Rain frustrates New Zealand after electric Munro knock

Colin Munro made a lightning 66, but New Zealand were stopped by the rain in the second T20 against West Indies.

Rain forced a no-result in the first-ever international match of 2018.   -  Getty Images

New Zealand was frustrated in its bid to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the Twenty20 series against West Indies after rain forced the match to be abandoned following a promising start by the Black Caps.

Colin Munro had delighted the home fans with an electric 23-ball 66 at Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui, including three sixes and 11 fours.

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However, New Zealand was 102-4 when the rain arrived and the players were taken off the field.

And, despite the covers briefly coming off, persistent wet weather meant no further play was possible.

The third and final T20 will take place on Wednesday at the same venue.