New Zealand won the 2-Test series 1-0. as they had in 2017-2018. This series was not part of the World Test Championship.
The overall summary of Tests between these countries:
New Zealand is slowly beginning to show better performances at home.
Looking at individual performances:
Most Runs (1000 and above):
MD Crowe has the most centuries (5) while several others have 4. The most scores of 50+ are 11 by JG Wright while several other have 10. R Taylor (1145) has the most runs among current players.
Highest innings (150 and above):
Root and Watling scored double centuries in this series.
Best batting average (Min 20 innings, all instances):
Cowdrey has the highest average here. Root and Taylor have the highest averages among current players. Williamson has not played enough against England.
Best strike rate (Min 1000 balls faced, 45.00):
McCullum leads by a large margin. Taylor, Root and Watling represent current players.
Most wickets (25 and more):
Sir Richard leads by a large margin, although current player Broad is next. Southee, Boult and Wagner are also moving up.
Best innings bowling (includes all instances of 7wi):
No instances from the last few years.
Best match bowling (includes all instances of 10wm):
Note the duopoly at the top from Underwood and Lock who have the 5 best performances. Nothing from recent years.
Best bowling average (Min 2000 balls bowled, all instances):
Underwood and Willis have the best bowling averages, Underwood and Illingworth the best economy while Underwood and Anderson have the best strike rates. Boult and Wagner have the best averages among current players.
To be continued.