Tim Southee has become the first bowler in the international T20 format to take 150 wickets.
New Zealand’s experienced fast bowler Tim Southee bowled brilliantly in the first T20 match played against Pakistan and achieved a brilliant feat. Let us tell you, Tim Southee has become the first bowler in the international T20 format to take 150 wickets in his name.
Let us tell you, in the first T20 match played in Auckland, New Zealand defeated Pakistan by 46 runs. In this match, Tim Southee took four wickets for 25 runs in four overs for New Zealand. Tim Southee showed the way to Mohammad Rizwan, Iftikhar Ahmed, Abbas Afridi and Haris Rauf back to the pavilion in this match. As soon as the experienced fast bowler took the wicket of Abbas Afridi, he also completed this wonderful feat.
In the same over, Tim Southee also showed Haris Rauf back to the pavilion. Tim Southee accomplished this feat in 117 T20 matches.
New Zealand gave a crushing defeat to Pakistan in the first T20
Talking about the match, New Zealand, batting first in this match, scored 226 runs losing eight wickets in 20 overs. On behalf of the team, captain Kane Williamson scored 57 runs in 42 balls with the help of 9 fours while Daryl Mitchell scored 61 runs in 27 balls with the help of 4 fours and 4 sixes. Finn Allen played an explosive inning of 34 runs. Mark Chapman contributed 26 runs.
For Pakistan, captain Shaheen Shah Afridi and Abbas Afridi took 3 wickets each. Haris Rauf took two wickets. In reply, due to the lethal bowling of Tim Southee, Pakistan was all out for 180 runs in 18 overs. Babar Azam played an inning of 57 runs on behalf of the team.
Not only this, Mohammad Rizwan scored 25 runs while young player Sam Ayub contributed 27 runs. New Zealand is leading 1-0 in the 5-match T20 series.