T20 World Cup 2022: Watch - David Wiese seen crying after Namibia lost to UAE by 7 runs, Netherlands qualify to Super 12
In the ongoing T20 World Cup 2022, Namibia went on to clash with United Arab Emirates (UAE) at the Simonds Stadium in Geelong. Coming to the game, UAE opted to bat after winning the toss.
Batting first, UAE posted a competitive total of 148 runs on the board. Muhammad Waseem has done well on the top order, scoring 50 runs with the help of one-four and three sixes.
Coming in at number three, the skipper of the side, Chundangapoyil Rizwan smashed 43 runs off just 29 balls along with Basil Hameed who also did well by coming down the order as he added 25 runs from 14 balls.
Chasing the target, Namibia's top and middle order batters have failed to put some runs on the board. However, David Wiese fought hard in the lower order, smashing 55 runs from 33 balls and his inning consists of three fours and sixes respectively.
Get to learn a lot from him: Gerhard Erasmus
David Wiese was asked to smash 10 runs off the last three balls during the final over of the game where he lofted the ball but it went straight to the fielder at the long-on region. Hence, Namibia lost the match by a margin of 7 runs.
After losing the game, the skipper of Namibia, Gerhard Erasmus shared a few words in the post-match presentation and also heaped praise on David Wiese for his exceptional knock under pressure.
"I thought we did well with the ball to keep them under 150. I think it was much below par, but we let them get away with a few shots in the middle overs. These kind of games happen, we need to react better to situations when the momentum swings away from us.
(On David Wiese) He's a match-winner who plays all over the world, our dressing room gets to learn a lot from him," Gerhard Erasmus was quoted as saying by Cricbuzz.
David Wiese was seen crying after Namibia lost the match against the United Arab Emirates. Everyone went to the all-rounder and convinced him whereas a few praised the right-handed batter for his battle in the crunch situation of the game.
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