India's second consecutive big defeat, lost the match by 8 wickets against New Zealand in 28th match of the ICC T20 World Cup 2021.



After losing against Pakistan by a big margin, India again suffered a second major defeat in a row, with New Zealand by 8 wickets. The 28th match of the ICC Mens T20 World Cup 2021 was played yesterday between India and New Zealand at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai.

New Zealand won the toss and invited India to bat first, India's innings was very poor from beginning to the end, no batsmen played well, wickets continuously falling one after another, at the end India could score just 110 runs by losing 7 wickets in stipulated 20 overs, KL Rahul scored 18 off 16, Ishan Kishan 4 off 8, Rohit Sharma 14 of 14, Virat Kohli 9 off 17, Rishabh Pant 12 off 19, Hardik Pandya 23 off 24, Shardul Thakur dismissed without scoring, Ravindra Jadeja remains unbeaten for 26 runs in 19 balls, and Mohammed Shami also remains unbeaten without playing any ball. In this way, India scored just 110 by losing 7 wickets in stipulated 20 overs and set an easy target of 111 runs for New Zealand.

New Zealand bowlers performed very brilliantly, India stopped in just 110 runs, Trent Boult took 3 wickets just for 20 runs, Ish Sodhi took 2 wickets just for 17 runs, Tim Southee and Adam Milne got 1-1 wicket.

New Zealand chasing a small target of 111 runs in the second inning achieved the target very easily by losing just 2 wickets in the third ball of the 15th over and won the match by 8 wickets. New Zealand started the inning very brilliantly, Martin Guptill and Daryl Mitchell came to start the inning and gave a good start, the first has gone for 24 runs in 3.4 over, Martin Guptill was dismissed after scoring 20 runs in 17 balls, next batsman Kane Williamson came to bat, handled the inning and played a brilliant half-century partnership of 72 runs with Daryl Mitchell for the second wicket, the second wicket has gone for 96 runs in 12.4 over, Daryl Mitchell dismissed after playing a brilliant inning of 49 runs with the help of 3 sixes and 4 boundaries in just 35 balls, followed by Devon Conway came to bat, now there were just 15 runs in 44 balls to win the match, Devon Conway remains unbeaten for 2 runs with Kane Williamson, Kane Williamson played a brilliant unbeaten victory inning of 33 runs with the help of 3 boundaries in just 31 balls. In this way, New Zealand chasing a small target of 111 runs in the second inning achieved the target very easily for the loss of just 2 wickets in 14.3 overs and won the match very easily by 8 wickets.

Indian bowler Jasprit Bumrah got 2 wickets just for 19 runs.

New Zealand bowler Ish Sodhi was selected as the best player of the match, he took 2 wickets just for 17 runs in his spell.