England’s Dawid Malan waves to the crowd as he departs at the end of his team’s innings during their T20 match against New Zealand in Napier on Friday. Agence France-Presse
The safe hands of Colin de Grandhomme proved crucial as New Zealand drew level with England 1-1 in their Twenty20 international series in Wellington on Sunday.
England once again defeated New Zealand in Super Over in a re-match of controversial World Cup final to claim Twenty20 series on Sunday. Chris Jordan hit a boundary on the last ball to level
Early morning rain delayed the toss and start by 15 minutes but, at this stage, no overs have been lost.
The 56-year-old Portuguese returns to management for the first time since being sacked by Manchester United in December, and replaces Mauricio Pochettino, who was sacked on Tuesday.
Captain Tim Paine said on Wednesday Australia were wary of being “surprised” by Pakistan’s young pace attack, which could include 16-year-old sensation Naseem Shah,
Brazil ended a run of five games without a win by easing to a 3-0 victory over South Korea in a friendly in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday with Philippe Coutinho scoring the pick of the goals.