England T20 skipper Stuart Broad not taking Kiwis lightly

Broad feels New Zealand's recent 2-1 ODI series win over South Africa will make them a dangerous side on home turf.

updated: January 30, 2013 14:10 IST
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Auckland: England will not allow New Zealand's recent woes to lull them into a false sense of security, the tourists' Twenty20 captain Stuart Broad insisted on Wednesday.

England head into the tour as firm favourites over the Black Caps, who lost two recent Test matches in South Africa by an innings and have been destabilised by Ross Taylor's axeing as captain in favour of Brendon McCullum.

But Broad pointed to New Zealand's face-saving one-day series win over the Proteas after their Test losses as proof the Black Caps will still pose a threat on the tour, particularly as they will be playing on home soil.

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