Watch: UAE batsman suffered a major malfunction during their T20 World Cup 2022 match against Netherlands

T20 World Cup 2022

The ICC T20 World Cup 2022 tournament has started from yesterday i.e. 16th October. The first match of the tournament was played between Sri Lanka and Namibia in which Namibia shocked everyone and won by 55 runs. After that match, the second match of the tournament was held between UAE and the Netherlands.


Even though UAE lost the match, they still displayed a great outing and reminded everyone that they will try to do well in the coming matches. After winning the toss, UAE scored 111 runs for the loss of 8 wickets in 20 overs. While on one hand the batsmen could not live up to the expectations, on the other hand the bowlers performed well. However, due to low their total being very low for T20 standards, they could not get the win.

However, there was an incident in this match which caught everyone’s attention. In fact, UAE batsman Aayan Afzal Khan was returning to the pavilion after getting out when his foot hit the boundary cushion and he fell on the ground. The good thing is that he was wearing a helmet, due to which there was no injury to his face.


Let us tell you, in this match, Afzal Khan scored 5 runs in 7 balls. He was very angry with his dismissal and while returning back to the pavilion, he also looked angry. As soon as he reached near the boundary line, his foot hit the boundary rope and he fell on the ground.

Talking about the match, Max O’Dowd scored 23 runs in 18 balls with the help of three fours and a six for the Netherlands team chasing the target of 112 runs. Apart from him, Colin Ackermann scored 17 runs in 19 balls with the help of 1 boundary.


Scott Edwards also contributed 16 runs. They won the match with 3 wickets and 1 ball remaining. Junaid Siddiqui took 3 wickets for 24 runs in 4 overs for UAE. Apart from them, Zahoor Khan, Basil Hameed, Karthik and Aayan Afzal Khan took 1-1 wickets each. UAE will play their next match against Sri Lanka on the 18th October at Simmonds Stadium in Geelong.

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