NZ vs WI 2020: Final T20I Abandoned due to rain

The West Indies were once again expected to be drizzled by successive wins as the third and final T20I had to be abandoned, due to inclement weather (Rain) on Monday evening.

Host New Zealand, which had an unavailable lead in the series with back-to-back wins in the first two games. Made several changes to rest some key players before the Test series.

Mitchell Santner opted to field for the first time under his captaincy. However, proceedings were delayed for a few minutes after the start of the rain. It was enough to allow just 2.2 overs, with the West Indies losing a wicket in a brisk start.

However, a heavy shower (Rain) came back, forcing players from the field and squire to be placed under heavy cover. Even though it slowed down considerably over the next hour. The riming rain never really died completely to prevent the cover from resuming.

The inevitable announcement came at around 9:15 pm local time. About 30 minutes from the cut-off time for the five over-per-side games. As a result, New Zealand won the series 2–0. Lockie Ferguson was adjudged Player of the Series for his six wickets. Which included a five-wicket haul in the first match.

The first Test of the two-match series between the two sides will begin on December 3 in Hamilton.

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