Cricket is an interesting game. But it becomes more so when the match being played is a 20-20 one.
New Zealand vs West Indies 2nd T20: Will the kiwis win again like before? They both have a history of giving their best and that resulting in one of the most stupendous matches.
The toss for this match was won by the West Indies and they decided to bowl first. Glenn Phillips of the New Zealand team made a century which was an interesting knock to watch. He was assisted by Devon Conway’s half-century.
The rain did delay the game a bit in the starting but then everything was back on track again. Another interesting thing was the debut of the all-rounder, Kyle Mayers. He replaced Kesrick Williams who had played in the first match against New Zealand.
New Zealand also had one change in their team with Ish Sodhi playing as a replacement for Hamish Bennett. As for the last match, it was won by New Zealand by 5 wickets. So the kiwis have a lead of 1 match against their Caribbean counterparts.
New Zealand made an impressive total of 238 against the West Indies thanks to the good innings of their batsmen. West Indies have to score 239 to win the match with the run rate requirement being almost 12.
Another amazing fact was that New Zealand made 78 runs in the last 5 overs of their innings. This is quite impressive due to the fact that their run rate was a whopping 15.6!
It will be interesting to see if or not the West Indies will manage to chase this massive total of 239 runs. We will keep you posted with our live scores. Enjoy the match as it unfolds and we hope that this match is as interesting as any other 20-20 match.
Match Updates: New Zealand vs West Indies 2nd T20
New Zealand won the match with a huge margin of 72 runs. This was thanks due to their effective bowling. Because of this, they were able to stop West Indies at just 166 runs as compared to their own total of 238 runs. Glenn Phillips receives the Man of the Match award.