England vs New Zealand, 3rd T20I: New Zealand Hammer England By 74

New Zealand hammer England by 74 runs to stay alive in the series

New Zealand produced a dominant performance to hammer England by 74 runs in the third T20 international at Edgbaston on Tuesday, keeping the series alive with one match to play.

New Zealand won the toss and elected to bat first, and they made the most of their decision. Finn Allen (83 off 53) and Glenn Phillips (69 off 34) scored half-centuries, and the Kiwis posted a total of 202 for 5.

England’s reply got off to a poor start, and they were never really in the hunt. Jos Buttler top-scored with 40, but the rest of the batsmen struggled, and England were bowled out for 128 in 17.2 overs.

Kyle Jamieson (3-23) and Ish Sodhi (3-33) were the pick of the bowlers for New Zealand.

The win means that the series is now level at 1-1, with the final match to be played at Trent Bridge on Thursday.

Here are some of the key moments from the match

  • Finn Allen got New Zealand off to a great start, scoring 83 off 53 balls. He hit 10 fours and two sixes in his innings.
  • Glenn Phillips also played a fine innings, scoring 69 off 34 balls. He hit six fours and two sixes.
  • New Zealand’s bowlers were excellent, restricting England to 128. Kyle Jamieson and Ish Sodhi took three wickets each.
  • Jos Buttler top-scored for England with 40, but the rest of the batsmen struggled.

The win was a much-needed one for New Zealand, who had lost the first two matches of the series. They will be hoping to carry this momentum into the final match and level the series.

England, on the other hand, will be disappointed with their performance. They will need to improve their batting if they want to win the series.

The final match of the series will be played at Trent Bridge on Thursday. It is a must-win for both teams, and it should be an exciting match

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