New Zealand vs Sri Lanka: In the 27th match of the T20 World Cup, New Zealand defeated Sri Lanka by a massive margin of 65 runs. After winning the toss in the game played at Sydney Cricket Ground, New Zealand scored 167 runs for the loss of seven wickets in 20 overs. Glenn Phillips scored 104 runs in 64 balls.
New Zealand vs Sri Lanka T20 World Cup: Today New Zealand was up against Asian Champions Sri Lanka at the Sydney Cricket Ground. There was a battle for the first place between the two teams. Batting first after winning the toss, New Zealand scored 167 runs for the loss of seven wickets in 20 overs. In reply, the entire Sri Lankan team was bundled out for 102 runs in 19.2 overs.
New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by 65 runs
New Zealand vs Sri Lanka: In the 27th match of the T20 World Cup, New Zealand defeated Sri Lanka by a huge margin of 65 runs. After winning the toss in the game played at Sydney Cricket Ground, New Zealand scored 167 runs for the loss of seven wickets in 20 overs. Glenn Phillips scored 104 runs in 64 balls. At the same time, Daryl Mitchell, playing his first match in this T20 World Cup, scored 22 runs.
In reply, the entire Sri Lankan team was bundled out for 102 runs in 19.2 overs. Nine Sri Lankan batsmen could not even touch the double figure. By the seventh over, Sri Lanka had lost five wickets for 24 runs. Pathum Nisanka and Dhananjay de Silva could not even open the account. Kusal Mendis was dismissed after scoring four runs. Charith Aslanka was dismissed for four and Chamika Karunaratne scored three runs. Bhanuka Rajapaksa then put on a 34-run partnership for the sixth wicket with captain Dasun Shanaka. Rajapaksa was dismissed for 34 runs in 22 balls. Rajapaksa hit three fours and two sixes in his innings.
Vanindu Hasranga was dismissed for four and Mahesh Teekshana for zero. Captain Dasun Shanaka was dismissed for 35 runs in 32 balls. At the same time, Ish Sodhi dismissed Lahiru Kumara and wrapped up Sri Lanka’s innings for 102 runs. For New Zealand, Trent Boult took four wickets for 13 runs in four overs while bowling lethally. At the same time, Mitchell Santner and Ish Sodhi got two wickets each. Tim Southee and Lockie Ferguson got a wicket each.
With this win, New Zealand’s team remains in first place. He has five points in three matches. At the same time, the net run rate of the Kiwi team is +3.850, which is fantastic. At the same time, Sri Lanka’s team has slipped to the last ie sixth place in Group 1. They have two points from three matches with one win and two losses. England, Ireland and Australia have three points each. However, England is second, Ireland third and Australia fourth due to a better net run rate. Afghanistan is in fifth place with two points from three matches. In Group 1, all the teams played three matches each. Now everyone has to play two more matches.
New Zealand set Sri Lanka a target of 168 runs
New Zealand vs Sri Lanka: New Zealand has set a target of 168 runs in front of Sri Lanka. Batting first, New Zealand scored 167 runs for the loss of seven wickets in 20 overs. At one point, the New Zealand team lost three wickets for 15 runs in four overs.
Finn Allen had one run, Devon Conway one run and captain Kane Williamson eight runs. After this, Glenn Phillips and Daryl Mitchell put on an 84-run partnership for the fourth wicket. Mitchell was dismissed for 22 runs in 24 balls. After this, Glenn Phillips completed fifty runs in 39 balls.
James Neesham could score five runs in eight balls. Meanwhile, Phillips held one end and scored the second century of T20 International career in 61 balls. However, Phillips got out in the last over. He was caught by Lahiru Kumara at the hands of Shanaka. Phillips was dismissed for 104 runs in 64 balls with the help of 10 fours and four sixes. During this, his strike rate was 162.50.
Ish Sodhi departs after scoring one run. Mitchell Santner remained unbeaten on 11 runs in five balls and Tim Southee scored four runs in a ball. Kasun Rajitha took the highest two wickets for Sri Lanka. At the same time, Mahesh Teeksha, Dhananjay de Silva, Vanindu Hasaranga and Lahiru Kumara got one wicket each.
Glenn Phillips’s century is the second century of this World Cup. Earlier, South Africa’s Riley Russo had scored 109 against Bangladesh. At the same time, this is the second century by a New Zealand batsman in the T20 World Cup. Earlier, Brendon McCullum scored 123 runs in the 2012 T20 World Cup.