CHITTAGONG: New Zealand comfortably beats Netherlands by 6 wickets with six balls to spare at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong on Saturday, ARY News reported.
New Zealand had won the toss and chose to bowl keeping in view that conditions would become easier for batsmen under lights, despite the dry Chittagong surface.
Netherlands batting first scored 151 runs.
Middle order of Dutch made the strong contribution as Peter Borren scored 49 runs off 35 while Tom Copper posted quick 40 that came off in 23 balls.
Kiwi’s skipper Brendon McCullum has guided his team to a reasonably comfortable win scoring 65 hitting 4 fours and 3 sixes.
With his wonderful inning he becomes the only batsmen to score 2000 runs in WorldT20.
Brendon McCullum, who is the top scorer in Worldt20 having 2044 runs with an average of 36.50. He played 67 matches with highest of 123 runs.
Following the victory New Zealand attained the second spot on points table of Group 1. They played 3 matches having 4 points and Net Run Rate of +0.362.