Black Caps earn the win via Duckworth-Lewis in Chittagong.
New Zealand were declared winners by nine runs against England via the Duckworth-Lewis method after rain intervened in the World Twenty20 Group One match in Chittagong on Saturday.
Chasing 173 to win, New Zealand were 52-1 after 5.2 overs when heavy rain followed a series of thunderclaps at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury stadium.
New Zealand needed 43 in 5.2 overs under the D/L mathod, which deals with rain-affected matches.
Kane Willamson was unbeaten on 24 and skipper Brendon McCullum was batting on 16 when rain put an early end to the match.
England had put up a challenging 172-6 in their 20 overs with Moeen Ali (36), Michael Lumb (33) and Jos Butler (32) among the runs.
Scoreboard of the World Twenty20 Super-10 stage Group One match between England and New Zealand at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury stadium on Saturday:
M. Lumb c Anderson b McClenaghan 33
A. Hales c Anderson b Mills 0
M. Ali c McClenaghan b Anderson 36
E. Morgan c B. McCullum b Southee 12
J. Buttler b Anderson 32
R. Bopara not out 24
C. Jordan c Southee b N. McCullum 8
T. Bresnan not out 17
Extras: (lb4, w6) 10
Total: (for six wkts; 20 overs) 172
Did not bat: S. Broad, J. Tredwell, J. Dernbach.
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Hales), 2-73 (Ali), 3-76 (Lumb), 4-103 (Morgan), 5-129 (Buttler), 6-148 (Jordan)
Bowling: Mills 4-0-36-1 (2w), McClenaghan 4-0-22-1, Southee 4-0-46-1 (2w), Anderson 4-0-32-1 (1w), N. McCullum 4-0-32-1 (1w)
New Zealand Innings
M. Guptill c Jordan b Dernbach 11
K. Williamson not out 24
B. McCullum not out 16
Extras: (lb1) 1
Total: (for one wkt; 5.2 overs) 52
Fall of wickets: 1-29 (Guptill).
Did not bat: R. Taylor, C. Munro, C. Anderson, L. Ronchi, N. McCullum, T. Southee, K. Mills, M. McClenaghan
Bowling: Ali 1-0-7-0, Dernbach 2-0-13-1, Bresnan 1-0-10-0, Broad 1-0-16-0, Jordan 0.2-0-5-0
Result: New Zealand win by nine runs on D/L method
Toss: New Zealand
Umpires: Aleem Dar (PAK) and Paul Reiffel (AUS)
TV umpire: Rod Tucker (AUS)
Match referee: Javagal Srinath (IND)