England vs New Zealand 3rd Test Day 5 Yesterday Match Result, Highlights: ENG Won the Match to Whitewash NZ


England won the third test match against New Zealand with seven wickets to lead the series 3-0.

Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow scored an unbeaten knock of 86 and 71 respectively to help their side chase down a target of 296 easily.

Earlier, England and New Zealand resumed the match on Day 5 where New Zealand had a great start as Tim Southee dismissed Ollie Pope after he scored 82.

However, Jonny Bairstow changed the direction of the game by hitting 30-ball 50.

Half-centuries from Ollie Pope and Joe Root supported England to pave their way to their win.

On Day 4, England needed only 113 to sweep the series. Their main players Pope and Root were unbeaten at 81 and 55 respectively.

New Zealand hoped for a miracle on Day 5 which would protect it from getting whitewashed.

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