Last Update on: September 2nd, 2023 at 01:36 pm
A hilarious moment occurred at the start of ENG vs NZ 2nd T20I when there was confusion at the toss. Commentator Eoin Morgan got confused during the toss and called it a tail. Later, it was revealed that it was actually a head.
ENG vs NZ 2nd T20I took place on Friday (September 1) at Emirates Old Trafford in Manchester. England crushed Kiwis by 95 runs to acquire a 2-0 lead in the series.
ENG vs NZ: WATCH- Confusion At Toss Leads To Hilarious Moment
A funny moment occurred during ENG vs NZ 2nd T20I during the toss. England captain Jos Buttler tossed the coin and New Zealand skipper Tim Southee called head. Commentator Eoin Morgan adjudged the result wrong and called it a head.
However, Jos Buttler corrected him and showed that it was rather a tail. Eoin Morgan corrected his call later. Hence, Jos Buttler won the toss and opted to bat first. Have a look at the funny video below.
"It is a head."
"It's a tails, correction!"
— Sky Sports Cricket (@SkyCricket) September 1, 2023
ENG Crush NZ By 95 Runs
Meanwhile, England crushed New Zealand by 95 runs in 2nd T20I in what can be termed as a one-sided encounter. Batting first, England piled up a mammoth 198-4 on the board.
Opener Jonny Bairstow smacked an unbeaten 86 runs off 60 balls. Later, Harry Brook also shattered quickfire 67 runs off 36 deliveries, smashing 5 fours and 5 sixes. For New Zealand, Ish Sodhi picked 2 scalps while Tim Southee and Mitchell Santner got 1 wicket each.
During the chase, New Zealand lost openers Finn Allen (3) and Devon Conway (2) cheaply. Later, Tim Seifert (39) and Glenn Phillips (22) added some runs on the board.
However, Kiwis faced a batting collapse with a lethal bowling attack by England bowlers. Gus Atkinson grabbed the limelight in bowling with his 4-wicket haul. Sam Curran, Liam Livingstone, and Will Jacks picked 1 wicket each.
Earlier, England won the 1st T20I by 7 wickets. Hence, England has gained a 2-0 lead in the four-match series. ENG vs NZ 3rd T20I takes place on Sunday (September 3) at Edgbaston Stadium in Birmingham.