new zealand defeated england by 21 runs in the second T20 to equalize five matches. chris jordan took three wickets and simran kiran took 2 wickets. england team responded wickets were intermittent. david malan scored 39 runs.mitchell sentner took 3 wickets for new zealand, tim southee loki ferguson and Ash sodhi took 2 wickets. In pursuit of 177 the English team was bowled out for 155 before one ball.
Guest team spinner mitchell sentner has been named the best player of the match. The third T20 between the two teams will be played on tuesday in Nelson.