New Zealand’s star batsman Glenn Phillips scored a century against Sri Lanka in the Super-12 match of the T20I World Cup 2022 on 29 October.
Phillips not only pulled his team out of a difficult situation, but also became the second batsman to score a century in the T20I World Cup. Earlier, South African batsman Rossouw has scored a century.
Philips video taking run like a racer
Cricket spirit is getting praise –
Mitchell Santner was batting. Santner, while pushing lightly, gave a strike to Glenn Phillips and he completed his century. Cricket fans are praising Phillips cricket spirit. New Zealand won the toss against Sri Lanka and decided to bat first.
New Zealand had bad start –
The Kiwis got off to a bad start. Openers Finn Allen and Devon Conway returned to the pavilion after scoring only one run each. The situation went from bad to worse after captain Kane Williamson was also dismissed.
After this, Phillips and Mitchell took over the innings and made a half-century partnership. New Zealand scored 167 for 7 in 20 overs and set Sri Lanka a target of 168 runs to win.