The Chase television star Paul Sinha has tweeted his admiration for the Black Caps after they stunned India by 18 runs in the Cricket World Cup semi-final overnight.
Sinha, who is of Bengali descent, watched on closely as New Zealand took India to the sword in what would turn out to be one of the best finishes in a world cup knockout match.
Following the Black Caps’ heroic efforts, Sinha praised Kane Williamson’s men in a rather cheeky but appreciative manner, labelling them a group of “overperforming dicks”.
“Hastily changing the title of next year’s show for New Zealand to ‘Couldn’t you have just stuck to rugby you overperforming dicks?’
“Well played New Zealand. The cleverer and the mentally stronger team. And that catch!”
Hastily changing the title of next year’s show for New Zealand to “Couldn’t you have just stuck to rugby you overperforming dicks?”
“The Sinnerman” was also left stunned at Jimmy Neesham’s wonder catch to dismiss Dinesh Karthik, writing: “Oh my good god. Astonishing.”
Kiwis from around the globe weighed in on Sinha’s take of New Zealand’s performance, with many taking the opportunity to fire some lighthearted shots back at The Chase star.
“You need 148 runs with 4 wickets remaining from 19.3 overs … your time starts now,” one person quipped.
Another said: “You have beaten the chaser. You have not been caught” Ten pushbacks, all executed to perfection.
“If you want though Paul, we’ll make you an honorary Kiwi for the day.”