Abu Dhabi | Jagran Sports Desk: Riding high on Daryl Mitchell's fiery batting New Zealand defeated England by 5 wickets in the semi-finals 1 of the ICC T20 WC 2021. Chasing quiet challenging target of 167 set by England, the Kiwis were reduced to 13/2, after their two batters were chased off to the pavilion for single-digit scores.

Daryl Mitchel and Conway stabilized the inning and Rode high on 72 run off 47 balls Mitchell was named Man of the match. Earlier, Moeen Ali and Dawid Malan helped England to set a target of 166 in front of New Zealand in a high octane match.

Here's how Twitter reacted to the historic win of New Zealand over England in T20 WC 2021:

Indian player Irfan Pathan lauded the winning side and wrote, "New Zealand has 0 superstar player and 11 solid team players. Well done #NewZealand.

Praising Daryl for his world-class batting Ashwin wrote, "What a knock this has been from Daryl Mitchell."

While Pakistani Cricketer Shoaib Akhtar wrote, "Wow. Pure class. What a Comeback."

Aakash Chopra taking to his Twitter lauded the Kiwis and wrote, "Wowwww…what a win. Of course, Mitchell was there till the end to seal it but the game-changer tonight was Jimmy Neesham. The Jordan over. The momentum shifter. Well done, #NZ #T20WorldCup."

"Congratulations New Zealand!! Fantastic game of cricket, NZ never gave-up and waited for big overs in the end, very well executed," Shaheed Afridi commented.

Posted By: Ashita Singh