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India face New Zealand in first WC semifinal today

Published : 09 Jul 2019 02:01 PM | Updated : 04 Sep 2020 08:27 PM

Team India, the only Asian team which remained in the ongoing ICC Men’s World Cup, are all set to take on New Zealand in the first semifinal of the event on Tuesday at Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester.

India booked their name in the semifinal as the number one team at the end of the league stage. They won seven out of their nine league matches and lost one while the other one was washed out due to rain.

On the other hand, New Zealand reached to the semifinal after winning five matches out of their nine matches in the league stage. They are fourth team in the chart.

Probable XI (India): Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Virat Kohli (c), Rishabh Pant, MS Dhoni (wk), Hardik Pandya, Dinesh Karthik, Ravindra Jadeja/Kuldeep Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar/Mohammed Shami, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah.

Probable XI (New Zealand): Martin Guptill, Henry Nicholls/Colin Munro, Kane Williamson (c), Ross Taylor, Tom Latham (wk), James Neesham, Colin de Grandhomme, Mitchell Santner, Matt Henry, Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boult.