2nd T20I, New Zealand beat England: Here're the records broken

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Author 2019-11-03 14:51:39

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03 Nov 2019

New Zealand overcame England by 21 runs to seal the second T20I and equal the five-match series 1-1.

This was a brilliant win by the home side after being beaten comprehensively in the first T20I.

Batting first, New Zealand posted 176/8 in 20 overs.

England were bowled out for 155 next.

Here are the records scripted in this match.

How did the match pan out?

NZ vs ENG

Chasing 177, the visitors were reeling at 3/2 after eight balls before being bowled out for 155.

Dawid Malan entertained with a 39-run knock and Chris Jordan produced a last-ditch effort with a 19-ball 36 late on.

Earlier, the returning Jimmy Neesham made 42 off 22 deliveries and Martin Guptill scored 41 in New Zealand's 176/8.

Chris Jordan (3/23) and Sam Curran (2/22) excelled.

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Guptill equals Gayle with this special record

Guptill

Martin Guptill surpassed the 2,300-run mark in T20Is (2,326).

He became the third batsman to get past this tally in T20Is after Virat Kohli (2,450) and Rohit Sharma (2,443).

Guptill smashed two sixes on Sunday and went on to equal Chris Gayle in terms of career T20I maximums (105).

Rohit (109) leads the tally for most career T20I sixes.

Taylor surpassed De Villiers, Jordan enters a special club

Records

Ross Taylor (28) now has 1,699 career T20I runs.

He surpassed the likes of Umar Akmal (1,690) and AB de Villiers (1,672) in terms of career T20I runs.

England pacer Jordan became the third Englishman to take 50-plus wickets in T20Is (52).

He surpassed Graeme Swann (51) and is now the second-highest wicket-taker for England in the format.

Stuart Broad (65) leads the show.

Here are some interesting feats registered in the match

Feats

Jonny Bairstow (0) registered his second career T20I duck.

New Zealand skipper Tim Southee (2/25) has raced to 73 career T20I wickets.

He needs three more to get past Ireland's George Dockrell (75).

Mitchell Santner (3/25) surpassed former NZ bowler Kyle Mills (43) in terms of career T20I scalps (44).

He is now the fourth-highest wicket-taker for the Kiwis in this format.

This is how New Zealand fare against England in head-to-head

Fact

This was the 18th T20I match between the two sides. The Kiwis registered their sixth victory against England. This was also the ninth T20I played between the two teams in New Zealand. England still hold a 6-3 advantage.

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