8 Jun 2024

T20 World Cup: Afghanistan beat Black Caps by 84 runs

2:52 pm on 8 June 2024
Kane Williamson of the Black Caps

Kane Williamson of the Black Caps Photo: PHOTOSPORT

The Black Caps have slumped to a shock 84-run loss to Afghanistan in their opening game of the T20 World Cup in Guyana.

Chasing 160 to win, the New Zealand side lost Finn Allen to the first ball of their innings and lost wickets regularly after that.

They were all out for 75, with Glenn Phillips topscoring with 18.

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