Easy for England

Wellington: Luke Wright shone with both bat and ball while captain Stuart Broad took four wickets as England eased to a 40-run victory over New Zealand in their first T20 International in Auckland on Saturday.

All-rounder Wright's 20-ball innings of 42 included three fours and four sixes as England's power-packed batting line-up scored 214 for seven, their highest total in a T20 International. "The freedom the guys played with the bat today set us up brilliantly," Broad said. "To go and set our record as an England batting line-up was fantastic.


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