England claim ODI series with easy win against New Zealand

Updated: 23 February 2013 13:59 IST

An exceptional new ball bowling performance by Steven Finn and James Anderson enabled England to capitalize on sending New Zealand in to bat.

England claim ODI series with easy win against New Zealand

Auckland:

England completed a 2-1 series win over New Zealand by beating the hosts by five wickets with 12 overs to spare in Saturday's deciding one-day international.

An exceptional new ball bowling performance by Steven Finn and James Anderson enabled England to capitalize on sending New Zealand in to bat.

After bowling out New Zealand for 185, England cruised to the victory target in just 37.3 overs.

A three-test series between the teams begins on March 6.



Topics : Cricket James Anderson Alastair Cook Steven Finn
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