Newzealand is in UAE to play the t20 series but as it has turned out the visitors have been handed a shameful defeat in the second T20I.
Played in beautiful Dubai international cricket stadium, Newzealand crawled their way to 142/8 in 20 overs. For kiwis, Mark Champman played a brilliantly paced innings of 63 runs of 46 balls. The left arm spinner Ayan Khan was the pick up of the bowler sending 3 kiwi batsman to the dugout.
In reply, UAE made a mockery of the target, chasing the score of 142 in 15.4 overs and stunned the cricket fraternity. For them Muhammad Waseem led the charge with a fast paced innings of 55 runs of 29 balls, and well supported by Vritya Aravind who made 25 runs of 21 balls.
Ayan Khan was adjudged player of the match for taking 3 important wickets to restrict Newzealand to a gettable score. Here how the world of twitter reacted to this biggest upset of recent times :-
With World cup in insight, this defeat of Newzealand may just have come at the right team for the Kiwis to wake up and make the changes required to win the World Cup this time rather than be runner up.