England defeated New Zealand by 2 runs at Seddon Park, which was the eighth
time that England have won a match by 5 runs or less, and first against New Zealand. See Matches Won by 5 Runs or Less. England have now won 5, and lost 2 of the 7 matches
played against New Zealand in New Zealand, including 1 win and 1 loss in the 2 matches at Seddon Park.
See New Zealand v England at Home.
Eoin Morgan scored 80 not out from 46 balls in the match, which was his second
highest score, see
Best Batting Performances, ninth half century, first against New Zealand, see Performances by Opponent at All Grounds. Eoin Morgan is England's leading run
scorer with 1,678 runs at an average of 29.96. See Players Scoring Most Career Runs for England.