New Zealand is taking on Pakistan in the first semifinal of the ICC T20 World Cup 2022. It is a very big match for both sides as they both want to qualify for the finals.
New Zealand won the toss and decided to bat first and wanted to put a total on the board in this high-pressure game. However, their start was not good as they lost early wickets.
However, with the help of Darry Mitchell’s fifty and an anchoring knock of Kane Willaimson New Zeland was able to put 152/4 in their 4 overs. It was a below-par score on this ground.
Pakistan chased down this target easily and won the match by 7 wickets and booked their place in the finals. Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan made half-centuries to win this match easily.
Captain Kane Willaimson lost his cool during the match.
Kane Willaimson lost his cool during the match at one instance when he got disturbed by a sight screen during a bowl. 2 officials were going near the sight screen and he got disturbed while playing the ball.
Kane Williamson played a sensible knock today.
Despite all this, he was brilliant with the bat and played sensibly and made 46 runs in 40 balls, and took the New Zealand inning forward. However, he wasn’t able to finish the inning and got out early against Shaheen Afridi.