New Zealand hit back with 21 run win over England in 2nd T20I in Wellington

New Zealand's Tim Southee
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New Zealand hit back, in the 2nd T20I, with 21 run win over England, at Wellington, earlier today.

Match Summary

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

Scorecard

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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