In the Cricket World Cup (2019), the first semi-final between India and New Zealand is going to be held on Tuesday. Team India will go to the ground with hopes and expectations of 100 million people, while New Zealand would like to repeat the history of the previous World Cup. In fact, New Zealand reached the final last time.
Players and Indian fans are just waiting for this match. Hardik Pandya has even said that he is so eagerly waiting for the match that his time is not being cut. In the match of Tuesday rain is expected to be 50 percent. In such a situation, if there was no match due to rain today, reserve day has been reserved for him on Wednesday. If this match is not due tomorrow, then what will happen?
Cricket experts say that the performance of both the teams will be seen in the league round at that time. So far, India has played as many matches in the tournament, having scored 15 points in the first place in the table. On the other hand, New Zealand has 11 points. For this reason, it is being said that there will be no harm to India in case of cancellation of match due to rain. Only New Zealand will have to suffer frailties. If the match does not match due to rain, India will easily get the final ticket on the basis of the points gained.
Two-Time Champion and Current Runner-up
It is notable that the first semi-final of ICC World Cup-2015 will be played today on the Old Trafford ground between two-time champion India and current runner-up New Zealand. Where India has secured a semi-final ticket with a defeat, New Zealand have consistently lost three league games. The match played between the Indian team and New Zealand at the League level was washed away in the rain.
India was considered to be the strongest contender from the beginning, while on the Kiwi team, everyone had eyes from the very beginning. Most of the major tournaments in New Zealand have performed well and this time they have managed to make it to the semi-finals. At one point, he was in the first place in the box. After losing some matches later, he had to finish the league round at fourth place.
In the first semifinal, however, the Kiwi team will have to play with their full strength against India because the Indian team is in the best form and they have only lost in one match. They also against England in Birmingham when they exceeded 300 goals Could not achieve it. Yes, the question once again is whether the wicket is a heaven for the batsmen?
Yet here is the forecast of rain on Tuesday. In such a situation, the bowling attack of the Kiwi team becomes very dangerous. Trent Boult, Lucky Ferguson, Tim Southee and Colin D. Grandhom can bother any batting in such a situation. Although Ferguson’s fitness is a topic of discussion for the Kiwi team. Although the team is confident that they will fit, but still the decision will be taken on the day of the match. Captain Ken Williamson has admitted on open occasions that he believes a great deal on Ferguson.
At the same time, the Indian team, captained by Virat Kohli, would like the skies to be clear. The team has not made public concern about their batting but it has been clearly seen that the top order favored by Kohli, Rohit Sharma and Lokesh Rahul has scored for India and when the turn of the middle-order team comes in handy he failed.
Although in this match too depends on some wickets and weather. If the clouds are umbrellas then India may have played only with a spinner and by strengthening their batting by adding Mayank Agarwal.
India: Virat Kohli (Captain), Jaspreet Bumrah, Yuswendra Chahal, Rishabh Pant, Mahendra Singh Dhoni (wicketkeeper), Ravindra Jadeja, Kedar Jadhav, Dinesh Karthik, Hardik Pandya, Lokesh Rahul, Mohammed Shami, Rohit Sharma, Kuldeep Yadav
New Zealand: Ken Williamson (captain), Tom Blundle, Trent Bolt, Colin de Grandhom, Lucky Ferguson, Martin Guptill, Tom Latham, Colin Manorro, Jimmy Neesham, Henri Nicholas, Mitchell Satnar, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southey, Ross Taylor.