Dubai: New Zealand’s upset defeat by UAE In the UAE vs. New Zealand T20 series, New Zealand suffered an upset defeat by the UAE.
UAE defeated New Zealand by 7 wickets in the second T20I, the UAE team achieved the target of 143 runs for the loss of 3 wickets.
Basil Hameed lofts it over extra cover!
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— UAE Cricket Official (@EmiratesCricket) August 20, 2023
Mohammad Wasim scored 55 runs and Asif Khan scored 48 runs on behalf of UAE, the three-match series was tied at one, one.
After losing the match, New Zealand team captain Tim Southee said that this is the beauty of the game, all credit goes to the UAE team, They outplayed us in batting, bowling, and fielding (all three areas).
“We (today) have to bear the brunt of our mistakes, drop catches are part of the game, we have to improve in all three areas, we will bounce back in the series decider on Sunday,” he said.
On the other hand, the captain of the victorious United Arab Emirates team, Mohammad Wasim, said I am very happy with the performance of myself and my team, when we win, it always comes with our best effort.
About Asif Khan, he said that he is a great player, it is unfortunate that he made his debut late, he has experience and he promised me that he would finish the game and he did it. Shown.
Mohammad Wasim said, “I see a big player in Ayan Afzal Khan, hopefully, he will be a future star for the UAE. He doesn’t feel pressure, regardless of who he is facing.”.