On Monday (30th November), the hosts New Zealand and the visitors West Indies will play the third and final match of the three-match T20I series at Bay Oval (Mount Maunganui).
The hosts New Zealand have already secured this T20I series as they are leading it by 2-0. While they won the opening match of this series by 5 wickets (DLS method), they won the second game by 72 runs.
New Zealand vs West Indies 2020: Ahead of this match, here we are introducing some crucial stats preview of the 3rd 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)||178.50 (9.09)||199.43 (9.97)||157.57 (8.19)|
(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||15||8||3||3 (NZ won 1 and WI won 2)||1|
|In last 5 T20Is||5||4||0||0||1|
|In New Zealand||10||7||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)||3||2||0||0||1|
- New Zealand are currently running with the 5-match unbeaten streak against West Indies in T20I (4 wins and 1 no result, including currently going with 3-match winning streak). Last time, West Indies beat New Zealand back in 2014, as the Caribbean team won by 39 runs during the Roseau T20I on 6th July 2014.
T20I records in 2020
|New Zealand||7||2||3||2 (Lost 2)||0|
i) Mitchell Santner will make his international captaincy debut for New Zealand. He will be the eighth T20I captain and 37th international captain for New Zealand.
i) Ross Taylor (1909 runs) is 91 runs away to complete his 2000 T20I runs. After Martin Guptill (2575 runs) and Brendon McCullum (2140 runs), Taylor will be the third New Zealand cricketer to score 2000 T20I runs.
i) Martin Guptill has scored 2248 T20I runs as an opener. He is 66 runs behind to surpass Rohit Sharma (2313 runs) and become the most T20I run-scorer as an opener.