India bungled towards end before recovering in time to fashion a five-wicket win over New Zealand in Rohit Sharma's first match as T20 captain.
Earlier, New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson had withdrawn from the three-match T20 international series starting in Jaipur on November 17 (Wednesday).
India will aim to press the reset button for the T20 World Cup 2022 under new captain Rohit Sharma and an illustrious head coach in Rahul Dravid.
Kane Williamson will return as captain for the two-match IND vs NZ Test series. Tim Southee will lead in the three-match T20 international series.
All-rounder Mitchell Marsh hogged the limelight with 50-ball 77 not out which steered Australia to an eight-wicket win over New Zealand in the T20 World Cup finals.
Mitchell Marsh (77 not out off 50 balls) anchored Australia to their first ICC men's T20 World Cup title versus New Zealand. Brathwaite had done the same for West Indies vs England in 1996.
New Zealand and Australia finished runner-up in their groups during the Super-12 stage before upstaging the group winners England and Pakistan in the semifinals. Come Sunday, New Zealand and Australia will clash for their maiden T20 World Cup title.
New Zealand believed in their ability and Daryl Mitchell played an exception knock to throw England out of the T20 World Cup in Abu Dhabi.
England and New Zealand will go toe-to-toe in the first semifinal of the T20 World Cup 2021 in UAE. Here are some interesting statistics to show how well both teams are matched.
Pakistan are already in the semis of the T20 World Cup and England already have a foot there. Both teams have been consistent and executed their plans well in UAE.
Pakistan bowlers led by Haris Rauf, who took 4/22, restricted New Zealand to a moderate total in the T20 World Cup at Sharjah.
"Elimination was important because we didn't have vaccines. Now we do, so we can begin to change the way we do things.” New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said.
To play three one-day internationals as a part of the World Cup Super League, the Indian cricket team will have to stay in quarantine for 14 days.
New Zealand are touring Pakistan for the first time in 18 years. Follow live streaming of PAK vs NZ matches in India.
All-rounder Mitchell will be available for selection from the second ODI after completing his quarantine. Blundell suffered the injury in the fourth T20 against Bangladesh.
New Zealand officials confirmed Saturday that 32-year-old Ahamed Aathil Mohamed Samsudeen was the attacker.
All-rounders Daryl Mitchell and Mitchell Santer have been called into the New Zealand squad as replacements
With most votes counted, Ardern's liberal Labour Party was winning 49% of the vote compared to 27% for its main challenger, the conservative National Party.
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