India vs New Zealand Semi Final, World Cup 2023: India are in the final.© AFP
IND vs NZ, World Cup 2023 Semi-final, Highlights: India hammered New Zealand by 70 runs to qualify for the ODI Cricket World Cup final for the first time in 12 years, thanks to Mohammed Shami’s seven-wicket haul. The Rohit Sharma-led side is just one win away from ending a 10-year drought for an ICC trophy. Shami took 7/57 as India bowled New Zealand out for 327 while defending a total of 397. Earlier, Virat Kohli and Shreyas Iyer hit centuries to power India to 397/4 after Rohit Sharma opted to bat first. During his knock, Virat Kohli surpassed Sachin Tendulkar’s mark of 49 ODI tons. (Scorecard)
World Cup 2023 Highlights: India vs New Zealand Semi Final Score | IND vs NZ Semi Final, Straight from Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
India vs New Zealand LIVE: India beat New Zealand to enter final!
That’s it! India are through to the final after 12 years. They win by 70 run. Shami becomes the first Indian bowler to take seven wickets in a World Cup match. Complete dominance from the hosts. Perfect 10 for Team India.
India vs New Zealand World Cup 2023 LIVE: India a wicket away from final!
Edge and takes behind the sticks! Shami takes his sixth and NZ are down and out.Tim Southee c Rahul b Mohammed Shami 9 (10)
NZ: 321/9 (48.2)
India vs New Zealand World Cup 2023 LIVE: Another bites the dust!
That’s a five-for for Shami! His third of this World Cup and India are closing in on a place in the final of the World Cup. Mitchell perishes after a gutsy knock. Shami now has the most five-wicket hauls in the tournament’s history
Daryl Mitchell c Jadeja b Mohammed Shami 134 (119)
NZ: 306/7 (45.2)
India vs New Zealand World Cup 2023 LIVE: Taken in the deep!
Kuldeep strikes! Chapman picks out Jadeja in the deep. This will certainly lift the spirits in the Indian camp, while for the Kiwis, this could be a crushing blow. They are now six downMark Chapman c Jadeja b Kuldeep Yadav 2 (5)
NZ: 298/6 (43.5)
LIVE IND vs NZ World Cup 2023: Breakthrough!
Takes in the deep! What a catch from Jadeja. That went high and he kept his eyes on the ball. Makes it look so easy at wide long-off. Bumrah gets the breakthrough as Phillips walks backGlenn Phillips c Jadeja b Bumrah 41 (33)
NZ: 296/5 (42.5)
IND vs NZ Live: Lucky boundary!
A slice of luck for Mitchell! Bumrah misses his yorker and Mitchell tries to block this. Gets a thick edge which goes past between the keeper and short third
NZ: 295/4 (42.3)
IND vs NZ Live: Excellent over from Kuldeep!
A controlled over from Kuldeep! Just 2 runs off it. Siraj is off the field and Ishan Kishan is back in the outfield as a sub fielder.
NZ: 288/4 (42)
Live Score: Goes all the way!
Phillips goes out of the park! He extends his arm and carves it over deep third for a six. Phillips is playing a blinder here for the Kiwis
India vs New Zealand Live: Fight still on!
Mohammed Shami almost had a brilliant over but Daryl Mitchell is not giving up. A deft touch resulting in a six over fine-leg and the equation is quite straightforwards right now. 132 runs needed from 10 overs and this is going to be mighty tough for New Zealand.
NZ 266/4 after 40 overs
India vs New Zealand Live Score: Run rate becoming an issue
Two boundaries off the Mohammed Siraj over but it is just not enought. With 141 runs need from 66 deliveries, New Zealand are facing quite an uphill task despite having six wickets in hand. Daryl Mitchell clearly holds the key as of now.
NZ 256/4 (39 overs)
India vs New Zealand World Cup 2023 LIVE: Hammered down the ground!
Mitchell extends his arms and launches Shami straight back over his head! Slightly full from Shami and Mitchell stamps his authority
NZ: 245/4 (37.4)
India vs New Zealand Live Score: Required Run-Rate going up!
Tidy over from Siraj! Just five runs off it. The required run-rate continues to mount. New Zealand 182 from 78 balls. The RRR is 12.46
India vs New Zealand World Cup 2023 LIVE: Boundary!
Cut away for a boundary! Phillips plays this late. Short and wide of off, lashed away to the left of sweeper cover. This will release some pressure
NZ: 229/4 (35.4)
India vs New Zealand World Cup 2023 LIVE: Another one bites the dust!
It’s Shami again! Gets both the captain and the vice-captain. This looks plumb as Latham plays all around one that comes back in with the angle. Umpire raises his finger. Never in doubt
Tom Latham lbw b Mohammed Shami 0 (2)
NZ: 220/4 (32.4)
India vs New Zealand Live: BIG WICKET!
It had to be him! Shami gets the breakthrough as Williamson holes out in the deep. Shami had dropped a few overs back but has the last laugh.Kane Williamson c Yadav b Mohammed Shami 69 (73)
NZ: 220/3 (32.2)
India vs New Zealand Live: Mitchell on fire!!!
Mitchell manoeuvres a reverse-sweep and beats the point fielder! The Wankhede crowd is in a shock. New Zealand are well and truly in this tie. A couple wickets might do the trick for India
NZ: 198/2 (29.5)
India vs New Zealand Live: Shami drops sitter!
Dropped at mid-on by Shami! That was a sitter. You have to take those. Big let-off for Williamson and New Zealand. Bumrah is not happy. The crowd is stunned
NZ: 187/2 (28.5)
India vs New Zealand Live: Mitchell survives!
Mitchell miscues this one, but luckily for him, there is no one out there. Lands safely and gets the boundary. Rohit has given the ball to Bumrah, the desperation is real
NZ: 185/2 (28.2)
Live Cricket Score: 50 up for Kane!
50 for Kane as well. He pushes this towards long-off before raising his bat. This is turning out to be a dream partnership for the Kiwis. Rohit is a frustrated figure right now
Live Score: Hit down the ground for a six!
Too much flight on the delivery, a touch fuller too! Mitchell tonks it straight down the ground for a six. This is turning out to be an excellent partnership for the Kiwis.
NZ: 159/2 (24.4)
Live Score: 7th 50 for Mitchell!
Fifty up for Mitchell! Brilliantly paced knock. New Zealand need him and Williamson to bat deep. The Kiwi skipper also nears his half-century
NZ: 142/2 (22.1)
LIVE IND vs NZ World Cup 2023: Six runs!
Mitchell comes down the track and goes all the way for a six! Excellent use of the feet to get to the pitch and hammers this across the line into the top tier over long-on
NZ: 133/2 (20.5)
Live Cricket Score: Blunder from KL Rahul!
Kane was casual as scampered his way back to the striker’s end. India make an appeal for a run out. However, Rahul seems to have disturbed the bails before gathering the ball.
NZ: 113/2 (17.5)
Live Cricket Score: Williamson survives!
Hit on the pads but the umpire shakes his head! Rohit, after a chat with Rahul, takes the DRS. The umpire’s call saves the Kiwi skipper.
NZ: 109/2 (17.2)
Live Cricket Score: Pulled away for a boundary!
Williamson makes room and finds the gap! Shreyas Iyer slides across to his right but can’t stop the boundary. Rohit Sharma is not happy with the effort
NZ: 109/2 (17.2)
Live Cricket Score: What a shot!
Plays this shot so well, Mitchell! Pitched full on the stumps and he plants this down the ground. He gets underneath the length and pops Shami back over his head. All about the timing
NZ: 99/2 (16.2)
India vs New Zealand Live Score: Kuldeep into the attack!
Rohit introduced Kuldeep into the attack! Nasser Hussain reckons New Zealand batters have to target him. However, Sunil Gavaskar says he won’t concede runs easily. Kuldeep hasn’t had much to do in the past few games with the pacers doing most of the damage
NZ: 87/2 (15)
India vs New Zealand Live Score: Top-edge goes the distance!
Kane mistimes his pull, gets a top-edge which last safely behind the sightscreen. Six runs
NZ: 80.2 (14.1)
India vs New Zealand Live Score: Slashed past point for a boundary!
Short and wide from Siraj and Kane does the rest! He reaches out and scythes it away to the left of point. Poor delivery
NZ: 70/2 (12.2)
India vs New Zealand Live Score: Four runs!
Inside-out from Mitchell! Fullish from Siraj, and Mitchell plants his front leg and slices it over the top
NZ: 50/2 (10.2)
India vs New Zealand World Cup 2023 LIVE: Edged and gone!
First Conway, now Ravindra! Shami sends both NZ openers packing. A soft outside edge does the trick for him. India are on the charge
Rachin Ravindra c Rahul b Mohammed Shami 13 (22)
NZ: 39/2 (7.4)
India vs New Zealand Live: Williamson survives!
That turned sharply! Bumrah targets the stumps once again. Almost forces an edge from Williamson. A half-hearted appeal for caught behind but no DRS. Replay shows there was some pad.
NZ: 35/1 (6.4)
Live Cricket Score: Breakthrough!
Shami strikes off his first ball! Full from Shami and this lures Conway into playing a drive. Gets a thick and Rahul takes a blinder behind the sticks. Good low diving catch
Devon Conway c Rahul b Mohammed Shami 13 (15)
NZ: 30/1 (5.1)
LIVE IND vs NZ World Cup 2023: That almost sneaked in!
Big gap between bat and pad but an the inside edge comes to Ravindra’s rescue. Bumrah continues to target the stumps. It is easy to lose your line and length but Bumrah has been spot on despite conceding few boundaries.
NZ: 30/0 (4.5)
India vs New Zealand Live: Four runs!
No chance for long leg this time! Ravindra slashes this in style. Excellent start for the Kiwis. All about the timing from Ravindra
NZ: 23/0 (3.5)
IND vs NZ World Cup 2023 Live: Put away emphatically!
Put away with panache! Too full from Bumrah and Conway throws his hands at that to bisect the two point fielders.
NZ: 18/0 (2.5)
Live Score: Edged and four!
A hint of movement for Siraj and Ravindra goes for the drive. Gets and outside edge and ball flies like a rocket past the first slip. Beats the wide third man as well
NZ: 12/0 (1.5)
IND vs NZ Semi-Final Live Score: New Zealand start chase!
Two fours from Devon Conway in the first over bowled by Jasprit Bumrah and New Zealand have got off to a confident start in the first over. Will they continue like this or will India chip in with a wicket or two? Let’s see.
NZ 8/0 (1)
IND vs NZ Semi-Final Live Score: India score 397/4 in 50 overs
India end their innings at 397/4 in 50 overs against New Zealand. For India, Virat Kohli scored 117 while Shreyas Iyer scored 105. Apart from them, Shubman Gill also scored 80* while Rohit Sharma scored 47. For New Zealand, Tim Southee took three wickets.
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