England beat New Zealand: Jonny Bairstow smashes century to lead England to seven-wicket win and clinch one-day series 3-2

JONNY BAIRSTOW scored a blistering one-day worldwide century for the second time in three days.

Bairstow plundered his means to three figures from simply fifty eight balls – the third-quickest century of all time by an England batsman.

 Jonny Bairstow was the top man again as England thrashed New Zealand to wrap up a 3-2 Series win

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Jonny Bairstow was the highest man once more as England thrashed New Zealand to wrap up a 3-2 Series win
 The Yorkshire batter has impressed for England in the one-day Series against New Zealand

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The Yorkshire batter has impressed for England within the one-day Series towards New Zealand

England misplaced on Wednesday regardless of Bairstow’s beautiful innings of 138 however this time he hustled his group to a seven-wicket win with 17.2 overs to spare.

It gave England a 3-2 series win and one other surge of self-perception on the finish of two months of white ball cricket. The winter away finishes with two Checks towards the Kiwis.

Solely Jos Buttler (forty six balls) and Moeen Ali (fifty three) have made faster centuries for England in one-day cricket.

Bairstow took his time initially and his first 19 deliveries yielded a relative conservative 17 runs.

 Jonny Bairstow reached his century in just 58 balls as England brushed aside New Zealand

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Jonny Bairstow reached his century in simply fifty eight balls as England brushed apart New Zealand
 Jonny Bairstow proved too hot for New Zealand to handle with nine fours and six sixes

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Jonny Bairstow proved too scorching for New Zealand to deal with with 9 fours and six sixes

However he then utilized the accelerator, reaching his half-century from 38 balls and requiring simply one other 20 to go to his fourth ODI century in his final 15 innings.

A few of his hitting straight and over mid-wicket was as clear as anyone might want to see.

Altogether, the flame-haired Yorkshireman struck 9 fours and six sixes earlier than being out hit-wicket as he tried one other aggressive shot towards Trent Boult.

Bairstow had earlier held a shocking, operating catch at deep mid-wicket to take away Tim Southee. He sprinted, dived ahead and snaffled the ball a foot from the turf together with his proper hand.

Bairstow and Alex Hales placed on one hundred fifty five for the primary wicket as England rampaged in the direction of their small goal of 224.

Hales was given his first alternative of the series as a result of common opener Jason Roy suffered a again spasm shortly earlier than the beginning and he took it nicely sufficient with sixty one from seventy four balls.

As soon as New Zealand slumped to ninety three-6, just one end result appeared attainable.

Henry Nicholls and Mitchell Santner made half-centuries to cowl the Kiwis’ innings in a veneer of respectability however it was nowhere close to sufficient on a superb pitch.

Chris Woakes took three extra wickets and was named Man of the Series whereas Adil Rashid additionally collected three victims.

JONNY BAIRSTOW scored a blistering one-day worldwide century for the second time in three days.

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