|Super Eights: We realise the dangers we face, says Broad|
29 September 2012
PALLEKELE: Defending champions England and New Zealand hope to put their World Twenty20 campaigns back on track after losing their Super Eights group one matches on Thursday.
England face New Zealand today, a must-win match for both the teams with the holders’ captain Stuart Broad saying that the Kiwis were a big challenge for them.
“We know the dangers they pose,” said Broad. “They have a powerful batting line-up with Brendon McCullum, Martin Guptill and Ross Taylor.”
He then named left-arm spinner Daniel Vettori as England’s nemesis.
“Vettori has been a thorn in our side for a long time. It’s important we don’t look too much at the opposition.”
Meanwhile, New Zealand captain Ross Taylor praised his team’s performance in their thriller against Sri Lanka.
“To lose tight matches is always disappointing, but I am proud of the way we fought to the bitter end,” said Taylor. “Getting straight back on the horse will be good. We’ll reflect on it and be disappointed. But we have to scout England and see how they go. You’ve got to take every game as it comes and take positives from the last match.”
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