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West Indies Defeat New Zealand by 13 Runs to Secure Super-8 Spot

WI vs NZ Highlights

WI vs NZ Highlights: In a thrilling nail-biting game of cricket the Kiwis had the worst outings in recent times, where the home side West Indies thrashed New Zealand’s hopes of making it into the super-8 of the T20 World Cup 2024.

New Zealand after two back-to-back defeats in the group stages put their chances of super in danger. However, on the flip side, the West Indies reached close to securing the super-8 spot with two consecutive victories.

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A wonderful game of cricket was played here at Brian Lara Stadium in Trinidad, Kiwis after winning the toss decided to bowl first keeping the pitch factors in mind.

New Zealand started off pretty well with regular wickets from Boult, Southee, Lockie Ferguson, and Neesham all four of them picked up wickets early to dismantle the West Indies’ top order.

However, it was Sherfane Rutherford who remained not out until the end and helped West Indies reach a score of 149 in 20 overs. He smashed an unbeaten 68* off 39 balls with six massive sixes and two boundaries.

WI vs NZ Highlights: What Went Wrong for Kiwis in this Match against West Indies

Even after winning the toss the Kiwis side were unable to use it to the full as they were defeated in what was a close game against the hosts West Indies. New Zealand were on point with picking up early wickets but they failed to contain Sherfane Rutherford who literally boosted the West Indies score.

West Indies almost scored 100 runs in the final 9 overs compared to their 58 runs in the first 11 overs. The lack of controlling runs at the end was the big mistake that caused New Zealand heavily in the bowling department.

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The chase to New Zealand never looked to be in the right shape where both openers were dismissed inside the first six overs.

Even though Glenn Phillips was the highest run scorer for Kiwis as he smashed 40 off 33 balls but couldn’t keep going.

In the end, even though Mitchell Santner smashed three sixes in the final over they were unable to cross the line.

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Conclusion WI vs NZ Highlights: West Indies Beat New Zealand by 13 Runs

After a wonderful game of cricket in the end it was the hosts who came out with 13 runs. Mainly it was Sherfane Rutherford who won it for West Indies.

Abhinandan Krishnan
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