First T20 Rutherford and McCullum Set up NZ dramatic win

The New Zealand has won a remarkable come upon ended England by five runs in the opening Twenty20 match at a sold-out Oval in London and the New Zealand player record for the second wicket partnership of 114 runs between the Otago Volts pair of Hamish Rutherford and Brendon McCullum was the back of the victory as it force the BLACKCAPS to an inspiring total of 201.

The England though was hard in their big chase and was surrounded by one strike of pulling off the massive chase as they finished 196-5 and the New Zealand were the winner in a match that collective 397 runs as a full house at The Oval lap up a as you would expect rambunctious T20 international and the second and final Natwest International T20 match between England and New Zealand on Thursday night.


England won the toss and elected to field

New Zealand: 201/4 for 20 overs

Brendon McCullum 68
Hamish Rutherford 62 for 35 balls(6 fours  4 sixes)

Luke Wright 31/2

England: 196/5 for 20 overs

Luke Wright 52
Ravi Bopara 30 not out

Ronnie Hira 34/1

New Zealand won by 5 runs

Man of the match Hamish Rutherford (New Zealand)

England in West Indies 2014

Date Match Details Time
Feb 28 Fri1st T20I - West Indies v England-Antigua
Mar 02 Sun2nd T20I - West Indies v England-Antigua
Mar 05 Wed3rd T20I - West Indies v England-Antigua

England in Australia 2014

Date Match Details Time
Jan 29 Wed1st T20I - Australia v England14:05Hobart
Jan 31 Fri2nd T20I - Australia v England14:05Melbourne
Feb 02 Sun3rd T20I - Australia v England14:05Sydney

Australia tour of United Kingdom 2013

DateMatch DetailsTime
Aug 29 - ThuEngland v Australia, 1st T20I23:00Southampton
Aug 31 - SatEngland v Australia, 2nd T20I19:00Chester-le-Street

New Zealand Miss Out on 34-year-old left-armer spinner Daniel Vettori

The injury also sideline all-rounder Grant Elliott and seamer Tim Southee from next week's two Twenty20 matches against England at The Oval, while batsman Kane Williamson and wicketkeeper Luke Ronchi have also left out the squad and the test opener Hamish Rutherford and middle order batsman Tom Latham will join the squad for the Twenty20 game by the side of with spinner Roneel Hira and close added that Vettori's operation in London on Wednesday had gone well.

The New Zealand test cricket team had beaten 2-0 by England in a Test series this season but 2-1 winners in a following one-day international campaign, motivation get ready for the Twenty20 fixtures with a warm-up game against Kent in Canterbury on Saturday.

New Zealand Squad to face England in two T20 matches:

Brendon McCullum (Otago Volts, capt/wkt), Corey Anderson (Northern Knights), Doug Bracewell (Central Stags), Ian Butler (Otago Volts), James Franklin (Wellington Firebirds), Martin Guptill (Auckland Aces), Roneel Hira (Canterbury Wizards), Tom Latham (Canterbury Wizards), Mitchell McClenaghan (Auckland Aces), Nathan McCullum (Otago Volts), Kyle Mills (Auckland Aces), Colin Munro (Auckland Aces), Hamish Rutherford (Otago Volts), Ross Taylor (Central Stags)

KP Come Back England play two T20 Internationals against New Zealand

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) named a 14-man squad for the two-match Twenty20 series at The Oval in London on June 25 and 27, with Middlesex's Eoin Morgan captain the side and the England all-rounder Pietersen is consider as the most brilliant batsman in the England set-up and has scored 7,499 runs, including 22 hundreds, in 94 Tests at an remarkable average of 49.01 and he played Twenty20 internationals has scored 1,176 runs at an average of 37.93.

England Squad to face New Zealand in two T20 matches:

Eoin Morgan (Middlesex, capt), Gary Ballance (Yorkshire), Ravi Bopara (Essex), Danny Briggs (Hampshire), Jos Buttler (Somerset), Jade Dernbach (Surrey), Alex Hales (Nottinghamshire), Michael Lumb (Nottinghamshire), Kevin Pietersen (Surrey), Boyd Rankin (Warwickshire), Ben Stokes (Durham), James Tredwell (Kent), Chris Woakes (Warwickshire), Luke Wright (Sussex)

New Zealand tour of England 2013

DateMatch DetailsTime
Jun 25 - TueEngland v New Zealand, 1st T20I23:00London
Jun 27 - Thu England v New Zealand, 2nd T20I23:00London

Caribbean Premier League 2013 Schedule


BARBADOS - Barbados Tridents
STLUCIA - St Lucia Zouks
GUY - Guyana Amazon Warriors
T&T - Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel
ANTIGUE - Antigua Hawksbills
JAM - Jamaica Tallawahs

Date Match Details Time
Jul 30 Tue1st T20 - BARBADOS v STLUCIA05:00Barbados
Jul 31 Wed2nd T20 - GUY v T&T 05:00Guyana
Aug 01 Thu3rd T20 - BARBADOS v ANTIGUE05:00Barbados
Aug 02 Fri4th T20 - GUY v JAM05:00Guyana
Aug 03 Sat5th T20 - BARBADOS v T&T 05:00Barbados
Aug 04 Sun6th T20 - ANTIGUE v JAM00:30Guyana
Aug 04 Sun7th T20 - ANTIGUE v JAM05:00Guyana
Aug 06 Tue8th T20 - STLUCIA v ANTIGUE05:00St Lucia
Aug 07 Wed9th T20 - T&T v JAM05:00Trinidad
Aug 08 Thu10th T20 - STLUCIA v BARBADOS05:00St Lucia
Aug 09 Fri11th T20 - T&T v GUY05:00Trinidad
Aug 10 Sat12th T20 - STLUCIA v JAM05:00St Lucia
Aug 11 Sun13th T20 - BARBADOS v GUY00:30Trinidad
Aug 11 Sun14th T20 - T&T v ANTIGUE05:00Trinidad
Aug 13 Tue15th T20 - ANTIGUE v BARBADOS05:00Antigua
Aug 15 Thu16th T20 - JAM v GUY00:30Jamaica
Aug 15 Thu17th T20 - ANTIGUE v STLUCIA05:00Antigua
Aug 17 Sat18th T20 - STLUCIA v T&T 20:30Jamaica
Aug 17 Sat19th T20 - JAM v BARBADOS00:30Jamaica
Aug 17 Sat20th T20 - ANTIGUE v GUY05:00Antigua
Aug 18 Sun21st T20 - JAM v T&T 00:30Jamaica
Aug 22 Thu1st Semi-Final T20 - TBC v TBC05:00Trinidad
Aug 23 Fri2nd Semi-Final T20 - TBC v TBC05:00Trinidad
Aug 24 SatFinal T20 - TBC v TBC05:00Trinidad

South Africa tour of Sri Lanka 2013

Date Match Details Time
Aug 02 Fri1st T20I - Sri Lanka v South Africa19:00Colombo
Aug 04 Sun2nd T20I - Sri Lanka v South Africa19:00Hambantota
Aug 06 Tue3rd T20I - Sri Lanka v South Africa19:00Hambantota

IPL T20 Cricket 2013 Best Strike Rates

Player Mat Overs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR
AC Gilchrist (KXIP) 13 0.1 1 1/0 0.00 0.00 1.0
Z Khan (RCB) 2 6.0 5 4/17 9.40 7.83 7.2
CH Gayle (RCB) 16 4.0 3 2/5 13.33 10.00 8.0
DJ Bravo (CSK) 18 62.3 32 4/42 15.53 7.95 11.7
Sandeep Sharma (KXIP) 4 16.0 8 3/21 14.87 7.43 12.0
S Ladda (KKR) 1 2.0 1 1/18 18.00 9.00 12.0
AB McDonald (RCB) 1 2.0 1 1/17 17.00 8.50 12.0
SK Raina (CSK) 18 2.0 1 1/4 23.00 11.50 12.0
TL Suman (PW) 7 2.0 1 1/15 15.00 7.50 12.0
CL White (SH) 13 2.0 1 1/14 16.00 8.00 12.0

IPL T20 Cricket 2013 Best Economy Rates in an Innings

Player Overs Runs Wkts Econ Opposition Ground
STR Binny (RR) 2.0 3 1 1.50 v Daredevils Jaipur
KV Sharma (SH) 4.0 8 0 2.00 v Super Kings Chennai
MG Johnson (MI) 4.0 8 2 2.00 v Warriors Pune
A Mishra (SH) 4.0 8 2 2.00 v Royals Hyderabad (Deccan)
SL Malinga (MI) 3.0 6 2 2.00 v Super Kings Mumbai
L Balaji (KKR) 3.0 7 0 2.33 v Mum Indians Mumbai
P Kumar (KXIP) 4.0 10 2 2.50 v Royals Jaipur
GH Vihari (SH) 2.0 5 0 2.50 v Kings XI Mohali
DW Steyn 4.0 11 2 2.75 v Daredevils Delhi
SP Narine (KKR) 4.0 11 0 2.75 v Sunrisers Hyderabad (Deccan)