Daryl Mitchell (49 off 35 balls) and Kane Williamson (33 not out off 31 balls) led New Zealand to an emphatic eight-wicket win over India in an necessary Group 2 match of the ICC Males`s T20 World Cup on the Dubai Worldwide Stadium right here on Sunday.
After proscribing India to paltry 110/7 in 20 overs, New Zealand chased down the goal simply with 33 balls to spare.
Martin Guptill started by hitting Varun Chakravarthy for back-to-back boundaries within the third over. Guptill took a boundary off Jasprit Bumrah within the subsequent over. However on the subsequent ball, Guptill miscued a loft to mid-on, Shardul Thakur grabbed it on the second try. Daryl Mitchell welcomed Ravindra Jadeja within the remaining over of Energy-play with a six over long-on adopted by back-to-back fours.
Submit Powerplay, Mitchell continued this good present, slamming Mohammed Shami for a six over deep sq. leg. He then took 14 runs off Thakur within the tenth over, smoking a six over cow nook adopted by back-to-back fours. Mitchell stitched a partnership of 72 off 54 balls with Kane Williamson to maintain New Zealand regular within the chase.
Mitchell fell a run in need of his maiden T20I half-century within the thirteenth over, holing out to long-on off Bumrah. Williamson hanged round to hit two fours off Hardik Pandya within the 14th over earlier than scoring the profitable single to finish their first win of the continuing event.
Transient scores: India 110/7 in 20 overs (Ravindra Jadeja 26 not out, Hardik Pandya 23, Trent Boult 3/20, Ish Sodhi 2/17) misplaced to New Zealand 111/2 in 14.3 overs (Daryl Mitchell 49, Kane Williamson 33 not out, Jasprit Bumrah 2/19) by eight wickets.
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