New Zealand started the ICC T20 World Cup 2016 in brilliant fashion after they defeated tournament favourites India in the opening match of the main stage. The Kiwis registered a 47-run win over the hosts at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur, India on 15 March.
Kane Williamson won the toss and elected to bat first. The visitors posted a total of 126 runs in their 20 overs. In reply, India lost wickets at regular intervals and were bowled out for 79 runs in 18.1 overs.
Fans expressed their frustration on social media after India's batting order collapsed, while rival fans shared their joy as MS Dhoni's side crumbled.
IBTimes UK has complied some Twitter reactions of former players and fans after India's defeat to the Black Caps in the first Group 2 fixture.