Fifth ODI: England beat New Zealand by 7 wickets to win ODI series

Mar 11, 2018, 10:57 IST | Agencies

Jonny Bairstow's ton saw England cruise to a seven-wicket win in the deciding ODI against New Zealand to wrap up the series 3-2

England's Jonny Bairstow waves to the crowd as he leaves the field after he was dismissed for 104 runs during their one day cricket international against New Zealand in Christchurch, New Zealand, Saturday, March 10, 2018. PicAP/PTI
England's Jonny Bairstow waves to the crowd as he leaves the field after he was dismissed for 104 runs during their one day cricket international against New Zealand in Christchurch, New Zealand, Saturday, March 10, 2018. PicAP/PTI

A masterful century by Jonny Bairstow saw England cruise to a seven-wicket win in the deciding ODI against New Zealand to wrap up the series 3-2 in Christchurch on Saturday. Bairstow's 104 off 60 deliveries, backed by 61 from fellow opener Alex Hales powered England's win.

New Zealand, sent in to bat, saw Mitchell Santner top score with 67 as the Kiwis struggled to 223.

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