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New Zealand vs West Indies

Match info: New Zealand v West Indies Twenty20 Series 2014 at Westpac Stadium, Wellington - 2nd Twenty20

Date: 15th Jan 2014 Umpires: G A V Baxter and C B Gaffaney

20-over match

Home team and score Away team score

New Zealand

163/6 (19.0 Overs)

Result

West Indies

159/5 (20.0 Overs)

New Zealand win by 4 wickets

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  • New Zealand win by 4 wickets

    New Zealand win the 2nd T20 by 4 wickets and win the series 2-0.
  • Over 19 - NZ 163/6 (Neesham 14, Ronchi 51)

    Tino Best into the attack, New Zealand need 13 from 12 balls. A dot ball to Neesham, another dot from Best. Neesham swings and gets a boundary to third man, unlucky for Best. Six, Neesham hits it over midwicket for a six, good shot from him. Three more needed, Neesham pads it to fine leg for two runs, scores level. Neesham swings and gets a boundary to finish the match. New Zealand win by 4 wickets and take the series 2-0.
  • Over 18 - NZ 147/6 (Neesham 0, Ronchi 51)

    Narine comes back into the attack, Taylor takes a single from the first ball. Ronchi pushes it into the off side for a single, good batting from this pair. WICKET! Taylor sweeps and hits it in the air, and is caught at deep square leg. There was no need for this shot, Walton takes a good running catch. Neesham is the new man in.
  • Over 17 - NZ 145/5 (Taylor 38, Ronchi 50)

    A couple of runs to start the over, Holder comes back into the attack. A couple of singles from the next two balls and then Holder bowls a wide. A couple more to Ronchi, and then he hits Holder straight down the ground for four. Ronchi drives it through midwicket for four. Ronchi gets his 50 and New Zealand 145 for 5.
  • Over 16 - NZ 130/5 (Taylor 37, Ronchi 37)

    Ronchi starts the over with two runs, and then four more, slog sweeps it for four. Good knock from Ronchi. New Zealand 130 for 5.
  • Over 15 - NZ 123/5 (Taylor 37, Ronchi 30)

    Taylor takes a single on the off side. A wide from Bravo to Ronchi, Ronchi hits it down the ground for a couple of runs, Russell does well to keep it to two. Six, Ronchi hits it over midwicket for a six. Four more, expensive over from Bravo, Ronchi hits it to fine leg for four.
  • Over 14 - NZ 106/5 (Taylor 36, Ronchi 15)

    Miller starts his third over. A couple of singles from the first two balls. Ronchi rocks back on to his back foot and hits it over midwicket for a six, much needed boundary. A single to Ronchi brings Taylor on strike, he runs it down to long off for a single. A couple of runs to end the over, New Zealand need 54 from 36 balls.
  • Over 13 - NZ 94/5 (Taylor 34, Ronchi 4)

    Russell into his third over, a full toss on leg stump, Ronchi takes a single to deep square leg. Taylor drives through the off side for four, good cover drive from a yorker. Taylor hoicks it away for a single on the leg side. Ronchi swings and misses. Ronchi drives it through cover for a couple of runs.
  • Over 12 - NZ 85/5 (Taylor 29, Ronchi 1)

    Miller back into the attack, starts his second over. Taylor takes a couple of runs on the leg side, good running between the wickets. Taylor hits it to the bowler who misfields to give a single to Taylor. Ronchi sweeps it for a single on the leg side.
  • Over 11 - NZ 81/5 (Taylor 26, Ronchi 1)

    Russell into his second over. Taylor hits it to Russell who makes a good stop, a single in the end. WICKET! Anderson chips it straight to cover, another wicket for Russell and West Indies, it was the slower ball. Charles takes an easy catch. Luke Ronchi is the new batsman. Ronchi hits the first ball straight to the bowler, Russell drops it, Bravo at mid off has a go at the stumps, Ronchi safe in the end. Taylor takes a single to long on, New Zealand need 79 more.
  • Over 10 - NZ 78/4 (Taylor 24, Anderson 6)

    Narine back into the attack, Bravo looking to take a wicket or two here, a slip in place. Taylor angles it into the leg side for a single. Anderson pulls Narine to long on for a single. Taylor pushes it into the leg side for a single. Tidy over from Narine, New Zealand 78 for 4.
  • Over 9 - NZ 73/4 (Taylor 21, Anderson 4)

    Andre Russell comes into the attack, WICKET! Short and wide, Munro hits it to Miller at point, not a great ball but Munro goes for 5, New Zealand 69 for 4. Anderson walks out to bat, a couple of dots and then a good bouncer from Russell. Anderson hits a four of the last ball, New Zealand 73 for 4 after 9.
  • Over 8 - NZ 69/3 (Taylor 21, Munro 5)

    A single to Munro on the leg side, Nikita Miller starts his first over. Three singles from the first three balls. Taylor drives the ball through cover for four, good shot against the spinner. Taylor then cuts it through point for a couple of runs, 10 runs from the over.
  • Over 7 - NZ 59/3 (Taylor 14, Munro 3)

    Bravo starts his second over, a wide down the leg side. A single to Taylor, Munro takes a single to mid on. A shout for lbw, the umpire not interested, there was an inside edge on it so Taylor gets two runs. A single to end the over, West Indies 60 for 3 after 7 overs.
  • Over 6 - NZ 53/3 (Taylor 10, Munro 1)

    Narine comes into the attack, WICKET! McCullum caught in front of the stumps, umpire gives it out lbw, easy decision for the umpire. Munro is the new batsman, gets off the mark with a single on the off side. Taylor pushes it into the leg side for a couple of runs. A single to end the over, New Zealand 53 for 3.
  • Over 5 - NZ 49/2 (Taylor 7, B McCullum 17)

    Bravo comes into the attack, first change for the West Indies. McCullum pulls it through midwicket for four, it was in the air but away from the fielder. An inside edge from McCullum on the leg side for a single. Taylor looks for a single, no single there, McCullum sends him back and the fielder misses the stumps, it would have been out. 7 runs from the over, New Zealand need 111 more to win.
  • Over 4 - NZ 42/2 (Taylor 5, B McCullum 12)

    Best starts his 2nd over, Taylor pulls it to mid on for a single. A single to McCullum and then Taylor walks across his stumps and hits it for four to fine leg, six runs from the over. New Zealand 42 for 2 after 4 overs.
  • Over 3 - NZ 36/2 (Taylor 0, B McCullum 11)

    McCullum pulls it to fine leg for four, not a great shot, but still finds the boundary. McCullum hits it straight down the ground for four, better shot from him this time. A full toss, McCullum drills it to point and another catch dropped by the West Indies. West Indies have dropped McCullum once and Ryder twice now. WICKET! Ryder hits it over point and Simmons takes a great catch, running from third man to deep backward point. New Zealand 36 for 2. Taylor is the new man in, good start for New Zealand.
  • Over 2 - NZ 25/1 (Ryder 23, B McCullum 0)

    Tino Best starts from the other end. Brendon McCullum comes out to bat. A wide outside off from Best, Ryder leaves it alone. A swing and a miss outside off from Ryder. Ryder drives it through cover, powerful drive and Charles put in the effort but can't hold on to a difficult catch, Ryder survives again. Just outside off, Ryder inside edges it for four, not a convincing shot, but four runs in the end. Ryder ends the over for another boundary to third man, away from the fielder for four. Ryder pulls it for a six over deep square leg.
  • Over 1 - NZ 8/1 (Ryder 7)

    A single from Guptill, Holder starts the first over for West Indies. Ryder flicks it for a six over deep square leg, strong shot. A quick single, Charles drops Ryder at cover. A couple of dots, after a lot of action from this over. WICKET! The action continues, Guptill edges the last ball to the keeper, no need for that shot. Holder celebrates, the Kiwis 8 for 1.

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