Dubai: Virat Kohli led Team India was beaten by New Zealand after the men in blue set a paltry target of 111 for the Black Caps in their crucial Super 12 encounter here on Sunday.
India’s score of 110/7 was also their lowest ever score batting first in a T20 World Cup.
Not our night 💔
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New Zealand opted to bowl against India in an all-important Super 12 ICC T20 World Cup match here on Sunday.
India made two changes to their playing XI with Ishan Kishan coming in place of Suryakumar Yadav, who is suffering from back spasms while out-of-form Bhuvneshwar Kumar made way for all-rounder Shardul Thakur.
For New Zealand, pacer Adam Milne replaced keeper Tim Seifert with Devon Conway set to don big gloves.
India: Rohit Sharma, Ishan Kishan, KL Rahul, Virat Kohli (captain), Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Varun Chakravarthy, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Shami, and Jasprit Bumrah
New Zealand: Martin Guptill, Daryl Mitchell, Kane Williamson (captain), James Neesham, Devon Conway (wicketkeeper), Glenn Phillips, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Adam Milne, and Trent Boult.