New Zealand whitewash Windies in ODI series

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018 | 0

New Zealand played total three ODI matches against West Indies at their home ground where Black Caps secured the ODI series by winning the first two matches. The ODI series consists of three matches where the last match was staged in 26th December, 2017 and Hagley Oval, Christchurch was the host venue of the match. In the match, New Zealand defeated West Indies by 66 runs considering D/L method. So, in three matches ODI series, New Zealand whitewash Windies in ODI series.

New Zealand whitewash Windies in ODI series

Currently West Indies team is visiting New Zealand and they are schedule to play a Test, a ODI and a T20 series against the Black Caps. Their competition started with Test match where Windies team faced another whitewashed. In two matches Test series, they lost both times. But in ODI, they thought to manage at least one victory but at the ground of New Zealand it was proved touch to beat Black Caps where New Zealand team is a top rated ODI expert in cricket world.

The 3rd ODI between New Zealand and West Indies was staged in 26th December, 2017 where New Zealand won the toss and decided to bat first. At their home ground, they knew well about their field condition and taking bat was a wise decision it seemed. But the match was not staged complete 50 overs due to rain. New Zealand scored 131 runs by losing four wickets in 23 overs when Taylor was in the crease with 47 runs. Due to rain, New Zealand could not bat more times and West Indies was given 166 runs target in 23 overs. But the Windies team could not afford such score but finished 23 overs by scoring 99 runs. They lost total nine wickets in the meantime. So, they faced lost by 66 runs as well as faced another series defeat.

Came to bat by winning the toss, Worker and Munro could not make partnership but Worker was out with just 2 runs. Later, Broom followed the same way by scoring 2 runs. Munro and Taylor tried a bit but in that case Munro was gone with 21 runs. Taylor made another partnership with captain Latham who scored 37 runs. After losing four wickets, Nicholls and Taylor started to play carefully but rain stopped the match. In 23 overs, New Zealand scored 131 runs so far.

On the other hand, just four players of West Indies did able to score two figure runs where captain Holder scored 34 runs, Powell scored 11 runs. Miller and Gabriel remained not out with 20 and 12 runs so far. In 23 overs, their innings finished with 99 runs so far.

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