On Friday (29th November), the hosts New Zealand will face the visiting side West Indies in the second game of the three-match T20I series at Bay Oval (Mount Maunganui).
New Zealand won the first T20I of this series by 5 wickets (DLS method) and they are leading this series by 1-0 with two matches to go. While the hosts are one victory away to secure their series win, the visitors must have to win both the remaining two matches to claim this T20I series.
New Zealand vs West Indies 2020: Ahead of this match, here we are introducing some crucial stats preview of the 2nd T20I of this series
Venue Stats (Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui)
Ground’s history in 1st and 2nd batting in T20Is
|Stats||Overall||1st batting||2nd batting|
|Innings average (Average run-rate)||174.58 (8.92)||193 (9.65)||156.17 (8.17)|
(Special Note: Included all out, target reached and complete innings. Excluded only incomplete innings)
Teams’ T20I records at this venue
New Zealand vs West Indies: Head-To-Head T20I Records
|Stats||Matches||New Zealand Won||West Indies Won||Tied||No Result|
|Overall||14||7||3||3 (NZ won 1 and WI won 2)||1|
|In last 5 T20Is||5||3||1||0||1|
|In New Zealand||9||6||0||2 (NZ won 1 and WI won 1)||1|
|In last 5 T20Is in New Zealand||5||4||0||0||1|
|At Bay Oval (Mount Maunganui)||2||1||0||0||1|
T20I records in 2020
|New Zealand||6||1||3||2 (Lost 2)||0|
i) It will be 200th international match for Ross Taylor at home. He will be first New Zealand cricketer and 10th overall cricketer to play 200 international matches.
ii) Ross Taylor (1909 runs) is 91 runs away to complete his 2000 T20I runs. After Martin Guptill (2541 runs) and Brendon McCullum (2140 runs), Taylor will be the third New Zealand cricketer to score 2000 T20I runs.
i) As an opening batsman, Martin Guptill has scored 2214 T20I runs. He needs exactly 100 more runs to surpass Rohit Sharma (2313 runs) and become the most T20I run-scorer as an opener.
i) The right-arm pacer Tim Southee has taken 46 T20I wickets at home. With four more T20I wickets, he will be the first bowler in T20I history to take 50 wickets at home.