New Zealand vs England Live Cricket Score 3rd T20 Match 2013
England captain Stuart Broad won the toss and chose to bowl on Friday in the third and deciding Twenty20 cricket international against New Zealand.
New Zealand won the second match on Tuesday by 55 runs after losing the first by 40 runs.
England made one change to its lineup from the one that was beaten at Hamilton, naming Joe Root in place of Samit Patel.
New Zealand named an unchanged side.
While both matches in this series have been won by the team batting first, the five Twenty20 internationals played in Wellington have been won by the team batting second.
"The stats here suggest that chasing is a little bit easier," he said. "But, again, in any Twenty20 cricket you just have to make sure you get your skills right.
New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum said he also would have chosen to bowl but he expected his team to rise to the challenge of setting England a tough total to chase.
New Zealand: Brendon McCullum (captain), Hamish Rutherford, Martin Guptill, Colin Munro, Ross Taylor, Grant Taylor, James Franklin, Nathan McCullum, Trent Boult, Ian Butler, Mitchell McClenaghan.
England: Stuart Broad (captain), Alex Hales, Michael Lumb, Eion Morgan, Luke Wright, Jonny Bairstow, Jos Buttler, Joe Root, James Tredwell, Steven Finn, Jade Dernbach.
Umpires: Gary Baxter and Chris Gaffaney, New Zealand.
TV Umpire: Derek Walker, New Zealand. Match referee: Roshan Mahanama, Sri Lanka.