Cricket Betting Tips: ICC Cricket World Cup, 2023 - India vs New Zealand - 46th Match - First Semi Final (1st vs 4th)- 15 November 2023
The 46th match and the First Semi Final of the ICC Cricket World Cup will take place between India and New Zealand on the 15th of November, 2023 at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.
India Form Guide:
India finished at the 1st position on points table after League stages. They will face the number 4 team New Zealand in the First Semi Final to be played on Wednesday.
The top run scorer for India in the ICC Cricket World Cup is Virat Kohli with 594 to his name.
The top wicket taker for India in the ICC Cricket World Cup is Jasprit Bumrah with 17 scalps under his belt.
India have won their last league game against Netherlands by 160 runs.
India batted first and they posted a total of 410 for 4 in 50 overs. Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill gave a flying start to India. In the middle overs, it was the duo of Shreyas Iyer and KL Rahul who did most of the damage. They scored 128 and 102 runs respectively to take India to a formidable total of 410 in 50 overs of play.
During the chase, Netherlands lost Wesley Barresi early on. The middle order played well, especially the likes of Sybrand Engelbrecht and Teja Nidamanuru who scored 45 and 54 runs respectively to take Netherlands to a rather respectable total of 250 in 50 overs of play.
New Zealand Form Guide:
New Zealand finished at the 4th position on points table after League stages. They will face the number 1 team India in the First Semi Final to be played on Wednesday.
The top run scorer for New Zealand in the ICC Cricket World Cup is Rachin Ravindra with 565 runs to his name.
The top wicket taker for New Zealand in the ICC Cricket World Cup is Mitchell Santner with 16 scalps under his belt.
New Zealand have won their last league match against Sri Lanka by 5 wickets.
Sri Lanka batted first and they posted a total of 171 before being bowled out. Kusal Perera at the top of the order smashed 51 runs off just 28 balls. Apart from him, the rest of the batters failed terribly. Maheesh Theekshana played a nice knock of 38 runs to save Sri Lanka from a desperate situation.
During the chase, New Zealand looked very composed and determined to chase the total down. Devon Conway and Rachin Ravindra made 45 and 42 runs respectively to seal the deal in favor of New Zealand. They chased the total down in the 24th over with 5 wickets in hand.
Let’s have a look at the squads:
India squad: Rohit Sharma (c), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ishan Kishan, Prasidh Krishna, Suryakumar Yadav.
New Zealand squad: Kane Williamson (c), Trent Boult, Mark Chapman, Devon Conway, Lockie Ferguson, Kyle Jamieson, Tom Latham, Daryl Mitchell, Jimmy Neesham, Glenn Phillips, Rachin Ravindra, Mitch Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Will Young.
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? – New Zealand
Who will win?- India
Top Batter (Runs Scored) – Shubman Gill (India), Daryl Mitchell (New Zealand)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) - Jasprit Bumrah (India), Mitchell Santner (New Zealand)
Most Sixes – Shubman Gill (India), Daryl Mitchell (New Zealand)
Player of the Match- Shubman Gill (India)
Team Scores Batting first – India 310+, New Zealand 280+
Match Handicap: India
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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In-Play’ features, so stay tuned.
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