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England suffer record-breaking collapse to World Cup hosts New Zealand

Eoin Morgan's side are under pressure after two defeats in two. Photo: Reuters

England were humiliated by New Zealand as their bad start to the cricket World Cup campaign got even worse.

A dominant display by home swing bowler Tim Southee - who took seven wickets for just 33 - contributed to the visitors' collapse in Wellington.

Finishing all out for 123, it was England's lowest total in the competition on foreign soil.

Brendon McCullum then smashed New Zealand toward the meagre total with 77 in 25 balls, with perhaps the most painful moment for England fans coming when the captain belted Steven Finn for four successive sixes.

Black Caps bowler Tim Southee took England apart in Wellington. Credit: Reuters

After the eight-wicket defeat, Morgan admitted his team had been unable to cope with Southee's swing

Credit goes to them. It was probably the best bowling display we've come across since we've been down this side of the world, which says a lot because we've played against Australia.

– Eoin Morgan, England captain

The result, which follows a 111-run defeat to Australia, leaves the Three Lions under pressure to beat Scotland in Christchurch on Monday.