Again England won the match in super over against New Zealand and also won the five matches T20I series with 3-2. The last T20I match of the series played yesterday where due to rain, the match was reduced of 11 overs both side. Both the team ended with the same score after in super over England Have won the match. During this match, Sam Billings did an MS Dhoni style run-out.
The highlight of the match was that moment when English wicket-keeper batsman Sam Billings did an MS Dhoni style run-out to dismiss New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor.
“Delighted, surprised that we got a game with the weather around today. We made changes to the squad and happy that the guys took their chances around. At the half-way stage, we knew we could chase down the total, needed one or two batsmen to go and have some fun. We always seem to be playing for the (Superovers). It’s great fun, but it also brings in plenty of action,” Eoin Morgan said in the post-match presentation.
“Great excitement for the crowd, hanging around after the rain, got their money’s worth. A shortened game, players will go hard, would have been nice to get one more run, but that’s the way it goes at times. Test cricket is coming up next and we are looking forward to it,” Tim Southee said.
“It was nice to get some runs today, though I hadn’t contributed a lot in the series, a shortened game and it was good to get runs. I have played some T10 matches, so knew we needed to get some quick runs. Short straight boundaries and we wanted to target them. We don’t play for those (super overs), but it’good to get over the line. Looking forward to the Test matches now,” Jonny Bairstow said.