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Bolt’s deadly bowling after Phillips’ scintillating century, Sri Lanka’s humiliating defeat to New Zealand

New Delhi. New Zealand’s explosive game continues in the ICC T20 World Cup. After beating hosts Australia, the team achieved a strong victory against Sri Lanka. Batting first, New Zealand scored 167 runs on 7 wickets after Glenn Phillips’s brilliant century. After this, Sri Lanka’s team was piled on the score of 102 runs in front of the deadly bowling of Trent Boult and Tim Southee.

Southee-Bolt’s deadly bowling

Sri Lanka’s team came out to chase 168 runs and the experienced pair of Tim Southee and Trent Bold struck a chord. Saudi started by dismissing Pathum Nisanka on the fifth ball of the first over, after which the attack of Bold took place. He gave three blows one after the other. Kusal Mendis 4 runs, Dhananjay de Silva zero and Charit Asalanka returned after scoring 4 runs. After this the team could not make a comeback and the wickets kept falling continuously. Boult took 4 for 13 while Santner and Sodhi took 2 wickets each.

New Zealand continues to perform well in the T20 World Cup. In the last match, the team went against Sri Lanka after the match was canceled due to rain. Batting first here, the team got initial setbacks but Glenn Phillips and Darrell Mitchell took over the team. After losing 3 wickets for 15 runs, both took the score to 99 runs. Mitchell was out but Phillips’ attack continued. The team scored a score of 167 runs.

Phillips scored second T20 century

On the score of 15 runs, the New Zealand team had lost 3 wickets. Phillips stepped on the field after the dismissals of Finn Allen and Devon Conway. Kane Williamson was also out after his arrival. From here he not only handled the innings but also scored a blazing century. He made a fifty off 39 balls with the help of 5 fours and 1 six, after which he also completed a century in 61 balls with the help of 10 fours and 4 sixes.

Tags: T20 World Cup, T20 World Cup 2022

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