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New Zealand will hope to wrap up the series and tour against West Indies with a win.Reuters

West Indies will look to end their New Zealand tour on a high when they take on New Zealand in the 2nd and final T20 international in Wellington on Wednesday.

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The match is scheduled for a 7 pm local time (11.30am IST, 6 am GMT) start with no live coverage in India. The match can be watched via live streaming in the US HERE. Catch the action in Africa live online HERE.

The Windies, defending world T20 champions, lost the Test series, but did well to level the ODI encounters at 2-2. Having lost the first T20 on Saturday, the visitors will want to ensure they at least level the T20s before earning a much-needed rest.

"Once again we find ourselves in a position where it's a must-win game for us so definitely we want to finish the tour on a high and close off the series at 1-1," West Indies skipper Dwayne Bravo said. "We had a very good, high-intense training session and our spirits are good.

"It's been our nature, more often than not, to find ourselves in situations like this but we respond well under pressure. We have to do the same thing again to get ourselves out and level in the series but we can do the job.

"T20 is basically more based on momentum. The team coming into the match with the most momentum has a better chance of winning but there are some key moments in the game and we have to ensure we win those moments and hopefully, we'll do the right things better than the Black Caps."

New Zealand were outstanding in the first T20, posting a formidable 189 for five in the first innings, before holding West Indies to just 108 for eight.

Brendon McCullum led with the bat in that match, scoring a quickfire half-century and the Kiwi captain said his side were hurting from a big loss in the final ODI and were keen to set the record straight.

"We were hurting after that," McCullum said. "[It's] well documented that it was a missed opportunity and a poor performance from us, and West Indies, obviously, when they had their backs against the wall, they delivered their best performance of the tour.

"So we knew that this game [the first T20] is very important for us to try and wrest back some momentum in the series, and I thought the way we played is pretty close to how we want to play as a short-version team.

"I think we talked before this series about how few opportunities we've got leading into that T20 World Cup and how we've got to ensure we've got our combinations and our plans right, and I think it was a pretty good blueprint today of how we want to play," he added.

"Yes, we need to ensure we're ready to go to that T20 World Cup but we've also got an opportunity to close out the series and we missed one the other day [the Hamilton ODI], and if we're serious about trying to win big tournaments then you've got to be closing out those sorts of games that Wellington presents so a big challenge for us, and I look forward to see how we respond."

Expected lineups: New Zealand: Martin Guptill, Jesse Ryder, Brendon McCullum (capt), Ross Taylor, Colin Munro, Corey Anderson, Luke Ronchi (wk), Nathan McCullum, James Neesham, Tim Southee, Adam Milne.

West Indies: Johnson Charles, Kieran Powell, Andre Fletcher (wk), Lendl Simmons, Dwayne Bravo (capt), Andre Russell, Chadwick Walton, Nikita Miller, Sunil Narine, Jason Holder, Samuel Badree.

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