ROSEAU, Dominica – Andre Fletcher won his first Man of the Match award in West Indies colours but ended up on the losing end as the Windies lost the first T20 against New Zealand on Saturday.

The 26-year-old made 52off 39 balls with four sixes as the home side made 132-8 off 18 overs in the first T20 at the picturesque venue. The Black Caps replied with 117-4 off 15 overs to win by 12 runs on the Duckworth/Lewis Method.

Scores: New Zealand 117 for 4 (McCullum 40, Sammy 3-22) beat West Indies 132 for 8 in 18 overs (Fletcher 52, Southee 2-20) by 12 runs on D/L method

The second match will be played on Sunday at the same venue. First ball is 2pm (1pm Jamaica Time).