England Beat New Zealand In Super Over In 3rd T20I, Won Series By 3-2
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3rd T20I between England and New Zealand went beyond limit of thrill as match finished in tie. The match was reduced to 11 overs each due to rain but there was not reduction in thrill.
The match touched all boundary of excitement as New Zealand posted 146/5 in 11 overs. In reply, England reached 142/7 in 10.5 overs. The game was in 60-40 situation, Kiwi's put all effort to stop Jordan to make required runs but Jordan smashed four to Neeshan and the match end in tie.
Thereafter, match went in super over. England set 18 runs target for New Zealand but New Zealand could manage only 7 runs and lost match by 10 runs.
England won this series by 3-2. Jonny Bairstow honored with Player of the Match award for his 47 runs explosive inning while as Mitchell Santner honored with Player of the series.
New Zealand – 146/5 (11), Martin Guptill – 50 runs, Colin Munro – 46 runs
England – 146/7 (11), Jonny Bairstow – 47 runs, James Neeshan 2 wickets for 25 runs.