The first T20I match between India and New Zealand was played in Ranchi. The Kiwi team defeated India by 21 runs to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match T20I series.
The New Zealand all-rounder made a shocking revelation after the match. The left-handed batsman said that no one was watching us play. The audience’s attention was elsewhere.
Actually, the first T20I match between India and New Zealand was held in Ranchi, Jharkhand. A large number of spectators reached the stadium to watch the match. Former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was also present among these spectators.
Dhoni was the center of attraction for the spectators during the match. As soon as the camera man showed Dhoni on the big screen. The audience chanted Dhoni-Dhoni.
Jimmy Neesham turns down New Zealand Cricket contract
Speaking to Star Sports after the match, New Zealand’s Jimmy Neesham revealed that no one was watching our team play. Jimmy Neesham said, “It is a really great feeling. You feel that you are being watched. There is really no one there to watch you bat or bowl. Everyone was there to see someone else.”
Let us tell you that Neesham has recently turned down the central contract of New Zealand Cricket due to his franchise commitments. Currently he is not a part of the New Zealand team. Mitchell Santner is leading the team in the absence of senior players.