England defeated New Zealand by 20 runs. England’s second T20 World Cup win, beating New Zealand. In the match played at The Gabba Stadium, England won the toss and decided to bat first and scored 179 runs for the loss of 6 wickets in 20 overs. Jos Buttler played a brilliant innings of 73 runs off 47 balls, Alex Hales scored 52 runs off 40 balls.
England defeated New Zealand by 20 runs | ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022
Chasing the target of 180 runs, the New Zealand team scored 159 runs for the loss of 6 wickets in 20 overs. Glenn Phillips scored 62, Kane Williamson scored 40 runs, this is New Zealand‘s first defeat in the event. Woakes and Curran were charged with bowling the death overs, and the former had Mitchell (3) caught on the long on rope by Chris Jordan — on for Livingstone — in a 17th over that went for 1-3. However, the big wicket came the following over when Phillips holed out to Jordan for a superb 62 off just 36 balls — leaving New Zealand’s final pairing of Ish Sodhi and Santner with an ultimately unassailable equation of 45 runs from 15 balls.