New Zealand vs West Indies: Glenn Phillips fastest T20I ton as NZ bags the series. Kiwis defeat West Indies by 72 runs to seal the series. New Zealand vs West Indies: Glenn Phillips fastest T20I ton as NZ bags the series.
NZ vs WI: New Zealand’s middle-order batsman, Glenn Phillips smacked the fastest T20I ton for New Zealand as the host’s bags clinical 72 runs victory in the second T20I against West Indies. New Zealand batting first posts a gigantic total of 238-3 in 20 overs, to which West Indies could manage to reach 166-9 in their innings.
Earlier, West Indies skipper Kieron Pollard won the toss and invited hosts to bat first.
New Zealand Innings:
New Zealand opening the game had a ideal start as they accumulated 49 for the first wicket in just 5 overs. The top order of the Kiwis produced a good partnership all throughout.
After Openers Martin Guptill and Tim Seifert, Devon Conway and Glenn Phillips stitched 184 runs for the third wicket and ensured a safe total. The young previous match debutant Devon Conway added unbeaten 65 from 37 deliveries.
The 23-years old Glenn Phillips took just 45 balls to reach his century. Phillips scored 108 runs in 51 balls including 10 boundaries and 8 maximums. Previously, Colin Munro took 47 balls to reach the fastest century for New Zealand in T20Is.
In response to the massive total of 238 runs, West Indies kept loosing wickets in the succession. None of the New Zealand bowlers gave chances to settle down and kept restricting the powerful Carrebian cricketers.
Skipper, Kieron Pollard added the most 28 runs for the visitors while all other players went below 27 runs. As a result the visitors were closed for 166 runs in 20 overs, loosing the match by 72 runs.
With the second win in the three match T20I series, the New Zealand bagged the T20I series.