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McCullum inches closer to 2000-run mark in T20s

March 23, 2014 10:12 IST

New Zealand beat England by the Duckworth-Lewis method in their Group1 match of the World T20 Championships in Chittagong on Saturday. Here are the statistical highlights from that match.

England captain Stuart Broad speaks with New Zealand captain Brendan McCullum as rain stops play on Saturday

# New Zealand have now won 10 and lost 10 out of 22 matches contested at the World Twenty20 -- success % 50.00 (NR 2).

McCullum plays pivotal innings 

Broad hits out at umpires

# Brendon McCullum's aggregate of 1174 (ave.55.90) in 30 matches is the highest in a winning cause in T20Is.

# McCullum is all set to become the first batsman to complete 2000 runs in T20Is -- his tally being 1975 (ave.36.57) in 65 matches.

# Michael Lumb (33 off 24 balls) equalled his personal best in T20Is. He had posted 33 off 26 balls against Sri Lanka at Gros Islet on May 13, 2010.

# England (172/6) registered their highest total against New Zealand at the World Twenty20 -- their sixth highest at the World T20.

# Moeen Munir Ali (36 off 23 balls) recorded his highest score in T20Is.

# Alex Hales posted his third duck in T20Is -- his second at the World T20.  His first was against India at Colombo (RPS) on September 23, 2012.

# Kane Williamson (24 not out off 17 balls) registered his highest score at the World Twenty20.

# Corey Anderson (2/32) recorded his best bowling performance against England in T20Is.

# Anderson received his first Man of the Match award in T20Is.

Image: England captain Stuart Broad speaks with New Zealand captain Brendan McCullum as rain stops play on Saturday

Photograph: Gareth Copley/Getty Images

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