England defeated host New Zealand in the third and last Twenty20 Cricket match played at Wellington on 15 Feb 2013 to win the series 2-1. England bowled first and they restricted the Kiwis to 139-8 and later achieved the winning target with 44 balls remaining. The Second Twenty20 was played at Hamilton on 12 February 2013 in which New Zealand defeated England by 55 runs to level the three match Twenty20 international series at 1-1.
The First Twenty20 was played at Auckland on 9 February 2013 which was won by England. It defeated New Zealand by 40 runs.