In pics: New Zealand v England, 1st Twenty20, Auckland

Cricketnext | | February 9, 2013, 4:13 pm
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England opener Michael Lumb helped get the innings going with 22 off 15 deliveries. (Getty Images)

England opener Michael Lumb helped get the innings going with 22 off 15 deliveries. (Getty Images)

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Legspinner Ronnie Hira struck the first blow for England when he had Alex Hales stumped for 21 in the fourth over. (Getty Images)

Legspinner Ronnie Hira struck the first blow for England when he had Alex Hales stumped for 21 in the fourth over. (Getty Images)

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Luke Wright walked in at No. 3 and biffed 42 off 20 balls, inclusive of four sixes and three fours, to continue England’s strong start. (Getty Images)

Luke Wright walked in at No. 3 and biffed 42 off 20 balls, inclusive of four sixes and three fours, to continue England’s strong start. (Getty Images)

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Eoin Morgan top-scored with 46 off 26 balls and put on 81 in 7.1 overs for the fourth wicket with Jonny Bairstow. (Getty Images)

Eoin Morgan top-scored with 46 off 26 balls and put on 81 in 7.1 overs for the fourth wicket with Jonny Bairstow. (Getty Images)

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Jos Buttler's unbeaten 32 from 16 balls helped England finish on 214 for 7, their highest score in Twenty20 internationals. (Getty Images)

Jos Buttler's unbeaten 32 from 16 balls helped England finish on 214 for 7, their highest score in Twenty20 internationals. (Getty Images)

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Steven Finn got the big wickets of Brendon McCullum and Ross Taylor as New Zealand struggled in pursuit of a big target. (Getty Images)

Steven Finn got the big wickets of Brendon McCullum and Ross Taylor as New Zealand struggled in pursuit of a big target. (Getty Images)

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Ross Taylor made just 13 on return to the side after a self-imposed break following his removal as New Zealand's Test captain last year. (Getty Images)

Ross Taylor made just 13 on return to the side after a self-imposed break following his removal as New Zealand's Test captain last year. (Getty Images)

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Luke Wright followed his excellent innings by taking 2 for 29, which included key breakthroughs during New Zealand's chase. (Getty Images)

Luke Wright followed his excellent innings by taking 2 for 29, which included key breakthroughs during New Zealand's chase. (Getty Images)

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England's Twenty20 captain made a strong return to international cricket, claiming 4 for 24 as England won the match by 40 runs. (Getty Images)

England's Twenty20 captain made a strong return to international cricket, claiming 4 for 24 as England won the match by 40 runs. (Getty Images)