The semi-final match between India and New Zealand will take place on November 15 at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium. It will be difficult to defeat New Zealand in the semi-finals. As a result, we will tell you about the formulas that Team India can use to defeat the Kiwis.
India vs New Zealand Semi Final in World Cup 2023: The ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 will feature a semi-final match between India and New Zealand. This semi-final match between India and New Zealand will take place on November 15 (Wednesday) at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium. The Indian team, led by Rohit Sharma, has won nine consecutive games to advance to the semi-finals.
New Zealand has won five matches to get to this point. The last time New Zealand and India met in this World Cup, Rohit Brigade won by four wickets. There is a significant difference between group and knockout matches.
In such a situation, defeating New Zealand in the semi-final match will be difficult. As a result, we will tell you about the formulas that Team India can use to defeat the Kiwis.
Kane Williamson will need to leave quickly.
Kane Williamson, the captain of the New Zealand team, has the potential to be the biggest threat to the Indian team. Williamson was unable to play in India’s group stage match against New Zealand due to injury. Williamson has scored 1078 runs at an average of 43.12 in 28 ODIs against India. Williamson’s batting had caused problems for the Indian team in the 2019 World Cup semi-finals and the 2021 World Test Championship final. If India is able to knock Williamson out early, the path to the final will become easier.
Bolt-Ferguson will have to be attacked
Trent Boult, Tim Southee, and Lockie Ferguson are all dangerous fast bowlers for the Kiwis. Trent Boult, in particular, can pose a threat to the Indian batsmen. When Bolt usually plays against India, he takes one or two wickets right away. As a result, the Indian team’s batting order disintegrates. In such a case, if Indian batsmen put pressure on Bolt and Ferguson early in the semi-final match, the path to victory will be clear.
Openers will have to be out quickly
Rachin Ravindra and Devon Conway of New Zealand have done well in the current World Cup. Rachin Ravindra, 23, has been particularly impressive. Ravindra has scored 565 runs after appearing in 9 World Cup 2023 matches. During this time, his bat produced three centuries and two half-centuries. Ravindra had a 75-run inning against India in the group match. In such a situation, it is critical that India obtains the wickets of these two players as soon as possible. Only by dismissing both openers will India be able to put pressure on the middle-order batsmen.
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— Jay Shah (@JayShah) November 12, 2023
Kohli-Rohit will have to rely on rain runs.
Captain Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli have excelled in the World Cup. Captain Rohit Sharma has scored 503 runs at an average of 55.88 in 9 World Cup matches so far. Virat has also scored a total of 594 runs at an average of 99 in 9 matches. If these two experienced batsmen can score big against the Kiwi team, India’s chances of victory will improve.
Shami-Bumrah and Siraj will need to be strong.
The fast bowlers Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj, and Jasprit Bumrah will bear the most responsibility for winning the match. These three will bear a disproportionate share of the blame for destroying New Zealand’s top order. Bumrah, Siraj, and Shami have taken 45 wickets in the current World Cup. Shami took five wickets for 54 runs in the previous match against New Zealand. Apart from that, spinners Kuldeep Yadav and Ravindra Jadeja will be crucial in the middle overs.
Devon Conway, Will Young, Kane Williamson (captain), Tom Latham (wicketkeeper), Glenn Phillips, Mark Chapman, Daryl Mitchell, Jimmy Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Rachin Ravindra, Ish Sodhi, Kyle Jameson, Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boult, Tim Southee are the New Zealand team.
The Indian team consists of the following players: Rohit Sharma (captain), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul (wicketkeeper), Suryakumar Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Siraj, Ishan Kishan, Shardul Thakur, and Ravichandran Ashwin.