NZ vs PAK: Kane Williamson retired from the second T20 match due to hamstring injury, but still the team won the match


In the second T20 match, New Zealand won by 21 runs.

Kane Williamson (Image Credit- Twitter X)

NZ vs PAK 2nd T20: The second match of the ongoing five-match T20 series between New Zealand and Pakistan was played today, Sunday, January 14, at Seddon Park in Hamilton. Let us tell you that in this match, there was a bad news for New Zealand, who had to bat after losing the toss, but still the team has won.

Let us tell you that during the first innings of the match, Kane Williamson, who came to bat at number three, had a hamstring problem in his right leg. Kane’s injury was so serious that he had to retire hurt and go out of the field. He went out of the field after scoring 26 runs and after this Tim Southee took the responsibility of stand in captain.

New Zealand vs Pakistan, status of 2nd T20 match:

So, if we tell you the condition of this match, Pakistan won the toss and decided to bowl and New Zealand, batting first, scored 194 runs at the loss of 8 wickets in 20 overs. For the Kiwi team, Finn Allen played a brilliant inning of 74 runs, while captain Kane Williamson contributed 26 runs.

Also, David Conway scored 20 runs and Daryl Mitchell scored 17 runs. Apart from this, Mitchell Santner was out after scoring 25 runs. On the other hand, if we talk about Pakistan’s bowling, Haris Rauf got 3 wickets and Abbas Afridi got 2 wickets. Apart from this, Aamer Jamal and Usama Mir got 1-1 wicket.

So after this, when Pakistan came to chase the target of 195 runs given by New Zealand, it could score only 173 runs and lost the match by 21 runs. For Pakistan, only Babar Azam could score 66 runs and Fakhar Zaman could play big innings of 50 runs.

On the other hand, if we talk about New Zealand’s bowling, Adam Mill got 4 wickets, while Tim Southee, Ben Seers and Ish Sodhi got 2 wickets each. With this victory, the Kiwi team has taken a 2-0 lead in the five-match T20 series.

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