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Munro, the first batsman to three T20I thousands

Colin Munro turned the first batsman to hit three T20I centuries with his 104 off fifty three balls against West Indies in Mount Maunganui. Four diversified batsmen have hit two thousands on this format, including Munro’s vulnerable captain Brendon McCullum.

Munro carted ten sixes in his innings, which are the joint most by a Contemporary Zealand batsman in a T20I innings. Corey Anderson too had hit 10 sixes at the identical venue against Bangladesh in 2017. These wide hits helped Munro wing to his century off safe forty seven balls, making it the fastest for Contemporary Zealand in T20Is and the joint sixth-fastest overall.

Munro makes converse sequence runs

This used to be Munro’s 0.33 successive fifty-plus bring collectively in T20Is. He joins McCullum and Martin Guptill as the speak Contemporary Zealand batsmen to have obtained fifty-plus scores in three consecutive innings. Whereas McCullum has a toddle of Four such innings, Guptill has had two such separate streaks. Severely, all of Munro’s three thousands have arrive in his last ten innings, which additionally encompass three ducks. Munro has made 447 runs in his last ten T20I innings at a median of forty 9.Sixty six and at a strike-price of 182.forty Four.

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Munro’s three fifty-plus scores within the sequence tallied up to 223 runs at a median of Seventy Four.33 – primarily the most runs scored by any batsman in any bilateral T20I sequence (forty one in all these have had three-match sequence). He beat Hamilton Masakadza’s tally of 222 runs in a series against Bangladesh in 2015-Sixteen, which used to be the previous highest.

A huge stand, and a obvious converse

Munro added 136 runs for the first wicket with Martin Guptill – Contemporary Zealand’s 0.33-highest stand on this format for any wicket. Guptill, incidentally, has been focused on the total three top partnerships for Contemporary Zealand. Other than Munro and Guptill, every of the diversified 5 batsmen to bat hit a minimal of 1 six apiece, making it the first event when every of the dwell seven batsmen in a T20I innings have hit a minimal of 1 six. There had been two cases when the dwell six batsmen have every hit sixes in an innings. Afghanistan’s top six had executed that against UAE in a T20I in 2016-17 and England’s batsmen had every obtained a minimal of 1 six against Contemporary Zealand in 2012-Thirteen.

Contemporary Zealand’s converse total

Such lusty hitting supposed that Contemporary Zealand piled up 243 – their highest total in T20Is. They beat their previous highest total by 29 runs. Contemporary Zealand had made 214 against Australia in Christchurch in 2009-10. Overall, there had been safe six diversified totals in T20Is that are bigger than Contemporary Zealand’s bring collectively on this match.

Contemporary Zealand seal their largest ever buy

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Contemporary Zealand bowled out West Indies for impartial correct 124 and wrapped up a 119-hurry buy – their largest on this format. Their previous largest buy had arrive against Pakistan in Wellington in 2015-Sixteen. Overall, there had been safe two diversified bigger margins of wins in T20 internationals.

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