Sunday, January 17, 2016

New Zealand wins second T20 against Pakistan while making a world record

Guptill and Williamson broke broke the world record for the highest partnership in T20 internationals for any wicket - Getty Images

Those who saw the second T20 International match between visiting Pakistan cricket team and hosts New Zealand today at Hamilton will remember it for a long time to come.

While New Zealand won the match by 10 wickets with 14 balls remaining, its two opening batsmen Guptill and Williamson broke the highest world record of 170 runs by one run. They both scored 171 runs, 87 and 72 respectively, and broke the world record for the highest partnership in T20 internationals for any wicket.





Batting first, Pakistan scored 168 for 7 in the stipulated 20 overs. Akmal wa the highest scorer with 56 not out. The 3-matches series now stands equalled, after Pakistan won the first match by 16 runs.

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