Updated: Saturday, 22 March 2014 22:13 | By Agence France-Presse

New Zealand put England in to bat in World Twenty20

New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum won the toss and sent England in to bat in their group one Super-10 stage World Twenty20 match in Chittagong on Saturday.

New Zealand put England in to bat in World Twenty20

England batsman Michael Lumb (centre) and Moeen Ali run between the wickets during the ICC World Twenty20 match against New Zealand at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury stadium in Chittagong on March 22, 2014 - by Prakash Singh

England included spinner James Tradwell while New Zealand had Nathan McCullum as their frontline spinner.

Sri Lanka beat South Africa by five runs in the group one opening match earlier Saturday.

Top two teams from each of the two groups will qualify for the semi-finals. The final will be played in Dhaka on April 6.


England: Stuart Broad (capt), Alex Hales, Michael Lumb, Moeen Ali, Eoin Morgan, Ravi Bopara, Tim Bresnan, Jos Buttler, Jade Dernbach, Chris Jordan, James Tredwell.

New Zealand: Brendon McCullum (capt), Martin Guptill, Kane Williamson, Ross Taylor, Corey Anderson, Colin Munro, Luke Ronchi, Nathan McCullum, Tim Southee, Mitchell McClenaghan, Kyle Mills.

Umpires: Aleem Dar (PAK) and Paul Reiffel (AUS)

Tv umpire: Rod Tucker (AUS)

Match referee: Javagal Srinath (IND)

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