WI vs NZ Highlights Today Match, T20 World Cup 2024: In a thrilling Group C clash at the T20 World Cup 2024, the West Indies clinched a 13-run victory over New Zealand, advancing to the Super 8 stage. The match, held at the Brian Lara Stadium in Trinidad, saw Sherfane Rutherford play a pivotal role in the West Indies’ comeback.

Rutherford’s impressive unbeaten 68 off 39 balls, featuring two fours and six sixes, propelled the home team from a precarious 30 for five in the seventh over to a total of 149 for nine. New Zealand’s captain Kane Williamson had opted to bowl first, but his team struggled to contain Rutherford’s explosive batting.

New Zealand, needing 150 to win, failed to build any significant momentum and were restricted to 136 for nine. The West Indies bowlers, led by Gudakesh Motie who took three crucial wickets in the middle overs, effectively stifled the Black Caps’ chase.

WI vs NZ Highlights Today Match

T20 World Cup 2024 WI vs NZ Highlights

Match No26
MatchWest Indies vs New Zealand
DateThursday, June 13, 2024
Toss New Zealand won the toss and opt to bowl
VenueBrian Lara Stadium, Tarouba, Trinidad

WI vs NZ Playing XIs

West Indies: Brandon King, Johnson Charles, Nicholas Pooran (w), Roston Chase, Rovman Powell (c), Sherfane Rutherford, Andre Russell, Romario Shepherd, Akeal Hosein, Alzarri Joseph, Gudakesh Motie

New Zealand: Finn Allen, Devon Conway (w), Kane Williamson (c), Daryl Mitchell, Glenn Phillips, Rachin Ravindra, James Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boult

WI vs NZ Scoreboard

West Indies149-9 (20 Ov)
New Zealand136-9 (20 Ov)

WI vs NZ Match Summary

West Indies, batting first, reached 149/9 with Rutherford’s standout performance. New Zealand’s chase was thwarted by disciplined bowling, particularly from Motie, resulting in a final score of 136/9.

With this victory, the West Indies secured their place in the Super 8, while New Zealand now faces slim chances of progressing in the tournament.

Stay tuned for all the highlights and updates from the T20 World Cup 2024 at the Brian Lara Stadium in Tarouba, Trinidad.

WI vs NZ Player of the Match

Sherfane Rutherford | West Indies

WI vs NZ Scorecard

West Indies Batting

Brandon Kingc †Conway b Neesham912360175
Johnson Charlesb Boult053000
Nicholas Pooran †c †Conway b Southee17121230141.66
Roston Chasec Ravindra b Ferguson033000
Rovman Powell (c)c †Conway b Southee1550020
Sherfane Rutherfordnot out68397226174.35
Akeal Hoseinc Neesham b Santner1517170188.23
Andre Russellc Ferguson b Boult147821200
Romario Shepherdlbw b Ferguson13131901100
Alzarri Josephb Boult66610100
Gudakesh Motienot out0111000
New Zealand Bowling
Trent Boult411634152000
Tim Southee402125.25142100
Lockie Ferguson402726.75112120
James Neesham402716.7590210
Glenn Phillips1090920100
Mitchell Santner2027113.542200
Daryl Mitchell101901920300

New Zealand Batting

Devon Conway †c Chase b Hosein58130062.5
Finn Allenc Russell b Joseph26232531113.04
Rachin Ravindrac Russell b Motie1013270076.92
Kane Williamson (c)c †Pooran b Motie1240050
Daryl Mitchellb Motie1213181092.3
Glenn Phillipsc Powell b Joseph40334032121.21
James Neeshamc King b Joseph1011180190.9
Mitchell Santnernot out21122403175
Tim Southeec & b Joseph011000
Trent Boultc Chase b Russell74501175
Lockie Fergusonnot out00300
West Indies Bowling
Akeal Hosein402115.25111100
Romario Shepherd303601271420
Andre Russell403017.5112200
Alzarri Joseph401944.75132000
Gudakesh Motie402536.25111100
Roston Chase1040430010

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