St Johns (Antigua), Oct 2 (IANS) New Zealand Ladies, aided through the use of a half of-century from Suzie Bates, pulled off a thriller to win the second T20I in opposition to the West Indies Ladies with the help of six wickets with one ball remaining and diploma the sequence, on the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium on Sunday (IST).
Batting first, the West Indies had a tough time getting the scoreboard shifting as New Zealand bowlers had been quite a bit additional fixed of their line and interval. The hosts subsequently managed a underneath-par 107/5 in 20 overs.
Skipper Hayley Matthews struck one boundary on her technique to 8 off 13 balls sooner than she had an enormous nick behind to keeper Izzy Gaze of Hayley Jensen.
|Full title||Suzannah Wilson Bates|
|Born||16 September 1987
Dunedin, New Zealand
|Bowling||Proper arm medium|
Aaliyah Alleyne, who punished the White Ferns bowlers inside the primary match, struggled to get moving into this in form. Eden Carson who modified Lea Tahuhu contained in the White Ferns’ staff, had Alleyne caught for 13 which got here off 19 balls.
Kyshona Knight and Chinelle Henry struck a 31-run partnership when the home aspect wanted it the utmost. Knight fell 8 runs wanting a half-century.
In reply, Suzie Bates smashed six fours on her technique to 54 off sixty one balls, and have become properly supported with the help of Amelia Kerr with 21 from 25 balls. The guests appeared set for victory sooner than wickets from Cherry-Ann Fraser within the 18th over swung the match returned contained in the West Indies; favour.
Nonetheless, the nineteenth over went for 10 runs which meant New Zealand wanted seven runs contained in the closing over, which they carried out with one ball to spare. Fraser had the nice bowling figures, ending with 2.5-0-thirteen-1 accompanied by means of off-spinner Karishma Ramharack 4-zero-23-1.
The teams will return to the equivalent venue on Sunday for the 1/3 T20I within the five-match sequence.
Transient rankings: West Indies Ladies 107/5 in 20 overs (Kyshona Knight 42; Hayley Jensen three/24) misplaced to New Zealand Ladies 108/4 in 19.5 overs (Suzie Bates fifty 4) by six wickets.
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