England register a comprehensive win over NZ in 1st T20I

England, playing their first limited-overs fixture after the World Cup, came out with an all-round performance as they comfortably defeated New Zealand by seven wickets in the first T20I of the five-match series at the Hagley Oval on Friday.

Chasing 154, England rode on a brilliant half-century from James Vince, who scored 59 off just 38 balls and helped his side go across the line with nine balls to spare.

Jonny Bairstow (34) and captain Eoin Morgan (34*) also made noticeable contributions and helped England take a 1-0 lead in the series.

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