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WI vs NZ third T20I: Martin Guptill breaks THIS enormous document of Rohit Sharma

New Zealand Martin Guptill grew to become the main run-scorer on the historical past of T20 worldwide cricket on Monday (August 15) overtaking India captain Rohit Sharma (3,487 runs) with a small margin. Guptill scored 15 runs however did sufficient to depart Rohit behind, he is now with 3497 runs in his T20I profession. Rohit and third-placed Virat Kohli (3,308) will get the possibility to maneuver to the highest when India participate within the Asia Cup that commences later this month within the UAE. (Virat Kohli’s insane numbers at Asia Cup for India will shock you! examine stats HERE)

The Kiwi top-order all reached double figures throughout their respective innings, however just one batter scored greater than 24 because the hosts’ bowlers put the clamps on the guests. Glenn Phillips regarded one of the best of the New Zealand batters, with the No.5 smashing 41 from simply 26 deliveries to assist the guests publish a below-par rating of 145/7 from their allotted 20 overs. (India vs Pakistan can happen THRICE in Asia Cup 2022, learn how HERE)

Half-centuries from West Indies openers Brandon King and Shamarh Brooks helped the hosts defeat New Zealand by eight wickets and keep away from a collection sweep by the guests within the third and ultimate T20 Worldwide at Sabina Park on Monday (IST). King slammed 53 and his opening associate Brooks hit an unbeaten 56 as West Indies overhauled New Zealand`s rating of 145/7 for the lack of simply two wickets with an over to spare and earn a comfort win going into the ODI collection starting on August 17.

After scores of 185/5 within the first match of the collection and 215/5 within the second, Kane Williamson`s aspect would have been disenchanted with their efforts after they gained the toss and elected to bat first.

West Indies made 4 adjustments to their XI and the choice to relaxation skipper Nicholas Pooran paid off because the hosts` top-order regarded composed in chasing down New Zealand`s rating with ease. Proper-hander Brandon King (53) obtained the hosts off to a flyer on his return from damage, whereas fellow opener Shamarh Brooks (56 not out) performed a extra cautious position because the hosts placed on 102 for the opening wicket to depart New Zealand requiring a miracle.

Rovman Powell (27 not out) then got here in to information the run chase residence, with the stand-in West Indies captain smashing Jimmy Neesham for six on the ultimate supply of the penultimate over to seal the competition.

The choice by the West Indies to play two spinners proved pivotal within the consequence, with Hosein (2/18) and Hayden Walsh (1/16) proving tough to dispatch and pacer Odean Smith (3/29) reaping the rewards with profession finest figures.

King, who gained the `Participant of the Match` award for his spectacular half-century, mentioned the bowlers deserved a lot of the reward for the victory.

“Today credit has to be given to the bowlers,” he mentioned after the match. “They did an excellent job for us and made my job that much easier.”

Williamson mentioned his aspect was outplayed on the day, with New Zealand now turning their consideration to the three-match ODI collection that commences on Wednesday.

“The West Indies adapted to the conditions nicely,” Williamson mentioned. “We knew that with 140 things would have to go well for us with the ball and they outplayed us today.”

Temporary scores: New Zealand 145/7 in 20 overs (Glenn Phillips 41; Odean Smith 3/29, Akeal Hosein 2/28) misplaced to West Indies 150/2 in 19 overs (Brandon King 53, Shamarh Brooks 56 not out) by eight wickets.



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