New Delhi: A 5-game T20 series between Australia and New Zealand (AUS vs NZ) is underway. In Game 2 of the series, New Zealand beat the Kangaroos by 4 points. Credit for New Zealand’s victory goes to team opener Martin Guptill. Guptill played a brilliant 97-point inning in that game. Guptill also broke a great record for India’s opener Rohit Sharma this round.
The explosion of Martin Guptill
In the second T20 against Australia, Martin Guptill played an explosive end. Guptill, hitting brilliantly, completed his half-century in just 27 bullets. Even after that, his bat didn’t stop and this opener scored 97 points on 50 balls. During this time he hit 8 sixes and 6 fours.
Broke Rohit’s record
Martin Guptill broke the world record for most six in T20 International by Indian opener Rohit Sharma on the basis of those rocky innings. Now the record for the maximum of six has been recorded in this format on behalf of Guptill. Guptill now has 132 six in 96 T20 matches. While Rohit Sharma has 127 six in 108 games in this format.
New Zealand won with a thud
Due to this round of Martin Guptill, New Zealand set a goal of 220 points ahead of Australia. In response, Kangaroo’s team fully competed, but the team was out of 215 points and New Zealand won the game by 4 points. New Zealand is now 2-0 in the 5-game series.