Virat Kohli IND vs NZ: India vs New Zealand 2023 World Cup Match TodayHala Semi-Final (India vs New Zealand, 1st Semi-Final) will play the match. India are at the top of the table with 18 points after winning all their league stage matches while New Zealand are fourth with 10 points. All eyes are on Virat Kohli (Virat Kohli’s record vs. New Zealand). Kohli has scored the most runs in this World Cup but his performance in the semi-finals of the World Cup is being questioned. Kohli has played three World Cup semi-final matches so far and has scored a total of 11 runs. In 2011, Kohli scored 9 runs in the semi-final against Pakistan.
Kohli scored 1 run in the 2015 semi-final against Australia, while Kohli scored 1 run against New Zealand in the 2019 semi-final match. Kohli may have failed in the semi-final of the World Cup but as a player he has performed brilliantly in the World Cup. Kohli has played a total of 35 matches in the World Cup so far in which he has scored 1859 runs at an average of 58, including 4 centuries and 11 fifties. In 35 matches, Kohli has been dismissed for a clean sheet only once.
Kohli’s good performance against New Zealand: If we look at Kohli’s batting against New Zealand in the World Cup, Kohli has played only two matches against New Zealand and scored a total of 96 runs. In 2019, Kohli played his first World Cup match against New Zealand. Kohli scored one run in this match. Kohli scored 95 runs against New Zealand on October 22 in this World Cup. If we leave the World Cup aside, Kohli’s record against New Zealand has been good. On 25 August 2010, Kohli played his first ODI against New Zealand. Kohli scored only 8 runs in this match. Kohli scored a century in the second ODI against New Zealand. Kohli scored 105 runs in this match played in Guwahati on 28 November 2010, followed by half-centuries against New Zealand on 1 December 2010 and 4 December 2010.
After Sachin, Kohli has scored the most runs against New Zealand. Sachin has scored 1750 runs in 42 matches while Kohli has scored 1528 runs in 40 matches. Kohli’s average is 56.59 while Sachin’s is 46.05. Both have scored 5 centuries each against New Zealand. Sehwag has the most 6 centuries to his name. Kohli has scored the most half-centuries against New Zealand. Kohli has scored 9 fifties. Sachin has 8 half-centuries to his name. Kohli’s highest score against New Zealand is 153 runs. Kohli made this record on 23 October 2016 at the ground in Mohali. Batting first, New Zealand scored 289 runs. Chasing a target of 290 runs, India lost two wickets for 41 runs but Kohli’s brilliant innings saw India win the match by 7 wickets. Mahendra Singh Dhoni scored 80 runs in this match.
Kohli’s century against New Zealand at the Wankhede Stadium: Only one match has been played between India and New Zealand at the Wankhede Stadium. On 22 October 2017, the first ODI match was played between India and New Zealand at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. This was the first match between the two teams at this ground. After winning the toss and batting first, India scored 284 runs. Virat Kohli scored the highest 121 runs from India. This is India’s highest score against New Zealand on this ground so far. Thomas William Latham played an innings of 103 runs for New Zealand in this match and New Zealand won the match by 6 wickets.