ICC Mens T20 World Cup 2022 NZ vs SL Glenn Phillips: New Zealand’s Glenn Phillips pulled his team out of a difficult situation by scoring a century in the T20 World Cup. This is the second century in T20 World Cup 2022.
In the T20 World Cup match against Sri Lanka on Saturday, Kiwis batsman Glenn Phillips brought life to the struggling New Zealand team. He led the Kiwis team from the front and led them towards a huge score. Batting first in Sydney, New Zealand’s Phillips scored 167 runs on the back of a brilliant century. Sri Lanka got off to a strong start. Due to this, New Zealand lost 3 crucial wickets and scored only 15 runs at one stage. The Kiwis team, who reached the final last time at that time, did not make a respectable score today. But Glenn Phillips led the innings from here on as no one expected.
Glenn Phillips Century Video..
Phillips scored 104 off 64 balls. His innings included 10 fours and four sixes. He batted with a strike rate of 162.50 even under pressure. He reached the pavilion off the bowling of Lahiru Kumar in the last over. But, he had already completed his work.
Except for Phillips, none of the New Zealand batsmen played. Only three batsmen could reach double figures. The team’s opening batsmen reached the pavilion after scoring just 1 run. At the same time captain Williamson was dismissed at 8 runs.
In this sequence, they scored 167 runs, losing 6 wickets in the stipulated 20 overs. This has put a huge target in front of Lanka. New Zealand team dominated the Sri Lankan bowlers with Glenn Phillips century innings. In this sequence, Phillips played 64 balls and scored 104 runs. It has 10 fours and 4 sixes. Scored runs at a strike rate of 162. In this sequence, the second century was recorded in the T20 World Cup 2022. Glenn Phillip scored his first century in the T20 World Cup in his career. Among the Lankan bowlers, Kasoon Rajitha took the most 2 wickets. At the same time, Mahesh Theekshana, Dhananjay de Silva, Hasranga and Lahiru Kumar took a wicket each.
Playing XI of both teams..
New Zealand: Devon Conway, Finn Allen, Kane Williamson (captain), Glenn Phillips, James Neesham, Daryl Mitchell, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boult.
Sri Lanka: Pathum Nisanka, Kusal Mendis (keeper), Dhananjaya de Silva, Charith Aslanka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Dasun Shanaka (captain), Vanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Lahiru Kumara, Mahesh Thikshana and Kasoon Rajitha.