High-flying Harry Brook adjudged Player of the Match

Player of the Match Harry Brook, aged 23, made impressive scores of 89 from 81 balls and then 54 from 41 during England’s authoritative 267-run win in the pink-ball Test at Bay Oval and now has six fifty-plus scores to his credit in eight Test innings, including three centuries in as many games in Pakistan in December.

Brief Scores: New Zealand 306 & 126 (Daryl Mitchell 57*; James Anderson 4-18, Stuart Broad 4-49) lost to England 325/9 decl. & 374 (Joe Root 57, Harry Brook 54, Ben Foakes 51, Ollie Pope 49; Blair Tickner 3-55) lead by 267 runs