New Zealand have secured an eight-wicket gain over the Netherlands, and with it a Twenty20 collection clean sweep, thanks to Mitchell Santner and Daryl Mitchell’s unbeaten century partnership.
Santner scored a career-finest 77 not out and Mitchell 51 not out in propelling New Zealand to 2-149 in reply to the Netherlands’ 4-147. They gained with 6 overs to spare on Friday.
The Black Caps won the initial T20 by 16 runs on Thursday and had been even more convincing this time.
Santner arrived to the crease in the next over when Martin Guptill was bowled on 2, and his initially shot was to strike Tim Pringle above the prolonged-on fence.
Finn Allen fell in the next over on 13, and Mitchell joined Santner. They put together for 123 runs in 65 balls, of which only 15 weren’t scored from.
Santner achieved his 1st T20 fifty in 29 balls, owning been dropped on 43 and 56.
Mitchell took all of the strike in the 14th in excess of, rushing from 33 with two sixes, a two, and a match-profitable boundary to notch his second T20 fifty.
The Dutch experienced decided on to bat 1st and Bas de Leede adopted his 66 on Thursday with a further workforce-most effective 53 not out from 48 balls.
New Zealand have now accomplished a European tour that began in late Could and moved through England, Ireland and Scotland.
Their travels usually are not more than, although. They go to West Indies for 3 T20s and a few ODIs from next Wednesday.
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