The Fort Worth Press - New Zealand cruise past demoralised West Indies in 2nd T20

USD -
AED 3.673042
AFN 70.642244
ALL 92.090162
AMD 387.733554
ANG 1.801038
AOA 872.635041
ARS 923.859707
AUD 1.495886
AWG 1.8
AZN 1.70397
BAM 1.795712
BBD 2.01772
BDT 117.421843
BGN 1.798041
BHD 0.376624
BIF 2878.299591
BMD 1
BND 1.344259
BOB 6.905385
BRL 5.600104
BSD 0.999311
BTN 83.605013
BWP 13.532571
BYN 3.27044
BYR 19600
BZD 2.014323
CAD 1.37715
CDF 2830.000362
CHF 0.888829
CLF 0.033859
CLP 941.752743
CNY 7.270395
CNH 7.285695
COP 4046.274618
CRC 524.353854
CUC 1
CUP 26.5
CVE 101.239499
CZK 23.180504
DJF 177.927742
DKK 6.855904
DOP 59.165404
DZD 134.516825
EGP 48.216499
ERN 15
ETB 57.287059
EUR 0.91805
FJD 2.235704
FKP 0.77056
GBP 0.774174
GEL 2.71504
GGP 0.77056
GHS 15.419364
GIP 0.77056
GMD 67.803851
GNF 8602.12092
GTQ 7.764771
GYD 209.071294
HKD 7.81075
HNL 24.750494
HRK 6.90795
HTG 131.910205
HUF 359.030388
IDR 16213.05
ILS 3.645304
IMP 0.77056
INR 83.72985
IQD 1309.094248
IRR 42092.503816
ISK 137.570386
JEP 0.77056
JMD 156.167654
JOD 0.708704
JPY 157.48504
KES 128.412064
KGS 84.642704
KHR 4105.954184
KMF 452.750384
KPW 900.00035
KRW 1389.803789
KWD 0.30582
KYD 0.832759
KZT 476.114401
LAK 22160.400312
LBP 89490.428316
LKR 303.401735
LRD 195.023642
LSL 18.32989
LTL 2.95274
LVL 0.60489
LYD 4.819355
MAD 9.846853
MDL 17.688105
MGA 4501.675619
MKD 56.567048
MMK 3247.960992
MNT 3450.000346
MOP 8.038011
MRU 39.433503
MUR 46.670378
MVR 15.350378
MWK 1732.819171
MXN 18.063904
MYR 4.687504
MZN 63.899991
NAD 18.32989
NGN 1605.503725
NIO 36.780976
NOK 10.923104
NPR 133.767617
NZD 1.662511
OMR 0.384639
PAB 0.999311
PEN 3.742001
PGK 3.914061
PHP 58.398038
PKR 277.914888
PLN 3.938964
PYG 7556.351283
QAR 3.647248
RON 4.566404
RSD 107.469678
RUB 87.640454
RWF 1309.369692
SAR 3.750959
SBD 8.457605
SCR 14.112038
SDG 586.000339
SEK 10.67998
SGD 1.345038
SHP 0.77056
SLE 22.847303
SLL 20969.503664
SOS 571.087545
SRD 29.708038
STD 20697.981008
SVC 8.744434
SYP 2512.53037
SZL 18.333563
THB 36.362038
TJS 10.627921
TMT 3.51
TND 3.098104
TOP 2.363104
TRY 33.028038
TTD 6.786944
TWD 32.795804
TZS 2683.193316
UAH 41.463618
UGX 3692.787954
UYU 40.269935
UZS 12592.38856
VEF 3622552.534434
VES 36.560996
VND 25327.5
VUV 118.722038
WST 2.803608
XAF 602.265069
XAG 0.034225
XAU 0.000417
XCD 2.70255
XDR 0.753799
XOF 602.265069
XPF 109.498233
YER 250.350363
ZAR 18.27755
ZMK 9001.203587
ZMW 25.507965
ZWL 321.999592
  • RBGPF

    56.4600

    56.46

    +100%

  • RYCEF

    -0.0250

    5.785

    -0.43%

  • CMSC

    0.0160

    24.31

    +0.07%

  • GSK

    -0.0100

    39.35

    -0.03%

  • NGG

    0.8400

    61.79

    +1.36%

  • RIO

    -0.5900

    63.78

    -0.93%

  • BP

    -0.2100

    35.38

    -0.59%

  • SCS

    -0.1600

    13.54

    -1.18%

  • BTI

    0.1600

    33.2

    +0.48%

  • BCE

    -0.1200

    33.21

    -0.36%

  • BCC

    -1.2600

    130.84

    -0.96%

  • VOD

    -0.0500

    9.04

    -0.55%

  • AZN

    0.6500

    78.71

    +0.83%

  • CMSD

    -0.0200

    24.45

    -0.08%

  • JRI

    0.1400

    12.42

    +1.13%

  • RELX

    -0.0700

    45.01

    -0.16%

New Zealand cruise past demoralised West Indies in 2nd T20
New Zealand cruise past demoralised West Indies in 2nd T20 / Photo: © AFP

New Zealand cruise past demoralised West Indies in 2nd T20

New Zealand pulverised a demoralised West Indies by 90 runs in the second T20 International at Sabina Park on Friday to take an unbeatable 2-0 in the three-match series.

Text size:

In a one-sided encounter which magnified the rapid decline of the two-time World T20 winners over the past 12 months, the Black Caps piled up 215 for five.

They then limited the home team to just 125 for nine in reply to hand the Caribbean side a sixth defeat in their last seven matches in the format.

Glen Phillips' blistering 76 off 41 balls with six sixes and four fours highlighted the tourists' dominant batting performance and earned him the man of the match award after captain Kane Williamson chose to take first strike.

He received excellent support from Daryl Mitchell (48) in an 83-run fourth-wicket stand while opener Devon Conway again made a useful contribution in getting to 42.

"It has been great to come back to Sabina Park and get a good score today," said Phillips in reflecting on his time playing at the venue for the Jamaica Tallawahs in the Caribbean Premier League.

"Credit to the West Indies bowlers up front because they did well in taking pace off the ball, but we executed our overall plans better this time around."

Needing victory to keep the series alive going into the final match at the same venue on Sunday, West Indies crumbled to spin for the second time in six days.

Mitchell Santner and Michael Bracewell returned identical figures of three for 15. Ish Sodhi made it seven wickets to spin when he removed Rovman Powell for 21.

They had lost all 10 wickets to spin -– a first in the entire history of T20 International cricket -- in the last fixture of the five-match series against India in Florida last Sunday.

At 87 for nine at the start of the 17th over, the West Indies on the verge of defeat by an even wider margin.

However, Obed McCoy, top-scorer with an unbeaten 23, and Hayden Walsh featured in an unbroken last-wicket stand of 38, a record for the team in T20Is.

McCoy was also the most successful bowler with figures of three for 40 amid the carnage when New Zealand batted.

"We would ideally have liked to play two specialist spinners but Akeal Hosein is being rested so that was a setback," said beleaguered West Indies captain Nicholas Pooran.

"These are the times we have to stick together as a group. It's not easy on the guys."

X.Silva--TFWP