In the 3rd T20I of the New Zealand Tour of England 2023, New Zealand elected to bat after winning the toss at Edgbaston. Their decision proved to be a wise one as they posted a formidable total of 202/5 in their 20 overs.
New Zealand Innings:
Finn Allen led the charge for New Zealand with a stunning knock of 83 runs off 53 balls, including 4 fours and 6 sixes. Glenn Phillips also made a significant contribution, smashing 69 runs off 34 deliveries with 5 fours and 5 sixes. These performances propelled New Zealand to a commanding total.
In response, England faced a tough challenge from the New Zealand bowlers. England was bowled out for 128 in 18.3 overs, falling short by a substantial margin.
Jos Buttler provided some resistance with a quickfire 40 runs off 21 balls, which included 3 fours and 3 sixes. Moeen Ali chipped in with 26 runs off 16 balls. However, England’s batting lineup struggled against the disciplined New Zealand bowling attack.
For Blackcaps, Kyle Jamieson and Ish Sodhi were the standout bowlers, both claiming three wickets. Tim Southee, Matt Henry and Mitchell Santner also contributed with crucial wickets.
New Zealand emerged victorious, winning by a convincing margin of 74 runs.
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Player of the Match:
Finn Allen was named the ‘Player of the Match’ for his explosive knock of 83 runs, which set the tone for New Zealand’s dominant performance.
With this win, New Zealand kept the T20I series alive and are now just 1-2 down in the four-match leg.
Here are some of the best tweets from England vs New Zealand 3rd T20I:
— Steven Crosby (@_stevencrosby) September 3, 2023
— England Cricket (@englandcricket) September 3, 2023
— CricketTimes.com (@CricketTimesHQ) September 3, 2023
New Zealand won the 3rd T20I match by 74 runs against England..!!
Finn Allen and Glenn Philips – The Heroes for New Zealand in this match. pic.twitter.com/48Lb2g1Lvh
— CricketMAN2 (@ImTanujSingh) September 3, 2023
A FINN ALLEN SHOW…..!!!!!
T20I series on the line, Finn Allen smashed 83 runs from 53 balls including 4 fours & 6 sixes – top knock from Allen. pic.twitter.com/nzdyG34Ivt
— Johns. (@CricCrazyJohns) September 3, 2023
— Test Match Special (@bbctms) September 3, 2023
Luke Wood 🇬🇧 to Finn Allen🇳🇿pic.twitter.com/3NQ9uSZWfz
— Don Cricket 🏏 (@doncricket_) September 3, 2023
Englaind bowling attack exposed 😂😂
— Samira (@Logical_Girll) September 3, 2023
A win in Birmingham!
Kyle Jamieson (3-22) and Ish Sodhi (3-33) the pick of the bowlers. We head to Nottingham with the series 2-1. Catch up on all scores: https://t.co/ARcw94RX12 📲#ENGvNZ #CricketNation pic.twitter.com/3CR87cFYgX
— BLACKCAPS (@BLACKCAPS) September 3, 2023
“I’ve been putting in good work”
Finn Allen wins Player of the Match for his brilliant 83 for New Zealand 🌟 pic.twitter.com/YwVQgAzSNJ
— Sky Sports Cricket (@SkyCricket) September 3, 2023
— JaayShaan (VaidhyaJayaShankar) (@JaayShaan) September 3, 2023
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