McCullum, Taylor shine


The Kiwis overcame a shoddy start thanks to Taylor, McCullum, Scott Styris (29) and James Franklin (27 not out).

Aussies win

At Nottingham, Shane Watson’s rapid fifty and three wickets from Mitchell Johnson helped Australia beat Bangladesh by 38 runs in another warm-up match.  Ricky Ponting’s men had too many runs for their opponents after piling up 219 for six in their 20 overs.

Brief scores:
At Lord’s: New Zealand: 170/7 (McCullum 31, Taylor 41, Styris 29, Franklin 27 n.o; Ishant 4/25).
At Nottingham: Australia: 219/ 6 (Watson 52, Haddin 47, Symonds 27, Clarke 35, Mahmudullah 4/37) bt Bangladesh 181/7 (Ashraful 26, Shakib 54, Mahmudullah 31 n.o, Bracken 2/32, Lee 2/32, Johnson 3/21).

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