The ICC World Cup 2019 has reached its semi-final stage and the four teams who have made it till here are India, Australia, England and New Zealand. The first semi-final will see the table toppers India taking on fourth-placed New Zealand at the Old Trafford in Manchester.
India finished the league stage with 7 wins, 1 loss and 1 abandoned game which came against New Zealand. On the other hand, after winning their opening 5 matches on the trot, New Zealand succumbed to three defeats in a row which meant they slipped down to the fourth position on the points table.
New Zealand vs India
Venue: Old Trafford, Manchester
Time: July 09, 03:00 PM
The surface is good for the side batting first, but the weather conditions will definitely assist the seamers early on as gloomy conditions and cloud covers are expected throughout the day.
Highest Total: 397/6 (50 Ov) by ENG vs AFG, Lowest Total: 45/10 (40.3 Ov) by CAN vs ENG,
Highest Chased: 286/4 (53.4 Ov) by ENG vs NZ, Lowest Defended: 221/8 (60 Ov) by ENG vs NZ.
Matches Played: 106
New Zealand won: 45
India won: 55
No result: 05
India: Virat Kohli (c), Kuldeep Yadav, Mayank Agarwal, Ravindra Jadeja, Kedar Jadhav, Mohammed Shami, MS Dhoni (wk), Hardik Pandya, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Rishabh Pant, Rohit Sharma, Dinesh Karthik, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, KL Rahul.
New Zealand: Kane Williamson (c), Tim Southee, Matt Henry, Lockie Ferguson, Ross Taylor, Tom Latham, Martin Guptill, Colin de Grandhomme, Mitchell Santner, Henry Nicholls, Trent Boult, Ish Sodhi, Tom Blundell, Colin Munro, Jimmy Neesham.