NZ vs UAE T20: UAE makes history by defeating New Zealand

NZ vs UAE T20I: UAE makes history by defeating New Zealand in T20 International, chases down a massive target in 15.4 overs.

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UAE etched its name in the annals of history with a momentous triumph, conquering New Zealand in a T20 International for the very first occasion.”

During New Zealand’s tour, in the second T20 match against UAE, New Zealand’s team lost by 7 wickets. New Zealand set a target of 142 runs on the board, losing 8 wickets in 20 overs while batting first. Chasing the runs, UAE managed to score 144 runs for the loss of 3 wickets in just 15.4 overs to claim victory.

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NZ vs UAE T20: Captain Mohammad Wasim and Asif Khan played outstanding innings for UAE. Opening the innings, Captain Wasim scored 55 runs off 29 balls with the help of 4 fours and 3 sixes. He maintained a strike rate of 189.66 during his innings.

Asif Khan remained unbeaten at 48* runs off 29 balls. Asif’s innings included 5 fours and 1 six. Additionally, Vriitya Aravind contributed an important innings at number three, scoring 25 runs off 21 balls with the help of 2 fours and 3 sixes.

New Zealand’s Batting Disappoints:

NZ vs UAE T20: While batting first, New Zealand’s team had a flop show in their batting. Mark Chapman played a crucial innings, scoring 63 runs off 46 balls. Chapman’s innings included 3 fours and 3 sixes. Apart from him, all the other New Zealand batsmen failed. None of the 7 batsmen in the team could even cross double digits, with Dan Cleaver falling victim to UAE’s Ayan Khan.

UAE’s Impressive Bowling:

UAE’s performance in the first bowling innings was extremely impressive. Ayan Khan took the most wickets for the team, claiming 3 wickets. Ayan bowled 4 overs, conceding only 20 runs at an economy rate of 5. Additionally, Mohammad Javedullah had a great spell, bowling 4 overs with an economy rate of just 4, taking 2 wickets. Ali Naseer, Zahoor Khan, and Mohammad Farazuddin each also secured a wicket.

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