Kohli Scores 95 Runs Indian Bowler Mohammed Shami Takes 5 Wickets.
After securing their fifth consecutive victory in the World Cup, the Indian cricket team has taken the top position on the points table.
In the World Cup, India defeated New Zealand by 4 wickets. Virat Kohli played an outstanding innings, scoring 95 runs. The Kiwis had set a target of 274 runs, which Team India achieved two overs before the end of the match. The match was temporarily delayed during India’s batting due to inclement weather conditions.
The match between India and New Zealand took place at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Stadium in Dharamshala.
India won the toss and invited New Zealand to bat first. The New Zealand team scored 273 runs in their allotted 50 overs.
In response, India reached the target of 274 runs in 48 overs, thanks to Virat Kohli’s excellent batting performance. Kohli scored 95 runs, hitting 2 sixes and 8 fours.
Indian captain Rohit Sharma scored 46, Shreyas Iyer scored 33, and Ravindra Jadeja contributed 39 runs. Before that, Devon Conway played a crucial role in getting New Zealand to 273 runs. The Kiwi batsman scored an impressive century, making 130 runs, and he hit 5 sixes and 9 fours.
From New Zealand’s side, Rachin Ravindra scored 75 runs, including 1 six and 6 fours in his innings.
Apart from Virat Kohli’s performance with the bat, Mohammed Shami emerged as the most successful bowler for India, taking 5 wickets and winning the Player of the Match award. Besides Shami, Kuldip Yadav took 2 wickets, while Mohammed Siraj and Jasprit Bumrah took 1 wicket each.
After securing their fifth consecutive victory in the World Cup, the Indian cricket team has taken the top position on the points table. New Zealand is in the second position, South Africa is third, and Australia is fourth. The national team of Pakistan is in the fifth position with 4 points.
It’s important to note that at the end of the group stage, the top 4 teams will qualify for the semifinals.