Abu DhabiNew Zealand, led by Kane Williamson, defeated England by 5 wickets in the T20 World Cup match played at the Abu Dhabi Stadium. The Kiwi team defeated England in the semi-finals and entered the final of the ICC T20 World Cup 2021. With this, England has cleared the 2 year old account. When the New Zealand team won, all the players started celebrating, but there was one player who did not even move from his chair. Let’s know about this player.
England set a target of 167 runs
After losing the toss, England batted first and scored 166 runs in the allotted 20 overs for the loss of 4 wickets. Moeen Ali scored the most runs from Eoin Morgan’s army, he scored 51 runs in 37 balls and remained not out till the end. David Malan scored 41 runs in 30 balls. Team Saudi, Adam Milne, Ish Sodhi and Jimmy Neesham took 1-1 wickets from Kiwi team.
Kiwi team won
Chasing the target of 167 runs, the New Zealand team had a very poor start. New Zealand lost two wickets for 13 runs. His two most capable batsmen, Kane Williamson and Martin Guptill, had returned after getting out. The New Zealand team was seen in trouble. Then Daryl Mitchell scored 72 runs in 47 balls to win New Zealand and he was given the Player of the Match award for his brilliant batting till the end.
This player did not move from his chair
When New Zealand’s team was seen in trouble while chasing the target. At that time, James Neesham came at the right time and scored 27 runs in 11 balls, which included 3 cracking sixes. As soon as Daryl Mitchell hit the winning boundary, the entire New Zealand team was immersed in celebration, but James Neesham did not move from his chair, he sat like an angry uncle. He sat for a long time without giving any reaction. Perhaps he was not able to count on the victory of New Zealand.
New Zealand took revenge
New Zealand made it to the final of the T20 World Cup for the first time and England’s dream of becoming the champion of the tournament again was shattered. In this year, the Kiwi team took a 2-year-old revenge from the British, in fact, in the final of the ODI World Cup 2019, Kane Williamson’s army had to be disappointed at the hands of the English team.