Jos Buttler, Ian Bell star as England stop Kiwi rot

The Black Caps still took the three-match series 2-1 after wins by five wickets and 86 runs at Lord's and Southampton respectively last week as England suffered their first home ODI series loss in four years.

updated: June 06, 2013 08:26 IST
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Nottingham, UK: Jos Buttler made an unbeaten 47 off just 16 balls to set-up England's 34-run win over New Zealand in the third and final one-day international at Trent Bridge on Wednesday.

Man-of-the-match Buttler needed a six off the last ball of England's innings to surpass Sri Lanka great Sanath Jayasuriya's 17-ball record for the fastest ODI fifty, set against Pakistan in Singapore in 1996.

But instead he could only manage two off Tim Southee.

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