Australia won by 34 runs in the second match of the 3-match T20 series being played on home soil against West Indies. With this, the Kangaroo team has also achieved an unbeatable 2-0 lead in this series. In the second T20 match of the series played on the grounds of Adelaide, the Australian team, batting first, scored 241 runs at the loss of 4 wickets in 20 overs on the basis of Glenn Maxwell’s unbeaten century. After this, the West Indies team, which came to chase the target, managed to score only 207 runs at the loss of 9 wickets in 20 overs.
Marcus Stoinis ruined Powell’s innings.
The West Indies team, which came to chase the target of 242 runs, got a bad start, in which they got the first blow at the score of 11, Brendon King became the victim of Hazlewood after scoring only 5 runs. After this, the Windies team got the second blow in the form of Nicholas Pooran on the score of 42 and the third blow in the form of Sai Hope on the score of 56. While the West Indies team managed to score only 62 runs in the first 6 overs, they also lost 4 wickets. At the same time, on the score of 63, half of the West Indies team had returned to the pavilion in this match. From here, Rovman Powell along with Andre Russell tried to control the innings and took the score beyond 100 but at the score of 110, he got the sixth blow in the form of Russell who returned to the pavilion after playing an innings of 37 runs in 16 balls. At the same time, Rovman Powell could not succeed in leading his team to victory in this match despite playing a quick inning of 63 runs in 36 balls. In bowling for Australia, while Marcus Stoinis took 3 wickets giving 36 runs in 4 overs, Josh Hazlewood and Spencer Johnson also managed to take 2 wickets each. Apart from this, Adam Zampa and Jason Behrendorff also took 1-1 wicket.
Maxwell’s century took Australia to a big score
If we talk about the innings of the Australian team in the second T20 match, they also lost three wickets till the score of 64. From here, Glenn Maxwell started the process of scoring runs with pace from one end and first made a partnership of 82 runs in 42 balls for the fourth wicket with Marcus Stoinis and then made a partnership of 82 runs in 42 balls for the fifth wicket with Tim David in just 39 balls. Along with making a partnership of 95 runs, he played an important role in taking the team to the score of 241 runs. Glenn Maxwell faced 55 balls and played an unbeaten inning of 120 runs with the help of 12 fours and 8 sixes.
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