Vettori: Black Caps will bounce back quickly

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Former New Zealand allrounder Daniel Vettori says he expects his countrymen to bounce back from the heavy defeat they suffered to England in an ODI at Edgbaston on Tuesday.

The Black Caps let England recover from 202 for six to post a record 408 for nine in their 50 overs. It was the highest total ever conceded in an ODI by New Zealand as well as England's highest score in 50-over cricket.

Joe Root and Jos Buttler hit blistering centuries for the home team before they bowled the Black Caps out for 198 to win by a massive 210 runs.

Vettori, who retired after New Zealand lost in the World Cup final to Australia earlier this year, thinks the experience of the New Zealand side will show in the next four ODI's.

The 36 year-old Vettori: "It's hard to read too much into a scorecard but sit back and say that Root and Buttler must have played exceptionally well.

"New Zealand had to be aggressive to try and chase it down but just to hear about Root and Buttler's hundreds off 71 and 66 balls is pretty impressive.

"But New Zealand have been confident in their abilities to turn it around relatively quickly. It's the nature of cricket, these days, that you get an opportunity to play again soon and rectify or continue on with what you've been doing.

"All those guys in the New Zealand team are incredibly experienced so I know they'll bounce back pretty quickly."

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