WATCH: Adil Rashid delivers a dream ball to send Will Young packing | England vs New Zealand 2023, 1st ODI
England and New Zealand commenced their four-match ODI series at Sophia Gardens on September 8. Despite losing the toss and being put in to bat first, England managed to put up an impressive 291-6, largely thanks to stellar performances from Dawid Malan, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler and Liam Livingstone.
Captain Buttler was the standout batsman for England, amassing an impressive 72 runs. Malan contributed a solid 54 runs to the tally, while Stokes and Livingstone both made valuable contributions of 52 runs each. Rachin Ravindra was the star bowler for New Zealand, securing a brilliant three-wicket haul. Tim Southee also chipped in with two wickets, and Lockie Ferguson added one to his name.