England two in a row against Newzealand. England lost the third of the five match T-20 cricket series with Newzealand by 14 runs.
Newzealand won the toss and decided to bat at a relatively smaller ground with good batting conditions at Nelson.
Newzealand beat England by 14 runs in third T-20 match at Nelson
Guptil and Grandhomme were the top scorers for Newzealand. Grandhomme scored a rapid-fire 55 runs which included five fours and three sixes. Guptil’s 33 of 17 deliveries was a healthy contribution and Newzealand ended up 180-7 in 20 overs.
England made a solid start but lost the plot in the middle and eventually lost by 14 runs. Malan scored 55 and Vince looked dominant for his 49. But England were unable to cross the finish line.
Newzealand are 2-1 up in the five match series.
The fourth match of the series shall be played in Napier on Friday.
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