On November 15, at Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium, Team India (IND) will take on New Zealand (NZ) in a high-stakes encounter in the ongoing World Cup 2023 semi-final clash. This match holds profound significance for India, offering a chance for redemption after their defeat at Old Trafford four years ago. With an eager ambition to secure a coveted spot in the tournament's finale, India strives to overcome the haunting memories of the past.
Conversely, for the Kiwis, this semi-final presents an opportunity to replicate their previous success against India in a pivotal knockout fixture. The stage is set for an intense battle as both teams actively vie for supremacy and a ticket to the grand culmination of the ODI World Cup 2023.
IND vs NZ: Match Details
Match: India vs New Zealand, 1st Semifinal, ODI World Cup 2023
Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
Date & Time: 15th November, 2:00 PM IST
Streaming details: Star Sports Network and Hotstar
IND vs NZ: Pitch Report
Historically, Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai has gained renown for hosting high-scoring encounters. The pitch, characterized as a batting wicket with small boundaries facilitating easy fours and sixes, has been known to offer some assistance to spinners from a bowling perspective. However, spin bowlers may find the size of the boundaries challenging.
Teams batting first have achieved an average score of 261 runs on this pitch. Out of the 14 matches played with the decision to bat first, teams have secured victories in all, while in chasing scenarios, teams have won 13 matches. The highest score at Wankhede Stadium stands at 438/4, achieved by South Africa against hosts India in 2015.
IND vs NZ: Weather Report
AccuWeather predicts sunny conditions in Mumbai, featuring a minimum temperature of 26 degrees Celsius and a maximum temperature reaching 34 degrees Celsius. The day is devoid of any rain threats, with the air carrying 44 percent humidity. A gentle breeze is anticipated at a speed of 14 km per hour.
IND vs NZ: Head-to-Head records
In ODI World Cup tournaments, India and New Zealand have encountered each other in 10 matches. Among these, India emerged victorious in 4 games, while New Zealand secured wins in 5 instances. Additionally, one match concluded without a result.
IND vs NZ: Probable Playing XI
India: Rohit Sharma (C), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul (WK), Suryakumar Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Siraj
New Zealand: Devon Conway, Rachin Ravindra, Kane Williamson (C), Daryl Mitchell, Mark Chapman, Glenn Phillips, Tom Latham (WK), Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boul
IND vs NZ Dream11 Fantasy Teams
Head to Head
Wicketkeepers: KL Rahul
Batters: Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli (C), Kane Williamson, Daryl Mitchell, Shubman Gill
Allrounders: Ravindra Jadeja, Rachin Ravindra (VC)
Bowlers: Mohammad Shami, Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah
Wicketkeepers: KL Rahul
Batters: Rohit Sharma (C), Virat Kohli, Kane Williamson (VC), Daryl Mitchell
Allrounders: Ravindra Jadeja, Rachin Ravindra
Bowlers: Mohammad Shami, Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah, Kuldeep Yadav