New Zealand stun India to reach Cricket World Cup final

New Zealand stun India to reach Cricket World Cup final”

The required run-rate was spiralling out of control and Dhoni had to both protect his wicket and provide the leadership to Jadeja, who hadn't played much of cricket coming into the semi-final match.

Chasing 240, Indian batters were undone by Matt Henry's brilliant opening spell as he returned figures of 3/37.

The seventh wicket partnership between Dhoni and Jadeja brought India back into the game from a near-impossible situation, only for the Kiwis to later outclass the Asians by 18 runs.

Needing 31 from the last two overs Dhoni slashed the first ball of the 49th off Ferguson for six but was then run out two balls later by a stunning direct hit from Martin Guptill as he attempted to take two.

"So close, yet so far for India".

For the first time in global history, a team lost its first three batsmen all for 1 as India saw Sharma, Kohli then Rahul depart in the space of 10 balls and was marooned on 5-3 after 3.1 overs.

India's top-order crumbled as they were on just five runs after the loss of three wickets in four overs. However, I think Virat Kohli was unlucky as it was a poor decision to give him out. The India captain reviewed the decision but replays showed the ball was clipping the bails and Kohli tossed his bat into the air in disgust. India were reduced to 92/6 30.3 overs when Dhoni and Ravindra Jadeja were at the crease.

He also termed 37-year-old Dhoni as legend. Till the time he was there, it looked like he would win the game for India. "However, he was unfortunate and couldn't take India to the finals".

First Rohit Sharma, who needed 27 to set a new tournament record for most runs in a single World Cup campaign, overtaking compatriot Sachin Tendulkar who amassed 673 in the 2003 edition, was caught behind.

New Zealand will now either play Australia or England in the final, depending on which side triumphs in their semi-finals clash at Edgbaston on Thursday.

Like this



12 July 2019
My Prime Years Coming - Divock Origi Delights At New Liverpool Contract
I just don't want to talk after a game about the guy who scored two goals. "Those are all important factors as a player". Divock Origi has officially committed his future to Liverpool after penning a new-long term deal with the Reds .

12 July 2019
Fed's Powell affirms rate cut view; others see USA economy humming
At that time, he said, "I don't think we're at that point today, and I don't think we'll be at that point in the very near future".

12 July 2019
Kangana Ranaut provokes media with her 'extreme remarks'
Responding to the ban imposed on her by the journalists Kangana took to Twitter to give her two cents on the situation. Kangana Ranaut is once again in the news for a controversial reason.

12 July 2019
United States proceeding with plan for coalition to counter Iran threats
Dunford stated the size of the proposed plan would depend on the numbers of the nations which participates in the initiative. For Moscow, Iran serves as a crucial geostrategic foil to the U.S. dominance of the Middle East (ME).

12 July 2019
New California law gives young illegal immigrant adults health coverage
So far, government funded programs have certain health care coverage for illegal's such as medical emergencies or pregnancies. Since 2016, California has allowed children under 18 to receive taxpayer-backed healthcare despite immigration status.

12 July 2019
Man of Medan supports two-player co-op with separate choices
That's two multiplayer modes, so you can experience the narrative-driven horror in whichever way you see fit. However, with The Dark Pictures Anthology , the developer appears to be improving upon the experience.

12 July 2019
Amazon’s Prime Day may tempt you to overspend. Here are some tips
Immediately following that, however, is Cyber Monday in July , which runs from July 15-21 and focuses on daily doorbuster deals. And this year, despite its name, Prime Day is happening on two days: July 15 and July 16.

12 July 2019
'Big 3' Basketball League Removes Four Former NBA Stars For Poor Play
While it was assumed that all of the aforementioned players were dealing with injuries, that isn't actually the case. The BIG3 "deactivated" Odom on Wednesday as part of an extensive on- and off-court shakeup within the 3-on-3 league.

12 July 2019
Amazon Prime Day 2019: Dates, best deals, what's new
Tap the Prime Day banner in the Amazon app through July 14 for a sneak peek of products that will have Prime Day deals. The company says Amazon Prime Day 2019 will offer up Alexa products, SmartTV's and a slew of other tech products.

11 July 2019
MLB Announces Punishment For Astros-Angels Collision
The Angels said Lucroy would see an ear, nose and throat specialist after the All-Star break, when his swelling had subsided. Angels manager and former Astros catcher Brad Ausmus thought a suspension was in order for Marisnick. "The call was right".