New Zealand found their first time in England after the 1986 and 1999 triumphs. Making this their third win from 18 Test series between the two teams. New Zealand seized a win on Day four of Test 2 at Edgbaston Cricket Ground in Birmingham. The first Test match between the two had ended in a draw. Black Caps then went on to overpower England by eight wickets in the second test to win by 1-0.
England had resumed on 122-9 in their second inning maintaining a lead of just 37 runs after they were restricted to 76-7 on Saturday. On the first ball of the fourth day, they clinched Olly Stone’s wicket and had a target of just 38 runs in front of them. Tom Latham then led the team to a 41-2 finish in just 52 minutes of play and 10.5 overs. Black Caps now head towards the World Test Championship final against India at Southampton.