss, which happened 61 times out of 79 games, and the selection didn’t favor the teams, as the teams won 23 times and lost 25 times. 13 games resulted in a draw.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to bat first, are LLLWL.

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The teams never won a game after choosing to bat first since 2013.

On the other hand, the teams who chose to field first, the team won 7 times and lost 6 times with 5 draws.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to field first, are WLLLD.

The longest streak without a draw at the venue was 12 matches (thrice) from 1955 to 1968, from 1981 to 1994 and from 1997 to 2012.

The longest streak with a draw at the venue was 3 matches (twice) from 1930 to 1938 and from 1978 to 1981.

The first batting team won the matches 29 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won 32 times with 18 draws.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while the team bat first, are LLLLW.

The team, with the batting in the first inning of the match, never won an encounter since 2016.

Overall, 30 times the teams won the toss, won the matches and lost 31 times with 18 draws.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while winning the toss, are LWLLL.

Home Side:

Particularly, for England, the team won the toss 35 times in 78 games. The team won 15 times and lost 10 times with 10 draws.

Last 5 (completed) match results of England at the venue, while winning the toss, are WLLLW.

The home side never won a game after choosing to bat first since 2013.

Last 5 (completed) match results of England at the venue, while losing the toss, are WWWLL.

The visiting team has never won a match after winning the toss since 2008.

The foreign side never won a match after choosing to bat first since 2003.

Scores:

The lowest defended total was 129 in 1907, and the highest successful chase was 404 runs in 1948.

The first innings lowest total was 67 runs in 1958, and the highest total was 653 runs in 1993. For the second inning, the lowest total was 67 runs in 2019, whereas the highest was 584 runs in 1934. For the third inning, the lowest total was 61 runs in 2000, whereas the highest was 510 runs in 1967. And for the fourth inning, the lowest total was 75 runs (completed innings) in 1907, whereas the highest was 404 runs in 1948.

The batting average of the first innings is 31.61 and 30.21 is for the second innings. The batting average of the third innings is 27.07, and 28.49 is for the fourth innings.

Test History Between the Teams at the Venue:

Both the teams faced each other 10 times at the venue. The host won 5 times, whereas the visitors won 2 times with a (1) draw.

Last 5 (completed) match results of England against New Zealand at the venue are LWWLW.

Teams’ Test History at Venue:

The Home Team:

The home side has a good record at the venue, and won 35 times out of 78 played games and lost 25 times with 18 draws.

Last 5 (completed) match results of England at the venue are WWWLW.

The Visiting Team:

The visiting team has a horrendous record, as the team won just twice and lost 5 times with a (1) draw in 8 outings.

Last 5 (completed) match results of New Zealand at the venue are WLLWL.

Selecting XI for both the Teams:

England:

The home side comes with J. Overton in place of J. Anderson.

England Eleven: A. Lees, Z. Crawley, O. Pope, J. Root, J. Bairstow, B. Stokes, B. Foakes, M. Potts, J. Overton, J. Leach, S. Broad

New Zealand:

The visiting team comes with K. Williamson in place of M. Henry and N. Wagner in place of K. Jamieson.

New Zealand Eleven: T. Latham, W. Young, K. Williamson, D. Conway, H. Nicholls, D. Mitchell, T. Blundell, M. Bracewell, T. Southee, N. Wagner, T. Boult

*Notes: the result of the most recent match is at the left.

*Notes: D means draw in “last five series results”.

*Notes: Images were taken from Google Search.

*Notes: https://babacric.in/cricket/eng-vs-nz-test-series-anderson-and-stuart-broad-return-to-england-ahead-of-lords-test-against-new-zealand/

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