West Indies vs New Zealand, 3rd T20I  Live Cricket Score, Commentary

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West Indies vs New Zealand, 3rd T20I, New Zealand tour of West Indies, 2022

Date: Monday, August 15, 2022 Time: 12:30 AM (Aug 15)

VenueSabina Park, Kingston, Jamaica

New Zealand Squad Playing

Kane Williamson (c), Finn Allen, Trent Boult, Michael Bracewell, Devon Conway, Lockie Ferguson. Martin Guptill, Matt Henry, Tom Latham, James Neesham, Glenn Phillips, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Daryl Mitchell

West Indies Squad Playing

Kyle Mayers, Shamarh Brooks, Nicholas Pooran (c), Devon Thomas (wk), Shimron Hetmyer, Rovman Powell. Jason Holder, Romario Shepherd, Odean Smith, Hayden Walsh, Obed McCoy, Akeal Hosein, Brandon King, Keemo Paul, Alzarri Joseph, Dominic Drakes

In the second T20 International at Sabina Park on Friday, New Zealand thrashed a demoralized. West Indies by 90 runs to establish an insurmountable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.

The Black Caps racked up 215 for five in a one-sided affair that highlighted the two-time. World T20 champions’ dramatic fall over the previous 12 months.

They then restricted the host team to 125 for nine in reply. Handing the Caribbean side their sixth defeat in seven matches under the format.

After captain Kane Williamson elected to bat first. Glen Phillips’ explosive 76 off 41 balls with six sixes and four fours highlighted the tourists’. strong batting effort and won him the man of the match award.

West Indies vs New Zealand, 3rd T20I  Live Cricket Score, Commentary

He was given Daryl Mitchell (48) and provided superb assistance in an 83-run fourth-wicket stand. while opener Devon Conway made another helpful contribution in reaching 42.

“It’s fantastic to come back to Sabina Park and have a big score today.” Phillips remarked on his time playing for the Jamaica Tallawahs in the Caribbean Premier League at the stadium.

“I give credit to the West Indies bowlers up front for doing a good job of removing pace off the ball, but we executed our overall strategies better this time.”

West Indies collapsed to spin for the second time in six days. needing a win to keep the series alive going into the last match at the same location on Sunday.

Mitchell Santner and Michael Bracewell both gave the same answer. three figures for fifteen .When Ish Sodhi dismissed Rovman Powell for 21, he made it seven wickets for spinners.

They had lost all ten wickets to spin in the last play of the five-match series against India in Florida on Sunday, a first in the annals of T20 International cricket.

At 87 for nine at the outset of the 17th over the West Indies were on the verge of a crushing loss.

However, Obed McCoy, who top-scored with an unbeaten 23. Hayden Walsh shared an unbroken last-wicket partnership of 38, a T20I record.

McCoy was also the most successful bowler, taking three for 40 during New Zealand’s batting collapse.

“Ideally, we would I would have like to have two specialist spinners but Akeal Hosein is on rest. so that was a blow “West Indies skipper Nicholas Pooran expressed his frustration.

“These are the times when we must band together as a group. It’s tough for the boys.”

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