After his defeat to Pakistan, Shoaib Akhtar mocked the New Zealand team on his YouTube channel, questioning whether they are safe in the UAE. His tweets were reacted with a range of reactions, including a congratulatory message for the visitors and a sarcastic shot at the Indian captain.
After bowling Pakistan’s Babar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar got the ball to rise alarmingly at him, which prompted the captain to miscue his pull shot. The boundary was defended by Arshdeep Singh, who took a fine catch next to wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant.
Team India nearly got knocked out of the T20 World Cup 2022 after playing conservative cricket in the powerplay. The team managed to score 38 runs in six overs while England made 63 without losing a wicket. This was not the best start for the top-order and senior middle-order batsmen.