Dharamsala: The Indian team got off to a good start against New Zealand in the 21st league match of the ongoing World Cup series.
The ICC ODI Cricket World Cup between India and New Zealand started at 2 PM today (Sunday) at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium in Dharamsala. The Indian team won the toss and chose to bowl. Accordingly, Devon Conway and Will Young entered the field as New Zealand’s openers.
Bumrah’s first over resulted in a maiden as the pair scored no runs. Bumrah bowled the 4th over of the match and dug out Devon Conway. New Zealand lost 1 wicket in the powerplay. Next, in the 9th over bowled by Muhammad Sammy, Will Young was dismissed for 17 runs. Losing 2 wickets in 10 overs, New Zealand is playing calmly.
India – New Zealand: Both teams are unbeaten in the current series. Both the teams have won 4 games each and have 8 points. However, on the basis of net run rate, New Zealand is at the top of the points list and India is at the 2nd position. It is worth noting that the winning team in today’s match will strengthen their chances of advancing to the semi-final round with 10 points. This has increased the expectations for this match.