England beat New Zealand by 20 runs in match number 33 of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 at The Gabba in Brisbane on Tuesday, November 1. Batting first after winning the toss, England put up an impressive total of 179 for 6 in their 20 overs. New Zealand came up with an underwhelming effort in their chase and were held to 159 for 6. With the win on Tuesday, England moved up to the second position in the points table, while Australia slipped to third. The Kiwis remain on top despite their defeat to the Englishmen. Here are the player ratings for England vs New Zealand T20 World Cup 2022 match.
Jos Buttler (9/10): Enjoyed some luck but made use of the same and played a terrific innings for his team. Scored a match-defining 73 in only 47 balls, striking seven fours and two sixes. Was brilliant behind the stumps. Took a superb diving catch to dismiss Devon Conway.
Sam Curran (8/10): Impressed again with the ball to finish with figures of 2/26. Got the key scalps of Glenn Phillips and Finn Allen to hurt New Zealand’s chase.
Alex Hales (7/10): Got England off to a much-needed flying start. Struck seven fours and a six in his 40-ball 52 before being stumped.
Chris Woakes (6.5/10): Did an excellent job with the ball. Dismissed Devon Conway and Daryl Mitchell to finish with figures of 2 for 33.
Mark Wood (5/10): Went for 25 runs in his three overs but bowled with pace. Got the wicket of the dangerous James Neesham.
Liam Livingstone (4.5/10): Scored a handy 20 off 14 before being bowled. Conceded 26 in his three overs and went wicketless.
Ben Stokes (4/10): Bowled one over for 10, in which he dismissed New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson. Was trapped lbw for 8.
Adil Rashid (4/10): Was wicketless, although could have dismissed Glenn Phillips early. Ended with figures of 0/33.
Harry Brook (3/10): Was dismissed for 7 off 3 balls, which included a six.
Moeen Ali (1/10): Had a poor match. Was out for 5 and dropped a simple catch of Glenn Phillips.
Dawid Malan (No Rating): Faced only one ball.
Glenn Phillips (8.5/10): Enjoyed some luck early on but went on to play another terrific knock. Hammered 62 in only 36 balls, a knock that included four fours and three sixes. Almost single-handedly kept New Zealand in the hunt.
Mitchell Santner (7/10): Was economical with the ball. Conceded only 25 runs while breaking the important opening partnership. Had Alex Hales stumped for 52 with a smart piece of bowling.
Ish Sodhi (7/10): The leg-spinner also bowled a tight spell, conceding only 23 runs in four overs while picking up the wicket of Moeen Ali.
Lockie Ferguson (6/10): Got the wickets of Liam Livingstone and Ben Stokes, but was very expensive. Went for 45 runs in his four overs.
Kane Williamson (5.5/10): Scored 40 runs and featured in a 91-run stand with Phillips. However, his run-a-ball knock set New Zealand back as the run rate spiralled out of control. Was dismissed when he needed to break the shackles.
Tim Southee (3/10): Picked up the wicket of Harry Brook but went for 43 in his four overs.
Finn Allen (3/10): Scored 16 off 11. Was dismissed when the team needed him to carry on.
Trent Boult (2/10): Had an off-day. Did not claim a wicket. Conceded 40 runs in his four overs.
Devon Conway (2/10): Looked out of sorts. Fell for 3, attempting a scoop off Chris Woakes. Affected the stumping of Alex Hales.
James Neesham (1/10): Was out for 6, looking for quick runs.
Daryl Mitchell (0.5/10): Managed only 3 runs with the willow. Dropped a simple catch of Jos Buttler, which proved very costly.