Alastair Cook expects improved New Zealand in one-dayers

Cook added county experience of playing in different formats would help those players also in the Test squad cope with the change to coloured clothing and two white balls.

updated: May 30, 2013 21:01 IST
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London: England captain Alastair Cook expects New Zealand to be far stronger in an upcoming one-day series after inflicting Test humiliation upon the Black Caps.

England completed a 2-0 series whitewash with a crushing 247-run win in the second Test at Headingley concluded Tuesday -- a match where Cook became the first England batsman to score 25 Test hundreds with a second innings 130.

But the teams have now switched formats, with the first of a three-match one-day series taking place at Lord's -- where England won the first Test by 170 runs after New Zealand collapsed to 68 all out -- on Friday.

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