Zimbabwe win toss, opt to bat against New Zealand in second T20

Zimbabwe under Brendon Taylor have not won a match on their New Zealand tour AFP

By CricketCountry Staff

Hamilton: Feb 14, 2012

Zimbabwe captain Brendan Taylor won the toss and elected to bat against New Zealand in their second T20 at the Sedddon Park in Hamilton on Tuesday.

New Zealand beat Zimbabwe by seven wickets in their opening Twenty20 international at Eden Park on Saturday.

Zimbabwe, batting first, made 159 for eight and New Zealand reached 160 for three with one ball left in the 17th over.

Teams:

New Zealand: Brendon McCullum(c&wk), Rob Nicol, Kane Williamson, Colin de Grandhomme, Andrew Ellis, James Franklin, Nathan McCullum, Kyle Mills, Ronnie Hira, James Franklin, Tim Southee, Michael Bates.

Zimbabwe: Brendan Taylor(c), Hamilton Masakadza, Elton Chigumbura, Malcolm Waller, Kyle Jarvis, Shingirai Masakadza, Stuart Matsikenyeri, Keegan Meth, Ray Price, Tatenda Taibu (wk), Prosper Utseya.


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