New Zealand were knocked out of the World twenty 20 tournament as they were beaten by England in another World Twenty 20 Super Eight match at the Pallekele International stadium today.
New Zealand won the toss and elected to bat first.
A late charge from James Franklin powered New Zealand to 148 for 6.
In reply England reached their target in 18.5 overs with 6 wickets to spare.
In form Luke Wright made a brilliant 76.