India and New Zealand are going to meet in the first semi-final of the 2023 ODI Cricket World Cup. These two teams are going to face each other at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Wednesday, November 15.
India have already won all their first group stage games to seal the semi-finals from top of the points table. India won nine out of nine games in the first leg to secure a semi-final spot at the top of the table with eighteen points. Where every member of their team finished the first round in great form. So in the first match of the semi-final, India is very much ahead to win.
On the other hand, New Zealand started their first series very well by beating England but after winning the first four matches they lost the next four matches. As a result, the semi-final equation became very difficult for them. In the last match, they defeated Sri Lanka and confirmed their semi-final. New Zealand’s points were 10 at the end of the first round. Where they confirmed the semi-finals from the fourth position of the points table.
So cricket lovers all over the world are ready to enjoy a great semi-final match today. Where the number one and four teams of the points table are going to face each other.
Semi- Final : 1 Match Details
|Match||Semi Final -1 : IND vs NZ, ICC World Cup 23|
|Venue||Wankhede Stadium , Mumbai|
|Date & Time||Wednesday, 15th November 2:00pm (IST)|
|Live Steaming||Star Sports Network, Disney +, Hotstar|
Match Pitch Report
Mumbai Stadium cricket ground usually sees high scoring matches more. Because the batter usually gets more advantage here. Four matches of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 have been held in Mumbai so far. Where more runs are seen in every match. All three teams batted first and won their matches. Where only one team won by batting later. The average run batting first innings on this ground is 357.
So both the captains who win the toss first are expected to prefer to bat first. Because the weather in India now has the possibility of fog at night. So that the tellers don’t get as much swing. So it is expected that the team that wins the toss will opt to bat and score a good total.
IND vs NZ Head- to- Head ODI Match Record
|New Zealand Won||50|
Probable Playing XI : IND vs New Zealand
Rohit Sharma(C), Subman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul(wc),Hardik Pandiya/suriyakumar Yadav Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldip Yadav, Mohammad Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammad Siraj
Devon Conway, Rachin Ravindra, Kane Williamson(c),Daryl Mitchell, Tom Latham(wc), Glenn Philips, Mark Chapmann, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boult
Probable Top Performers IND vs NZ
There are many players in the Indian team who can be the top performers in today’s match but among them Virat Kohli is at the top. Because Virat Kohli usually plays well in high pressure matches. He has always performed especially in the semi-final and final matches. So in the first semi-final match of the Cricket World Cup 2023, all eyes will be on Virat Kohli of the Indian team in terms of batting.
And talking about the bowling of the Indian team, two will be ahead as the top performers today. Among them, Mohammad Shami will be far ahead. Because he has been performing well since the last few matches.
If you want to talk about the top performer of today’s match of the New Zealand cricket team, the first thing that comes to mind is Kane Williamson. Because he couldn’t play the first few matches due to injury, but in the last two matches he participated in the game and got great runs. So in today’s match it is expected that he will present himself as the top performer of the New Zealand cricket team and score the required runs for the team.
Live Steaming: Semi final:-1 IND vs NZ
ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 First Semi Final India vs New Zealand Live Streaming You can watch the live match from Star Sports Network, Disney Plus, Hotstar etc. You can also watch live streaming from social media Facebook and YouTube. Also various websites will broadcast India vs New Zealand first semi final live streaming match.
The first semi-final game of the World Cup Cricket 2023 will be watched live by millions of people around the world. Today’s semi-final first match will be broadcasted live streaming all over the world. So keep your eyes on Star Sports Network to watch India vs New Zealand first semi final match live streaming.