New Zealand has won the second T20 match by 21 runs.
The second match of the ongoing five-match T20 series between New Zealand and Pakistan cricket team was played today on January 14 between the two teams at Seddon Park in Hamilton. Let us tell you that in this match the host team has defeated Pakistan by 21 runs.
So, on the spectacular victory of Kiwi team over Pakistan in the second T20 match, cricket fans are seen giving tremendous reaction through social media. Also, with this victory, New Zealand has taken a 2-0 lead in the T20 series.
Let us give you information about the match. First, after excellent batting, New Zealand won this match on the basis of excellent bowling. It is noteworthy that Pakistan won the toss and decided to bowl first. So New Zealand, batting first, scored 194 runs at the loss of 8 wickets in 20 overs.
Opener Finn Allen played an important role in taking New Zealand to this point, he played a brilliant inning of 74 runs. Apart from this, Kane Williamson contributed 26 runs and Mitchell Santner contributed 25 runs. On the other hand, if we talk about Pakistan’s bowling, fast bowler Haris Rauf got 3 wickets. Apart from this, Abbas Afridi got 1 wicket and Aamer Jamal and Usama Mir got 1 wicket each.
After this, when Pakistan set out to chase the target of 195 runs set by New Zealand in the second innings, it seemed at one time that it would easily achieve this target. But after the dismissal of Babar Azam (66) and Fakhar Zaman (50), the team was all out for 173 runs in 19.3 overs and lost the match by 21 runs.
See the reactions of the fans after the victory in the second T20 match.
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