World Cup Cricket 2019 : India has lost Semifinal match against New Zealand

India has lost Semifinal match against New Zealand

Blogger Name: Mitesh Sharma

New Zealand has defeated India in the first Semifinal match and stopped the victory ride of India in this World Cup 2019. Match has been played for continue two days due to rain. New Zealand won the toss and played the first inning on 9July up to 47 overs. After that match has been stopped due to rain. Semifinal has a reserve day so match will start on next day 10 July again. New Zealand has played remaining 3 overs and made a 239 runs as a target. Williamson (67) and Taylor (74) have made half centuries for team. Target looks so small in front of world greatest batting attack. Indian bowlers Bumrah, Kumar and Jadeja has stopped them and not given too much runs. Hitmat Rohit, Rahul and Kohli is in great form and they will make the target very easily. But New Zealand bowlers has thinked something different. Henry and Bolt have demolished India's opening pair along with great Kohli in just 3 overs on 5 runs. Such a drastic moment for everyone and India is in a great pressure. Pant and Pandya have made some score on the board. But young Pant has done a mistake and given his wicket to the New Zealand bowlers. Kartik has given his wicket very early. Cool Dhoni has made a slow partnership with Pandya, but Pandya has given a catch to Williamson and pushed India in a great trouble. Jadeja is a marvellous in this match and made 77 runs on only 59 balls. He has really saved India with Dhoni and made a good partnership for India. They have achieved a respectable score 221 on the board and given a good battle to New Zealand. After the dismissal of Jadeja and Dhoni, India has not achieved the target and lost the semifinal by 18 runs from New Zealand. New Zealand bowlers have done a great job and Williamson Captaincy is also super. Now they are in final, they have to play a good cricket in final to win a cup.

Man of the match : Matt Henry

New Zealand bowler Matt Henry has made a day for kiwi's. He has grabbed world top batsman Rohit Sharma in first over and India has lost 3 wickets on only 5 runs. Henry first has taken Rohit and second taken the Rahul. His bowling is really amazing in this match. He has taken 3 wicket on only 37 runs with 2 maiden overs. Such a great performance in this crucial match against world's top batting attack. He really pushed India in a great trouble which shows on their batting attack up to last. Henry along with Bolt has done marvelous job for New Zealand and come second time continuously in the final. Enjoy Cricket.