HomeMountain BikeLatest Match Report - WORCS vs New Zealand Tour Match 2023

Latest Match Report – WORCS vs New Zealand Tour Match 2023

New Zealand 126 for 3 (Bowes 35, Phillips 32*, Seifert 30) beat Worcestershire 124 (O Cox 63, Ferguson 3-11, Ravindra 3-15, Jamieson 3-28) by seven wickets

New Zealand launched their warm-up programme for the four-match T20I Collection with England by defeating Worcestershire by seven wickets at a bought out New Highway.

The Black Caps fielded six of the squad who can be in competition for the opening T20I at Chester-le-Road on Wednesday and two of them in Kyle Jamieson and Lockie Ferguson, who captained the facet, picked up three wickets apiece.

Then two extra of them in Tim Seifert (30) and Glenn Phillips (32 not out) demonstrated their energy with the bat as New Zealand raced to victory in simply 12 overs.

New Zealand will now tackle Gloucestershire at Bristol on Sunday earlier than turning their full consideration to the T20I sequence.

Worcestershire rested a number of gamers with one eye on Sunday’s Metro Financial institution One Day Cup quarter-final with Hampshire on the Ageas Bowl. However rookie skilled Olly Cox demonstrated his potential with a 31-ball half-century for the Rapids to thrill the 4,500 crowd.

He scored greater than half of his facet’s runs and went onto make 63 from 36 deliveries with one six and 11 fours. Academy participant Harry Darley additionally had a debut to recollect for the Rapids with two wickets.

Ed Pollock captained the Rapids who had been put into bat and Cox was rapidly into his stride, slicing Jamieson over level for the primary boundary and flicking Ben Lister off his legs for 4.

Kashif Ali had completed because the main six-hitter within the One Day Cup group levels with 21, however he and Rob Jones fell within the area of three balls to Rachin Ravindra.

Ravindra had Kashif caught at brief third and Jones tried a reverse-sweep and located level for a duck.

Cox greeted Jamieson’s return with three boundaries in an over however in the identical over, his namesake Ben tried a scoop shot and was caught behind.

Cole McConchie was pushed for a straight six by Olly Cox who accomplished his half-century. His effective knock ultimately ended when he drilled McConchie to lengthy on however he left the outfield to a standing ovation from the Worcestershire members.

Pollock (8) may solely pick deep mid wicket off Jamieson and Taylor Cornall (8) tried to chop a widish supply from Ferguson and feathered via to the keeper.

Ravindra returned to have Josh Baker pouched at long-on and Jamieson held a return catch from Ben Gibbon (1), whereas Ferguson wrapped up the innings by having Mitchell Stanley (1) caught down the legside and Pat Brown (1) caught at deep effective leg on the inside track

Seifert regarded as if he supposed to win the sport on his personal as he clubbed Mitchell Stanley for 2 monumental sixes earlier than he tried to comb Josh Baker and was bowled behind his legs. Chad Bowes additionally regarded in good contact earlier than he holed out to backward sq. off Darley.

Darley had extra success when Ravindra top-edged a pull and offered easy catch for Ben Cox. However Phillips ensured the sport resulted in double fast time earlier than the heavens opened.



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