India crushed again at T20 World Cup, this time by New Zend
New Zend inflicted a crushing eight-wicket defeat on India at the T20 World Cup on Sunday and put the tournament favourite on the brink of elimination.
India's much-trumpeted batsmen flopped for the second time after a 10-wicket defeat to Pakistan, reaching only 110-7 after New Zend chose to bowl.
Daryl Mitchell (49) and captain Kane Williamson (33 not out) eased New Zend to 111-2 in 14.3 overs in a lopsided Group 2 game.
The heavy defeat to archrival Pakistan last week at the same venue appeared to still be playing on the minds of India's batsmen as wickets tumbled ag inst both the s and speed of the Black Caps.
“I don't think we were brave enough with bat or ball,” said Kohli at the post-match Q&A session on Sunday.
“We didn't have much to defend but we weren't brave when we walked out to field. When you play for the Indian cricket team you have a lot of expectations — not just from fans, but players as well.
“So there's always going to be more pressure with our games and we've embraced it over the years.”
Williamson hailed his team as they collected their first win. “A fantastic all-round performance from us ag inst a formidable India side,” he said.
I think it's time for India for some introspection.
We are mostly out of World Cup.
Against NZ, India could muster only 110 runs.
Defeat at the hands of Pakistan has affected Indian psyche.
Ali da Mnga
Hindustani media is the root cause of the problem where everyone acts like an expert on the game. Instead of backing up their team unconditionally, the media first created so much hype ag inst Pakistan and when it backfired, it started to put unnecessary pressure on the team that the team is not able to perform. These players are mortals.
New zeal and on way to an easy victory. A media hyped team of over rated and overpaid arrogant players is being shown it’s true worth.
What a boring one sided match it was ....only scotland and Namibia are true equivalent teams for this India
Something really wrong in Indian Dressing Room
Looks like it’s a bye bye to India
E Ravi Kumar
It seems KOHLI is running out of ideas. He should have quit the captaincy before commencement of the tournament.
Even Namibia would have given tougher time to NZ than this sorry attempt by India. Just a bunch of overhyped players and team and nothing else.
Congratulations pakistan for wng World cup. We agree indian team was not that good.
NZ plays the game with eerie calm. Most teams would get fooled and be underestimated by the way they play without emotion but they get the job done.
Very good team.
India only good at home.
Just like the RSS fa ist go nment, the Indian cricket team is also a failure.
This defeat followed by Afghanistan will see India going back
Good bye India.
win the toss, win the match
The result will be a lesson for BCCI that huge bank bnces and arrogance cannot win tournaments
India lost the match, players had taken money they should be sent to New Zend
India's millionaire players need some serious introspection.
Actually, instead of focusing on the Indian players performance, it seems that BCCI is much busy in fighting with PCB and Pakistan, and in stop teams from playing in Pakistan.