India beat New Zealand by 4 wickets. In the 21st match of the 2023 Cricket World Cup held in Dharamsala, India secured a four-wicket victory over New Zealand. The Indian team successfully chased a target of 274 runs, finishing the game with four wickets in hand and two overs to spare. The Indian skipper Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill established a strong foundation for their team by contributing 71 runs in partnership.
India beat New Zealand by 4 wickets
Following the quick dismissals of both openers, Virat Kohli played a pivotal role, scoring 95 runs, and in collaboration with Shreyas Iyer, added 52 runs to stabilize the innings. Kohli then partnered with KL Rahul, contributing an additional 54 runs, followed by a 78-run partnership with Ravindra Jadeja. These partnerships brought India closer to its target. Unfortunately, Kohli fell just short of his century, but his efforts were crucial in guiding India to victory on the last ball of the 48th over.
India made a strong comeback in the closing overs by capturing the last six wickets and conceding just 30 runs. New Zealand concluded their innings at 273 runs after losing all their wickets in the allotted 50 overs. Mohammad Shami excelled with the ball, securing five wickets, while Kuldeep Yadav contributed two wickets. Mohammad Siraj and Jasprit Bumrah also took one wicket each, playing crucial roles in India’s victory.