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Manchester, July 09, Tuesday at 03:00 PM IST

After an enthralling five weeks league round, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 advances into the business end as it’s time for the semi-finals. The first semi-final will be played between India and New Zealand at Old Trafford, Manchester on Tuesday.

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With seven wins and a draw in nine games, India clinched the top spot from Australia in the league stage points table and will lock horns with fourth-placed New Zealand. Their league stage game was washed away due to rain and team India will leave no stone unturned to be the finalist in World Cup 2019. With both the openers smashing a century against Sri Lanka and Jasprit Bumrah picking up three wickets, the team looks in a good rhythm.

The 2015 runner-ups New Zealand, on the opposite, would be low on confidence after facing three successive losses in the league stage. The Kiwis will have to put up a strong team performance to counter the high flying Men In Blue.

The clash will begin at 03:30 PM IST.

Emirates Old Trafford Pitch Report

A total of five games have been played at the venue in the tournament so far and all five have been won by the team batting first as the wicket tends to slow down in the second innings.

Also, the weather forecasts suggest a cloudy day with chances of some odd light showers later in the day which could tempt both the skippers to bat first.

Venue Stats-

Avg 1st inn score: 222

Avg 2nd inn score: 196

Highest Total: 397/6 (50 Ov) by ENG vs AFG

Lowest Total: 45/10 (40.3 Ov) by Can vs ENG

IND vs NZ Team News:

  • A couple of changes are expected in the Indian line up
  • M Shami and Y Chahal were rested in the last encounter and are certain to return
  • It will be interesting to watch if the side goes with three pacers or two spinners
  • With R Jadeja in the line-up, Y Chahal is likely to replace Kuldeep Yadav
  • Dinesh Karthik’s spot is also doubtful. Kedar Jadhav can come into the side as a sixth bowling option
  • Lockie Ferguson is fit and is likely to replace Tim Southee in the setup
  • Colin Munro is expected to remain on the bench

IND vs NZ Playing 11:

The probable IND vs NZ playing 11 is listed below.

India-

Wicketkeeper: MS Dhoni

Batsmen: Rohit Sharma, R Pant, V Kohli, KL Rahul, Dinesh Karthik/Kedar Jadhav

All-rounder: Hardik Pandya, R Jadeja

Bowlers: M Shami/Bhuvaneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Kuldeep Yadav/Y Chahal

Bench: Kedar Jadhav, Mayank Agarwal, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammed Shami

New Zealand-

Wicketkeeper: Tom Latham

Batsmen: Ross Taylor, Martin Guptill, Kane Williamson (c), Henry Nicholls

All-rounder: Colin de Grandhomme, James Neesham

Bowlers: Trent Boult, Matt Henry, Mitchell Santner, L Ferguson

Bench – Colin Munro, Ish Sodhi, T Southee, Tom Blundell

Squads:

India-

Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Hardik Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav, Virat Kohli (c), Dinesh Karthik (wk), KL Rahul, Rohit Sharma (vc), Kedar Jadhav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, R Pant, MS Dhoni (wk), Ravindra Jadeja

New Zealand-

Jimmy Neesham, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee (vc), Mitchell Santner, Kane Williamson (c), Colin de Grandhomme, Colin Munro, Tom Blundell (wk), Trent Boult, Lockie Ferguson, Matt Henry, Tom Latham (wk), Henry Nicholls, Martin Guptill, Ross Taylor

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