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First Semifinal Highlights: India Vs New Zealand, New Zealand won by 18 runs


New Zealand won by 18 runs

Today it was the 46th match of ODI 48 World Cup 2019. The first semifinal was played between India and New Zealand in Old Trafford, Manchester on 10 July 2019. The match was arranged yesterday but due to rain, it was stopped. Yesterday, New Zealand won the toss and elected to bat first against the Indian team. New Zealand won the match by 18 runs and qualified for finals.

Henry Nicholls made 28 runs and he made a partnership with Captain Kane and collected 68 runs. Kane completed his 39th half-century yesterday. Captain Kane was fortunate to make 67 runs for 95 deliveries. Martin Guptill was out at 1. Ravindra Jadeja, Yuzvendra Chahal, and Hardik Pandya got one wicket each. James Neesham was out at 12 runs. Colin de Grandhomme made 16 runs on 9 July 2019.

Ross Taylor was the highest run scorer and he got 74 runs for 90 balls. He got his 50th ODI half-century. Bhuvneshwar Kumar was lucky enough and took three wickets by giving 43 runs.

New Zealand was able to make 211-5 for 46/1 overs when the rain started. That is why Umpires decided to halt the game. The opening semifinal was revived on the second day after rain prohibited the match to finish as it was programmed on Tuesday. Today, With Bhuvneshwar Kumar India completed the 47th over. Jasprit Bumrah became the 3rd-highest wicket taker in World Cup 2019. Tom Latham got 10 runs only.

New Zealand managed to score 239 runs after losing eight wickets after continuing play today and they finished their 23 balls that were left yesterday. New Zealand scored 6 runs for his 5 balls and in the 49th over, Matt Henry was out at 1 run.

In the 50th over, the entire team was out at 239/ 8 and it was the time for India to chase the score of 240 runs to mark another victory.

From team India, KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma came on the crease and but was not in the mood to play today. Rahul and Sharma both were out after making 1, 1 run each and Trent Boult got two wickets. It was the worst start by team India and the entire team was looking at Virat. Matt Henry was in action today and received 3 wickets. Kohli was also not able to score big and he went back after giving one run. The top-order was totally failed to prove their skills in this important match. In 3.1 overs, 3 wickets were down and the team was in deep trouble.

Dinesh Karthik was the new man on the crease but he went back after 6 runs. Rishabh Pant tried to play well and scored 32 runs. Pandya also made 32 runs and was back to the pavilion. Santner got 2 wickets. 6 wickets were down after making 92 runs. Then Dhoni and Jadeja came on the pitch and played very well. In the 39th over, the team was on 140/6. Jadeja scored his half-century on 39 balls only. Jadeja made 77 runs today and Dhoni went back after scoring a half-century. The entire team was out at 221.


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