Martin Guptill went without much contribution in New Zealand's chase. (AP Photo)
Live updates from Group A fixture featuring England and New Zealand played at Sophia Gardens in Cardiff.
England, one of the strong contenders for the trophy, had themselves to blame as their strong bowling attack failed to defend an imposing 293 for seven against Sri Lanka.
New Zealand, on the other hand, are placed much better as despite a loss tomorrow, they still can progress to the semifinals provided result of the last Group A match between Australia and Sri Lanka go in their favour.