It was a big feat for the New Zealand team as they ended their 34-year wait to clinch a home Test series win over England on the final day of the second Test in Christchurch.
New Zealands began on a higher note and ended on 256 for 8 as bad light forced England to settle for a draw. Kane Williamson’s class of 2018, hence, took the series 1-0 after their innings win in Auckland in the first Test.
Ish Sodhi came out as an unexpected contributor and became hero for the hosts with the bat as he batted out 168 deliveries for his unbeaten 58 to frustrate England. New Zealand had failed to register a Test series win over England at home in the last six series. While England won three of them, the other three ended in draws.