England vs New Zealand 1st T20 Highlights played at Kennington Oval, London on 25th June 2013. New Zealand vs England Highlights 1st T20 2013. New Zealand tour of England 2013 cricket highlights online.
England and New Zealand played their 1st T20 game after 48 hours of the Champions Trophy 2013. England went into final of the tournament but lost to India will now be looking to get the momentum back. England winning the toss and opting to field against New Zealand in 1st T20. New Zealand started off splendidly with Hamish Ritherford and skipper Brendon McCullum giving them a perfect start in the T20. New Zealand put up a score of 201 with a loss of 4 wickets in 1st innings. Rutherford (62), McCullum (68) were the lead scorer for them. Coming to bat England was right under pressure from the first ball. Openers Lumb and Hales got them off to a blazing start. Luke Wright continued the good work and got to his fifty. But the visitors chipped in at regular intervals to keep a check on the run flow. It was down to 35 from the last 3 overs thanks to a cameo from Bopara. But he was left stranded at the other end as Nathan McCullum, Ian Butler and Corey Anderson did the job for the Kiwis in the final overs and helped their side take an unassailable 1-0 lead in the 2-match T20I series.