A speedy fire 66 from Black Caps opener Colin Munro gave some amusement to the Bay Oval corwd, however only nine overs of the second T20 against the West Indies were finished before rain halted play.
The players left the field and, in the wake of holding up until the last minutes, play was relinquished.
The West Indies keep on searching for their first win of their visit to New Zealand. Just once before has a visiting side lost each of the eight diversions in New Zealand – Bangladesh’s visit a year back – and the West Indies can join that undesirable gathering on the off chance that they lose their staying two Twenty 20 conflicts.
Kane Williamson returns for the Black Caps while Ross Taylor moves out of the squad.
New Zealand have never lost a Twenty20 global in Mount Maunganui winning their past three experiences at the ground, all of which they batted first.
The Black Caps likewise have a strong T20 record on home soil having lost only two of their previous 12 matches.