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Jason Holder (proper) celebrates the primary of his three New Zealand wickets at Kensington Oval final night time. (Image by Kenmore Bynoe.)

A match that began with a lot promise ended horribly fallacious for West Indies yesterday.

After clinching an unlikely win within the first One-day Worldwide in opposition to the No. 1 aspect on the earth final Wednesday, expectations have been excessive that the Windies might obtain the unthinkable and steal a uncommon sequence victory off them.

After one other purposeful bowling effort led by Guyanese off-spinner Kevin Sinclair and native favorite Jason Holder meant they needed to chase 213 to win, however the Caribbean aspect produced one other batting horror present and sunk to a miserable 50-run loss within the rain-hit second ODI in opposition to New Zealand.

Earlier than the Energy Play was over, West Indies crashed to 27-6, they usually appeared at risk of being dismissed for his or her lowest complete in an ODI earlier than Yannic Cariah, enjoying his second ODI, and Alzarri Joseph, batting at No. 10, shared 85 for the ninth wicket to allow them to keep away from that ignominy. (AR)

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