Dubai: A Virat Kohli-led India lost yet another match, this time to a clinical New Zealand by eight wickets in an ICC T20 World Cup Super 12 fixture here on Sunday. This defeat virtually dashed India’s hopes of making the semi-finals of the worlds.
India could only muster a below-par 110/7 in their vital outing after put into bat first. Then the Men in Blue saw New Zealand chase down the target of 111 with 33 balls to spare.
New Zealand opener Daryl Mitchell top-scored Zealand with a 35-ball 49, while skipper Kane Williamson remained unbeaten on 33.
Brief scores: India 110/7 in 20 overs (Ravindra Jadeja 26*; Trent Boult 3/20, Ish Sodhi 2/17) lost to New Zealand 111/2 in 14.3 overs (Daryl Mitchell 49; Jasprit Bumrah 2/19) by 8 wickets.