India vs New Zealand 1st Semi-Final, IND vs NZ: India enter final of World Cup with 70-run win over New Zealand in first semifinal in Mumbai.
The Black Caps were bowled out for 327 in their reply, with pacer Shami (7-57) taking the first four wickets — including two in three deliveries when New Zealand was going well on 220-2. Daryl Mitchell hit 134 off 119 balls.
Shami has three five-wicket hauls in six appearances this World Cup and a record four in total at the tournament.
India finished with a high score against New Zealand in the first World Cup semi-final as Virat Kohli and Shreyas Iyer slammed tons to lead India to 397 runs. The Kiwis need 398 runs to win against India and qualify for the World Cup 2023 semi-finals.
Virat Kohli created history at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai as he surpassed legendary cricket Sachin Tendulkar with 50th ODI century. He also became the second Indian batter to have a World Cup 100 against New Zealand after Sunil Gavaskar.
Virat Kohli slammed his 6th half-century in ICC World Cup 2023 and the Indian star is eyeing to break Sachin Tendulkar's record and become the first batter to hit 50 ODI centuries. Shubman Gill is back to the pavilion after getting retired hurt and Shreyas Iyer is playing his role well.
India's star batter Virat Kohli is on crease as New Zealand pacer Tim Southee dismissed Rohit Sharma. Good start for Team India, but New Zealand has also made some comeback with the wicket of Indian skipper.
Rohit Sharma led India are batting first at the historic Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. India and New Zealand are going unchanged in the semi-final clash. Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill began Indian innings on a good note as both batters slammed some boundaries against the lead pacers of the New Zealand.
Rohit's India are the highest-ranked side in the ICC World Cup points table with 9 wins from their 9 matches so far. However, the Indian team management will be cautious as the Men in Blue were also the highest-ranked side in the 2019 tournament when they lost to the Kiwis by 18 runs in the semi-finals.
This Indian side has been the standout team of the tournament and looks balanced in all departments. The Indian pace attack of Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Siraj has been the envy of all teams in the tournament, while the spinners - Kuldeep Yadav and Ravindra Jadeja - have been able to dismantle the opposition in the middle overs with a mix of defensive and attacking bowling.
New Zealand, on the other hand, are not the team to be distracted by the big names in India's playing XI and will look to stick to the style of cricket that has made the Kiwis one of the most successful sides in world cricket in recent times.
The Black Caps will be looking to young cricket prodigy Rachin Ravindra to fire once again against the hosts on Wednesday, while skipper Kane Williamson will continue to shoulder most of the responsibility in the batting line-up.
India and New Zealand world cup squads:
India squad: Rohit Sharma (c), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ishan Kishan, Prasidh Krishna, Suryakumar Yadav.
New Zealand squad: Kane Williamson (c), Trent Boult, Mark Chapman, Devon Conway, Lockie Ferguson, Kyle Jamieson, Tom Latham, Daryl Mitchell, Jimmy Neesham, Glenn Phillips, Rachin Ravindra, Mitch Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Will Young.
India vs New Zealand Live Score Updates, 1st Semi-Final: IND vs NZ, Key Highlights
1. Indian skipper Rohit Sharma won the toss and opted to bat first
2. Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill began Indian innings well with some boundaries in the early overs.
3. Pacer Trent Boult and Tim Southee are leading New Zealand's pace attack with the new ball
4. Tim Southee dismissed Rohit Sharma on 47 runs
5. Shubman Gill slammed his 4th half-century of the ICC World Cup 2023
6. Shubman Gill is retired hurt and Shreyas Iyer is the new batter on crease
7. Virat Kohli slammed his 6th half-century in ICC World Cup 2023
8. Virat Kohli surpassed Sachin Tendulkar's record with 50th ODI Century
9. New Zealand pacer Tim Southee dismisses Suryakumar Yadav
10. . Devon Conway gets on the front foot and edges, and is caught by KL Rahul spectacularly off the bowling of Mohammed Shami.
11. A good length delivery outside off bowled by Mohammed Shami and Ravindra moves onto the front foot and edges and is caught by KL Rahul behind the stumps.
12. Jasprit Bumrah gets the wicket as he pitches one up, outside off. Philips moves onto the front foot and lofts a shaky drive, and is caught by Ravindra Jadeja on the off side.
13. Kuldeep Yadav strikes as he bowls a full ball outside leg and angling ascoss Mark Chapman. Chapman gets forward and sweeps, but is caught by Ravindra Jadeja behind square.
14. Mohammad Shami gets the wicket. Full ball outside off. Southee gets forward and outside edges and is caught by KL Rahul.
India vs New Zealand Live: Wicket!!! Shreyas Iyer OUT
India vs New Zealand Live: Another 50-run partnership as KL Rahul punishes Trent Boult with a SIX and one FOUR. Indian batters are looking to provide India with a strong finish as KL Rahul slammed third boundary of the over. Shreyas Iyer tried to do the same but found the fielder and his great innings came to an end.
India vs New Zealand Live: Shreyas Iyer slams 100
India vs New Zealand Live: Second consecutive century for Shreyas Iyer and after Sunil Gavaskar and Virat Kohli, he became the third Indian batter to have World Cup 100 against New Zealand. Indian batters are continuing their explosive form in the ICC World Cup 2023 and Shreyas Iyer is displaying that form in the semi-final against New Zealand.
India vs New Zealand Live: India scores 354/2 in 47 overs
India vs New Zealand Live: KL Rahul slammed a wonderful FOUR against Trent Boult and that will surely provide him with some confidence. The pacer made a good comeback on the next ball and didn't allow Rahul to slam anymore big shots. On the other hand, Shreyas Iyer is still looking to slam those big shots and slam his second consecutive century.
India vs New Zealand Live: Tim Southee on FIRE
India vs New Zealand Live: New Zealand pacer Tim Southee has used his complete experience in today's semi-final match to put some control on the run rate and clinch two wickets. KL Rahul is still setteling on the crease while Shreyas Iyer is close to his second consecutive century.
India vs New Zealand Live: Wicket!! Virat Kohli OUT
India vs New Zealand Live: Finally, a historical innings came to an end as Tim Southee dismissed Virat Kohli. Superb catch by Devon Conway and KL Rahul is the new batter on crease with a clear role to push hard with Shreyas Iyer and take India's score beyond 400 runs.
India vs New Zealand Live: Glenn Phillips drops Virat Kohli
India vs New Zealand Live: The condition of New Zealand is getting worse as Glenn Phillips dropped Virat Kohli's catch and the best batsman of the world slammed a SIX on the next ball of Tim Southee. It seems like India will break South Africa's record today of the highest runs in the World Cup as 6 overs are still in the game
India vs New Zealand Live: Virat Kohli creates history
India vs New Zealand Live: Indian star Virat Kohli surpassed another record of legendary Sachin Tendulkar has he slammed 50th ODI centuries. The batter now has the highest tons in the history of cricket and has showed absolute class in ODI World Cup 2023. This is his 3rd century in the tournament and he bacame the second batter to slam 100 against New Zealand in World Cup
India vs New Zealand Live: India scores 292/1 in 41 overs
India vs New Zealand Live: Rachin Ravindra bowled a better over and the Indian batters didn't targeted him the way they should in the 41st over. Shreyas Iyer is looking great and Virat Kohli is close to history with another ODI century. New Zealand lost another review as they unsuccessfully appealed for a caught-behind against Shreyas Iyer.
India vs New Zealand Live: India scores 287/1 in 40 overs
India vs New Zealand Live: While Virat Kohli has turned a little slow close to his century, Shreyas Iyer continue to play his game a slammed a magnificent FOUR against the pace of Lockie Ferguson. The projected score is 402 runs from here and India is well on its way to score more during the death overs. Virat Kohli continues to face troubles with his hamstring.
India vs New Zealand Live: India score 277/1 in 39 overs
India vs New Zealand Live: Virat Kohli is looking better after facing cramp issues during the previous over. Mitchell Santner is back for another over and Indian batters are not taking any extra risks against the spinner. The spinner is bowling on wonderful line and also getting the required turn as the innings move to the final few overs and he almost got Virat Kohli, but it fell in front of the fielder
India vs New Zealand Live: Virat Kohli in pain with cramps
India vs New Zealand Live: Better over from Trent Boult as the pacer was consistent with his line and Indian batters didn't get much space to slam big shots. Virat Kohli is looking in some discomfort with cramps and this might increase the heartrate of Indian fans as earlier Shubman Gill was retired hurt due to cramps.
India vs New Zealand Live: Shreyas Iyer slams 50
India vs New Zealand Live: What a brilliant innings by Shreyas Iyer as he punished New Zealand bowlers and slam his 4th half century in ICC World Cup 2023. The batter has played wonderfully well and gave that space to Virat Kohli to move towards his century.
India vs New Zealand Live: India scores 265/1 in 36 overs
India vs New Zealand Live: Shreyas Iyer is in different zone and rhythm as he slammed back-to-back boundaries against dangerous pacer Trent Boult. The player has been the backbone of India's middle order and allowed India's top order to play more attackingly in ICC World Cup 2023. The batter is close to his another half-century.
Virat Kohli 86
Shreyas Iyer 49
Trent Boult 0/59 (7)
India vs New Zealand Live: Projected score
India vs New Zealand Live: Indian batters are playing wonderfully well with a run rate of 7.20 runs per over and if they continue like this, the projected score is going to be 410 runs, and that's exactly what Team India scored in their last match against Netherlands.
India vs New Zealand Live: Virat Kohli highest run-scorer in one world cup season
India vs New Zealand Live: With 674 runs, Virat Kohli is now the highest run scorer in one World Cup scorer. The Indian star slammed wonderful boundaries to achieve the milestone and is also eyeing to slam most number of centuries in ODI today and he is just 20 runs away from breaking Sachin Tendulkar's record.
India vs New Zealand Live: India score 238/1 in 33 overs
India vs New Zealand Live: Tim Southee is using his experience against the feiry Indian batters, but doesn't seem to be working as Shreyas Iyer slammed massive SIX against the pacer. Virat Kohli also displayed some footwork in the previous over which makes it clear that Indian batters are ready to play like T20 mode and go big against New Zealand bowlers.
India vs New Zealand Live: In case you are confused about Shubman Gill's return
India vs New Zealand Live: India opener Shubman Gill on Wednesday retired hurt on 79 after suffering cramps on his left leg during the World Cup semifinal clash against New Zealand, with the hosts reaching 165 for one after 23 overs.
Shubman Gill was rising rapidly in the list of Indian batters with the highest totals with his dazzling array of strokes in the match but severe cramps forced the 24-year-old to leave the field in the 23rd over. Read what the rules say
India vs New Zealand Live: India in complete control
India vs New Zealand Live: Another good partnership is loading for India has Virat Kohli and Shreyas Iyer are looking comfortable on crease. Shubman Gill is also standing in the dressing room and seems to be ready to make a comback on the ground after his session with the phyiso. During the drinks break, Kane Williamson will bring out the Plan C, D or E as the A or B are clearly working against attacking Indian batters.
India vs New Zealand Live: ICC issues clarification on Wankhede pitch row
India vs New Zealand Live: The first semi-final of the 2023 World Cup between India and New Zealand in Mumbai on Wednesday will be played on a used pitch that has already staged two games during the showpiece tournament.
Although there is no International Cricket Council rule stating knockout games must be played on fresh pitches, a brand new surface can be provided for showpiece games. Read Full Report
India vs New Zealand Live: Pacers back in attack
India vs New Zealand Live: New Zealand pacers are back after spinners failed to clinch wickets in those crucial middle overs. The game is moving towards the final 20 overs and India is looking well on its path to score more than 400 runs on this pitch. Virat Kohli has slammed his 50 and hit a massive SIX against pacer Tim Southee. New Zealand is looking in trouble now and Indian pacers are in deadly form and the ball swings well under lights.
India vs New Zealand Live: Virat Kohli slams 50
India vs New Zealand Live: Virat Kohli slammed another half-century in ICC World Cup 2023 and that's his 6th in the tournament. He now has the highest half-centuries in one World Cup season as he surpassed Sachin Tendulkar. Virat Kohli will also be looking to break another record of Sachin Tendulkar as he is eyeing his 50th ODI Century today.
India vs New Zealand Live: Shreyas Iyer goes big
India vs New Zealand Live: Shreyas Iyer slammed a massive SIX against Rachin Ravindra and this was a textbook definition of classic batting. The batter has a close call on the next ball as the fielder couldn't reach the ball and it went for the FOUR. After Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill, Shreyas Iyer is also showing that attacking intention.
India vs New Zealand Live: Virat Kohli close to 50
India vs New Zealand Live: Lockie Ferguson is in for another over for his deadly pace but Indian batters are looking comfortable on crease. Shreyas Iyer is looking confident as he slammed a century in his previous match against Netherlands while Virat Kohli is close to his another half-century. Lockie Ferguson bowled a fiery bouncer to beat Virat Kohli, and the batter was impressed.
India vs New Zealand Live: India score 178/1 in 25 overs
India vs New Zealand Live: Rachin Ravindra is bowling from the other end as Lockie Ferguson showed his fierce pace against the new Shreyas Iyer. The all rounder has not bowled very well today and New Zealand leaked some runs due to overthrow during the 25th over. Good running between Virat Kohli and Shreyas Iyer and the batters look completely calm on the crease.
India vs New Zealand Live: Shubman Gill retired hurt
India vs New Zealand Live: Indian opener Shubman Gill is walking back to the pavilion as he felt some cramps. The player is back to the dressing room for a session with the physio and Shreyas Iyer is the new batter on the crease. Rohit Sharma asked him to come back as the Indian skipper didn't wanted him to give his wicket.
India vs New Zealand Live: Virat Kohli slams wonderful boundary
India vs New Zealand Live: Double spin attack and Mitchell Santner and Glenn Phillips continue from both end. Virat Kohli is still finding his rhythm, but Shubman gill is conitnuing his attacking mode. Kane Williamson seems to trust his spinners as he knows that pacers will be very expensive on this pitch in the middle overs.
India vs New Zealand Live: Highest-ever score in 20 overs
India vs New Zealand Live: This is highest ever score on the pitch of Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai in 20 overs and India can comfortable see a score of 400+ from here. In case these two batters settles well and choose to slam their tons, then the score can get much higher. The top order is playing without much as they have confidence in India's middle order which is in good form.
India vs New Zealand Live: India scores 150/1 in 20 overs
India vs New Zealand Live: Shubman Gill slammed another great SIX against Glenn Phillips and showing classic batting skills on the backfoot. New Zealand bowlers are looking a littler frustrated today as Indian batters is punishing almost each one of them. Shubman Gill and Virat Kohli are working well to take India's score high.
India vs New Zealand Live: Shubman Gill on FIRE
India vs New Zealand Live: Shubman Gill is showing that intent and class today with a smart play against quality spinner Mitchell Santner. Glenn Phillips is in with the spin attack from the other side and Virat Kohli will also look to change his gears slowly. Glenn Phillips has bowled wonderfully against Australia and will look to try something similar today.
India vs New Zealand Live: 50+ run partnership
India vs New Zealand Live: 50+ run partnership between Virat Kohli and Shubman Gill and both batters seems set on the crease now. India is well on its path to score 350+ on the pitch of Wankhede today and the final might even go beyond 400+ if the middle order supports the team well and find such partnerships
India vs New Zealand Live: Spinners from both ends
India vs New Zealand Live: Mitchell Santner is leading the spin attack from both ends and New Zealand has introduced spinners from both ends now. Shubman Gill has played in a very mature fashion today and played slow initially and supported Rohit Sharma, while changed the gears to keep up the run rate after the wicket of Indian skipper.
India vs New Zealand Live: Shubman Gill slams 50
India vs New Zealand Live: One more change by New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson as all-rounder Rachin Ravindra is in action now. Virat Kohli used his strong bottom hand to slam a beautiful shot on his first ball and took 2 runs. 50 for Shubman Gill and that's his 4th in the ICC World Cup 2023.
India vs New Zealand Live: Shubman Gill goes big against Ferguson
India vs New Zealand Live: Pacer Lockie Ferguson is trying to use variations against Shubman Gill, but the young batter is playing his game and first smashed a FOUR and then a SIX against the dangerous pacer. What a wonderful drive on the third ball of the over and a smooth rotation of strike. Virat Kohli slammed on the same side couldn't take the run this time, and played his favourite shot on the 5th ball.
India vs New Zealand Live: Good over by Mitchell Santner
India vs New Zealand Live: Mitchell Santner is back for another spin over and bowled well to keep Indian batters confused. Shubman Gill treaded cautiously against the spinner and slammed a brilliant sweep shot on the 5th ball. Superb fielding by Devon Conway, who saved a certain FOUR their. Shubman Gill tried similar thing against but didn't find a boundary.
India vs New Zealand Live: India score 89/1 in 11 overs
India vs New Zealand Live: Tim Southee is back with another over and the pacer is looking confident after clinching Rohit Sharma's wicket. Shubman Gill doesn't seem to care about his confidence as he slammed FOUR on the third ball of the over. Virat Kohli is playing cautiously and focusing on rotating the strike more, while Shubman Gill seems in the role of Rohit Sharma now.
Shubman Gill 35
Virat Kohli 4
Tim Southee 1/31 (4)
India vs New Zealand Live: Shubman Gill punishes Lockie Ferguson
India vs New Zealand Live: Pacer Lockie Ferguson is back for another over and Shubman Gill is continuing his stride with a magnificent FOUR on the second ball of the over towards the fine-leg. Ferguson missed his length and must understand that his strength is pace, and another FOUR by Shubman Gill. The young Indian opener is changing his gears now and seems to be in no pressure after loosing the skipper.
India vs New Zealand Live: Woooahhh, close call for Virat Kohli
India vs New Zealand Live: Tim Southee is keeping up the pressure as he appealed big against Virat Kohli. The Kane Williamson looked for some support and finally took DRS. The third umpire analysed the footage closely and the bat was involved. The crowd ran into cheers and New Zealand lost one review early in the game, but the chance was worth it.
India vs New Zealand Live: Wicket!!! Rohit Sharma OUT
India vs New Zealand Live: Tim Southee is back in attack and that pacer has not been very effective in the ICC World Cup 2023. Shubman Gill just nicked the ball and took 1 run on the first ball, then Rohit Sharma tried to go big but it went straight in the hands of substitute fielder.
India vs New Zealand Live: Lockie Ferguson in action
India vs New Zealand Live: Another bowling change by Kane Williamson and pacer Lockie Ferguson is introduced. The pacer is known for his speed, but Shubman Gill seems to like that as he slammed a beautiful FOUR on the second ball of the pacer. The Indian openers have again provided India with a great start and India's middle order has also shown that form.
India vs New Zealand Live: Good coordination between Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill
India vs New Zealand Live: Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill are playing in good coordination with Rohit Sharma slamming big hits while Shubman Gill supporting his skipper by rotating the strike. Trent Boult was successful is keeping Rohit Sharma under some control in the 7th over and bowled on the upper length to restrict Rohit Sharma from creating that room.
India vs New Zealand Live: Spinner Mitchell Santner in action
India vs New Zealand Live: Kane Williamson has introduced spinner Mitchell Santer in the 6th over only, but the results remain the same as Rohit Sharma slammed back-to-back two SIXES against the spinner. Rohit Sharma is batting like its T20 match and New Zealand players are looking at each other faces like how to deal with this storm.
India vs New Zealand Live: India scores 47/0 in 5 overs
Rohit Sharma 34
Shubman Gill 11
New Zealand bowling
Trent Boult 0/26 (3)
Tim Southee 0/21 (2)
India vs New Zealand Live: Rohit Sharma plays his epic pull shot
India vs New Zealand Live: Rohit Sharma slammed his signature pull shot against Tim Southee and the Indian skipper looked in complete control while playing the shot. The next ball is a big shot and this will cross the boundary and another SIX from Rohit Sharma. The Indian openers is playing his game and seems to be in no ‘big game’ pressure.
India vs New Zealand Live: SIX, Rohit Sharma goes big
India vs New Zealand Live: What a brilliant shot by Rohit Sharma, who is punishing Trent Boult now. The pacer is not finding the right swing with the new ball and Rohit Sharma used his exceptional footwork to go big against the dangerous Trent Boult. With this SIX, Rohit Sharma is close to Chris Gayle's record of maximum SIXES in the ODI format of the game.
India vs New Zealand Live: Gill showing his class
India vs New Zealand Live: While Rohit Sharma targeted Trent Boult in the first over, young opener Shubman Gill is giving some tough time to Tim Southee as he slammed back-to-back boundaries against the pacer. The baller missed his length on some balls and Shubman Gill didn't miss to capitalize on the weak balls and sent them for the FOUR.
India vs New Zealand Live: Rohit Sharma slams wonderful FOUR
India vs New Zealand Live: Indian skipper Rohit Sharma is keeping his intent and smashed a back-to-back FOURS against pacer Trent Boult. Rohit Sharma has been same throughout the ICC World Cup 2023 and has not spared those long length balls. Great start for India has 10 runs came off the first over and Rohit Sharma is looking in that killer avatar.
India vs New Zealand Live: Indian openers on crease
India vs New Zealand Live: Indian openers Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill are on crease and New Zealand pacer Trent Boult in expected to begin New Zealand's pace attack. India will look to get a good start and both Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill are in that form to make that possible. New Zealand needs some early wickets to put India under pressure.
India vs New Zealand Live: What Rohit said at the toss
India vs New Zealand Live: Speaking at the toss, Rohit while speaking about the world cup loss in 2019 said, "I think it was way back in 2019 when we played that semi-final and since then we've been busy. It has been one of the most consistent teams over the years. And, so it's gonna be a good contest"
India vs New Zealand Live: Playing XI for both teams
India vs New Zealand Live:
India playing XI:
Rohit Sharma (capt), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj
New Zealand Playing XI:
Devon Conway, Rachin Ravindra, Kane Williamson (capt), Daryl Mitchell, Tom Latham (wk), Glenn Phillips, Mark Chapman, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boult
India vs New Zealand Live: Rohit opts to bat first
India vs New Zealand Live: Rohit Sharma won the toss and opted to bat first at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. India makes no change to their playing XI.
Kane Williamson said he would have liked to bat first as well.
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