Abu Dhabi: New Zealand with ease beat Afghanistan by means of 8 wickets of their ultimate Tremendous 12 fit to qualify for the semi-finals and ship India out of the T20 Global Cup right here on Sunday.
New Zealand chased down the small goal of 125 with 11 balls to spare to protected a top-2 end in Workforce 2 with 8 issues from 5 fits.
The win by means of the Kiwis intended that India — lately with 4 issues from 4 fits — can not qualify for the semifinals even supposing they beat Namibia of their ultimate Tremendous 12 on Monday.
Afghanistan ended their marketing campaign on 4 issues from 5 fits from which they secured two wins.
Captain Kane Williamson top-scored with an unbeaten 40 whilst Devon Conway contributed 36 no longer out.
For Afghanistan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman and Rashid Khan took a wicket every.
Previous, opting to bat, Afghanistan posted 124 for 8.
Najibullah Zadran top-scored for Afghanistan with a 73 whilst his different team-mates did not make any considerable contribution.
For New Zealand, Trent Boult took 3 wickets for 17 runs whilst Tim Southee were given two. Adam Milne, James Neesham and Ish Sodhi additionally grabbed one wicket every.
Right here some selected tweets after Afghanistan’s loss to New Zealand:
First time #India have no longer made it to the knockouts of an ICC match since WT20 2012 in Sri Lanka.
— Deepu Narayanan (@deeputalks) November 7, 2021
A at ease win for #NewZealand who checked out ease all through the tie, drawing 24% false photographs with the ball and handiest enjoying 14% false photographs themselves with the bat, Williamson additionally negotiating the specter of Rashid Khan by means of enjoying 11 of his 24 deliveries.#T20WorldCup #NZvAFG
— The CricViz Analyst (@cricvizanalyst) November 7, 2021
Truthful consequence. 2 very best groups from the gang make it. Pakistan And NZ def the highest two from the gang. Now to the Rohit Rahul generation in white ball cricket. No longer the most productive finish for Virat in international cups however that is how game is.
— Boria Majumdar (@BoriaMajumdar) November 7, 2021
— R P Singh _____ ______ ____ (@rpsingh) November 7, 2021
The quiet, scientific potency with which #NewZealand way fairly difficult totals towards respectable bowling assaults is one thing groups can be informed from. Who higher than Kane to turn the way in which #T20Worldcup
— Kanishkaa Balachandran (@kanishkaab) November 7, 2021
No longer many anticipated New Zealand to qualify for the semi-finals, however have a facet well-suited to the lower-scoring stipulations. Tim Southee, who has been underwhelming in T20 in recent times, has been exceptional
— Tim Wigmore (@timwig) November 7, 2021
I if truth be told fancy #NZ profitable the name. Have no longer proven the similar aptitude and flamboyance as England, Pak, Australia, however have proven solidity, intensity and resourcefulness in batting and bowling, sensible within the box and led by means of a excellent captain.
— Cricketwallah (@cricketwallah) November 7, 2021
— Junaid khan 83 (@JunaidkhanREAL) November 7, 2021
India’s removal from #T20WorldCup presentations that enjoying and monetary sources do not ensure luck. Technique, techniques and choice nonetheless all hugely essential. Reckon India might be a long way higher in subsequent yr’s pageant having long gone via this enjoy tho.
— Rob Johnston (@RobJ_Cricket) November 7, 2021
— S.Badrinath (@s_badrinath) November 7, 2021
With inputs from PTI