New Delhi: The 5-match T20 series between Australia and New Zealand (AUS vs NZ) continues. In the second match of the series, New Zealand defeated the Kangaroos by 4 runs. The credit for this victory of New Zealand goes to the team opener Martin Guptill. Guptill played a brilliant innings of 97 runs in this match. Guptill has also broken a big record of India’s opening batsman Rohit Sharma during this innings.
Martin Guptill’s ‘explosion’
In the second T20 against Australia, Martin Guptill played an explosive innings. Guptill, batting brilliantly, completed his half-century in just 27 balls. Even after that, his bat did not stop and this opener scored 97 runs in 50 balls. During this, he hit 8 sixes and 6 fours.
Broke rohit’s record
Martin Guptill broke the world record of most sixes in T20 International of India opener Rohit Sharma on the strength of this stormy innings. Now the record of maximum sixes has been recorded in this format in the name of Guptill. Guptill now has 132 sixes in 96 T20 matches. While Rohit Sharma’s name has 127 sixes in 108 matches in this format.
New Zealand won in a thump
Due to this innings of Martin Guptill, New Zealand set a target of 220 runs in front of Australia. In response, the Kangaroo team competed completely, but the team was all out for 215 runs and New Zealand won the match by 4 runs. New Zealand are now 2–0 in the 5 match series.