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Piers Morgan leads fans on social media in hailing series whitewash victory over New Zealand

‘Don’t think I’ve ever been this excited about England cricket’: Piers Morgan leads fans on social media in acclaimed series win over New Zealand and exciting transformation under captain Ben Stokes

  • England recorded a stunning 3-0 win over New Zealand on Monday afternoon
  • They started the day with 113 runs left to win and achieved the feat
  • Fans took to social media to share their joy at England’s win over Headingley

Fans took to social media to share their joy after England ran to a stunning 3-0 series win over New Zealand on Monday.

England started the day with a further 113 runs for the win and they accomplished the feat as Jonny Bairstow and Joe Root both went unbeaten.

The result sees England return to winning ways in Test cricket after struggles under the previous regime.

England won a stunning 3-0 series against New Zealand on Monday afternoon

England won a stunning 3-0 series against New Zealand on Monday afternoon

Fans reacted on social media with positivity from the English display on the final day – after not having too much to shout about lately.

Piers Morgan led the online celebrations as he praised captain Ben Stokes and the rest of the England squad for the win over Headingley.

He tweeted: ‘Don’t think I’ve ever been this excited about cricket in England. Absolutely exciting to see us playing with so much freedom, aggression and positivity.

Congratulations @benstokes38 and all the team on winning in such a bold and entertaining way. Love it!’

England have become the first team to chase 250+ runs in 3 consecutive friendlies

England have become the first team to chase 250+ runs in 3 consecutive friendlies

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England fans took to social media to share their joy at England's win over New Zealand

England fans took to social media to share their joy at England’s win over New Zealand

Former England footballer Gary Lineker wrote: ‘Love this adventurous, positive, entertaining side of @englandcricket. Well played.’

Another fan said: ‘That was a really, really, totally unrecognizable side of the last year or so!

Some even saw the funny side of it when a sixth fan tweeted, “Dear Sir, what a sad little life Jonny.

Ben Stokes and new head coach Brendon McCullum have had a major impact on the test team

Ben Stokes and new head coach Brendon McCullum have had a major impact on the test team

You completely ruined my century so you could have the fast fifty, but I hope you spend it now getting some lessons in grace and decency. Because you have all the grace of a reversing dump truck without tires.’

The English supporters club, ‘The Barmy Army’, added: ‘This is so ridiculous to see. Making a complete mockery of another fat run chase. Wow’

The win against the Black Caps made England history as they became the first team to successfully chase more than 250 runs in three consecutive Test matches.

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