England is playing 4 T20Is and 4 ODIs against New Zealand. In the first T20I, New Zealand failed to bat constructively against opposition bowling. England won the match by 7 wickets and with 36 balls remaining in the chase. New Zealand started the innings in a grand way but failed to continue the momentum. England bowlers did not let New Zealand batters to sustain momentum throughout the innings. And in chase, Dawid Malan and Harry Brook batted well to give England such a big win.
England won the toss and elected to field first. Finn Allen(21) gave a sparkling start to New Zealand. But Devon Conway(3) and Tim Seifert(9) failed to give a partnership. Glenn Phillips tried to maintain a flow but he could not really go after England bowlers. He scored 41 runs off 38 balls in the innings. Luke Wood(3/37), Brydon Carse(3/23), Liam Livingstone(1/25), Adil Rashid(1/18) and Moeen Ali(1/11) took wickets for England. New Zealand scored 139/9 in 20 overs.
In the chase, Jonny Bairstow(4) got out in the first over. Will Jacks(22) gave momentum to the innings. Dawid Malan scored 54 runs off 42 balls for England against New Zealand. Harry Brook has put on a partnership with Malan. Liam Livingstone(10) assisted Harry Brook(43) in finishing the chase successfully. England scored 143/3 in 14 overs. Brydon Carse got Player of the Match for England for his bowling performance.