New Zealand hit back with 21 run win over England in 2nd T20I in Wellington
New Zealand hit back, in the 2nd T20I, with 21 run win over England, at Wellington, earlier today.
New Zealand 176 – 8 (Martin Guptill 41, Jimmy Neesham 42; Sam Curran 2-22, Chris Jordan 3-23)
England 155 ( Dawid Malan 39; Mitchell Santner 3-25,Tim Southee 2-25)
Result - New Zealand won by 21 runs
New Zealand level the series!— ICC (@ICC) November 3, 2019
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Having been asked to bat first, New Zealand scored a respectable 176-8 in their 20 overs with Martin Guptill 41 and Jimmy Neesham 42, their main run getters. Sam Curran 2-22 and Chris Jordan 3-23 were the stars with the ball for England.
In reply, the England batsmen were stifled by some top bowling from the Blackcap bowlers – in particular, Mitchell Santner 3-25 and Tim Southee 2-25 – England finished on 155 all out – Dawid Malan top scoring with 39.
New Zealand - Martin Guptill, Colin Munro, Tim Seifert(wk), Colin de Grandhomme, Ross Taylor, Jimmy Neesham, Daryl Mitchell, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee(c), Ish Sodhi, Lockie Ferguson
England - Jonny Bairstow, Dawid Malan, James Vince, Eoin Morgan(c), Sam Billings(wk), Sam Curran, Lewis Gregory, Chris Jordan, Adil Rashid, Saqib Mahmood, Patrick Brown
Start Time: 01:00
Toss: England won the toss and decided to field
Venue: Westpac Stadium, Wellington
Officials: Shaun Haig, Wayne Knights, Ashley Mehrotra, Kim Cotton, Andrew Pycroft
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