After England’s match with Australia was abandoned due to bad weather which has plagued the tournament so far, Jos Buttler’s men are in desperate need of a victory against an impressive New Zealand outfit.
The Black Caps have recorded wins over both the Aussies and Sri Lanka so far and have the edge over tonight’s opponent having beaten the English in three out of their past five encounters in the T20 format.
The Sporting News is covering all the action live as England take on New Zealand.
England vs New Zealand T20 World Cup scores
England vs New Zealand T20 World Cup live updates
6:40: Sri Lanka beat Afghanistan by six wickets in the earlier game at the Gabba. The toss between England and New Zealand has just been done after that one finished up. Buttler called correctly and England will bat first.
6:30: “It’s almost into the knockout stages now in terms of how we’ve got to go about our cricket. It’s must-win games,” England’s assistant coach Paul Collingwood said in the lead up to this clash.
Meanwhile, their vice-captain Moeen Ali claimed after the side’s slow start, the situation was a simple one.
“We’ve got to win all of our games,” he wrote in his column for The Daily Mail.
“Our mindset is simply telling ourselves that if we win four games, we win the World Cup. Two games this week and two games next week. That’s it.”
6:20pm: Welcome to The Sporting News‘ live coverage of England’s crunch match with New Zealand. Jos Buttler’s side know they need to beat the Black Caps to stay alive in the tournament, while the Kiwis have been in impressive form so far and pose a daunting challenge.
England vs New Zealand T20 World Cup full scorecards
New Zealand bowling
When is England vs New Zealand T20 World Cup?
England and New Zealand will play each other on Tuesday, November 1st at The Gabba in Brisbane.
The match is scheduled to begin at 7pm AEDT.
England vs New Zealand T20 World Cup TV channel, live stream, start time
|TV||Fox Cricket/Channel 9||Sky Sport NZ||Sky Sports||Willow TV||Willow Canada||Star Sports|
|Streaming||Kayo/9Now||SkyGo||Sky Go||Hotstar||Hotstar||Star Sports|
|Start time||7pm AEDT||9pm NZDT||9am BST||4am EST||4am EST||1.30pm IST|