Cricket - Morgan shrugs off back complaint

Eoin Morgan was passed fit to play as England stuck with a winning team in the second Twenty20 international against New Zealand at Seddon Park.

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Eoin Morgan has shrugged off a back complaint

Morgan hurt his back in the tourists' opening victory in Auckland on Saturday, and sat out practice on Monday. But the middle-order batsman recovered sufficiently to take his place here as England target a series-clinching victory.

Stuart Broad won the toss and chose to bowl first on a sunny evening. For New Zealand, pace bowler Ian Butler and all-rounder Grant Elliott were fit again and came in for Andrew Ellis and spinner Ronnie Hira.

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