New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum praised Hamish Rutherford for an "outstanding" innings as the Black Caps beat England by just five runs to win the first Twenty20 international at The Oval on Tuesday.
New Zealand's captain Brendon McCullum plays a shot during the first T20 International cricket match between England and New Zealand at The Oval cricket ground in London on June 25, 2013. New Zealand won by five runs to take a 1-0 lead in the two-match series.
McCullum may have top-scored with 68 but it was left-handed opener Rutherford's dashing 62 that caught the eye during the pair's second-wicket stand of 114 after Boyd Rankin struck early on his England debut to leave the Kiwis one for one.
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