England Managed to score 11 runs in the last 21 balls by losing 5 wickets leads to a loss against New Zealand by 15 runs.
Colin de grandhomme’s 55 off 35 balls including 5 fours and 3 sixes helped the home team to score a comfortable score of 180 with the Loss of 7 wickets.
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- Colin Munro Goes earlier.
Martin Guptill made a quickfire 33 off 17 balls helps the home team to go with the run rate of 10 per over. Colin Munro goes for 6 runs to Tom Curran which made the Home team struggle in 42 for 2. RossTaylor, Seifert made a good partnership with Colin De grandhomme shapes New Zealand to get 180 odd runs. Tom Curran good Spell made the Home team to reduce the Run rate from 10 rpo to 9 rpo.
- Debutant Tom Banton Little impresses
Due to the Absence of Jonny Bairstow, Somerset Young Wicket Keeper Tom Banton debuts but he falls earlier after he secures 18 runs from 10 balls. In-form Malan and James Vince made a good Partnership of 63 from 45 balls made England in a comfortable position. As England in winning tone, Last 4 overs made a visiting team a hunt as England managed to score 11 runs from 21 balls by losing 5 wickets leads New Zealand to win by 15 runs.
- David Malan secures his 5th T20I Half Century in 8 Matches
In spite of Malan Fifty and James Vince 49, New Zealand leads the Series by 2-1 in 5 matches T20I series. The 4th T20I Match between these two teams to be held at Napier on Friday
- Man of the Match – Colin de Grandhomme