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New Zealand beat West Indies by 81 runs in 1st T20

Auckland, New Zealand: Nathan McCullum took 4-24, removing the cream of the West Indies' batting lineup Saturday, as New Zealand won the first of two Twenty20 cricket internationals by 81 runs to lead to two-match
India TV News Desk January 11, 2014 15:21 IST
India TV News Desk
Auckland, New Zealand: Nathan McCullum took 4-24, removing the cream of the West Indies' batting lineup Saturday, as New Zealand won the first of two Twenty20 cricket internationals by 81 runs to lead to two-match series 1-0.
   
McCullum, playing his 50th T20 international, dismissed Andre Fletcher for 23, Kieran Powell for 12, Dwayne Bravo for 10 and Andre Russell for 0 in the space of four overs, slicing through the top and middle order as the West Indies were held to 108-8 in reply to New Zealand's 189-5.
   
Jimmy Neesham removed opener Johnson Charles for 16, then returned to dismiss Chadwick Walton for 5 and Sunil Narine for a second-ball duck, taking 3-16 as New Zealand overwhelmed the tourists on a slow pitch at Eden Park.