Originally Posted by angel
Hi Mat, good to have you back on CW Live Chat. At the beginning of the T20 World Cup I always thought the NZ batsmen had some weaknesses in terms of playing spin, but I was surprised to see that they looked to be struggling against pace as well, as demonstrated by the match against Pakistan where Umar Gul took 5 wickets with an economy rate of 2.00. In your opiniion, what went wrong there?
firstly i think the moment may have got to the kiwis there we didnt get off to a good start and some pretty accurate death bowling was very hard to hit and hence they got on top very early and in 2020 if you dont maximise the overs early on to score it is hard to pull back