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Ronchi Seals T20 Series For New Zealand

Luke Ronchi keeping wicket
Luke Ronchi's 28-ball 51 helped get New Zealand over the line against the West Indies in Wellington
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New Zealand 163-6 (Ronchi 51no) beat
West Indies 159-5 (Ramdin 55no) by four wickets
Second Twenty20 International, Wellington

Luke Ronchi hit an unbeaten 51 in 28 balls to guide New Zealand to a four-wicket win in the second and final Twenty20 International against the West Indies in Wellington.

Both he and West Indian batsman Denesh Ramdin were responsible for resurrecting their sides' innings before the match almost went down to the final over.

Ramdin struck 55 not out in 31 balls as the West Indies posted 159 for five while Ronchi's unbeaten 51 in 28 deliveries saw New Zealand over the line after they had been reduced to 79 for five.

After comprehensively winning the first match by 81 runs, New Zealand claimed the series 2-0.

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