Sports desk. The first T20 match between New Zealand and Australia is being played in Christchurch. New Zealand batting first gave Australia a target of 185 runs. Devon Conway batted bang. He scored an unbeaten innings of 99 runs, which included 10 fours and three sixes. He missed a run with a century. Apart from him, Glenn Phillips played a brilliant innings of 30 runs. He hit three smoky sixes. He hit a six on the leg off Jay Richardson, who was sold for 14 crores in the IPL auction. Video is becoming increasingly viral on social media.
Jhye Richardson drops it just a tad short and Glenn Phillips goes thank you very much.
New Zealand had scored 49 runs in 8 overs losing 3 wickets. Glenn Phillips and Devon Conway were at the crease. Jay Richardson was bowling. On his ball, Phillips hit a six over the leg. Glenn Phillips played a brilliant innings of 30 off 20 balls and was dismissed by Marcus Stoinis. Jay Richardson took two important wickets for 31 runs in 4 overs. Richardson will play for Kings Punjab in the IPL this year. Punjab has bought them for 14 crores. Jay Richardson plays for the Perth Scorchers in the Big Bash League. This year, he has bowled brilliantly in the BBL, which is why Punjab has bought him for 14 crores.
Royal Challengers Bangalore, Delhi Capitals and Kings Punjab bid to buy them. Delhi Capitals quickly gave up. RCB and Kings Punjab went on to bid. Finally, when Punjab made a bid of 14 crores, RCB also backed down. With this, Punjab bought Jay Richardson for 14 crores.