The New Zealand Cricket Team is currently on a tour of England, where after the T20 series was drawn, now it is the turn of the ODI series. In the second match of this ODI series, the host England (England Cricket Team) defeated New Zealand by 79 runs. This match, played on September 10, was reduced to 34-34 overs due to rain, in which England, who batted first, scored 226 runs for the loss of 7 wickets. The New Zealand team that came to chase this score was all-out after scoring only 147 runs.
Livingston played a good innings
The visiting team New Zealand won the toss and decided to bowl first, and as usual, their opening bowler Trent Boult gave England a series of early blows. At one point England’s score was 4 for 28 runs, and five wickets for 55 runs. However, after that England captain Jos Buttler (30), Moeen Ali (33), Sam Curran (42), Liam Livingston (95 not out), and David Willey (7 not out) played good innings to takes England’s score to 226 .delivered. For New Zealand, Trent Boult took 3 wickets, Tim Southee took 2 wickets, and Matt Henry and Mitchell Santner took 1 wicket each.
In batting, New Zealand got the first blow in the third ball of the first over, when Finn Allen was not out. However, after that, the small innings of Will Young (33), Darrel Mitchell (57), Tom Latham (19) kept New Zealand’s hopes alive, but no other batsman could score even 5 runs. The last seven wickets of the visiting team fell in just the last 36 runs, and the entire team was bundled out for 147.
For England, David Willey and Reece Topley took 3 wickets each, while Moeen Ali took 2 wickets and Gus Atkinson took 1 wicket. In this way, England won the match by 79 runs and tied the series at 1-1. Liam Livingston was chosen as the player of the match in this match, who played a brilliant innings of 95 runs off 78 balls.