After India’s resounding victory over New Zealand in the first semi-final match of the World Cup, the whole country is jubilant. Now India is just one step away from becoming world champions for the third time. The final will be played in Ahmedabad on Sunday, November 19. The second team for the final will be decided by the second semi-final between Australia and South Africa on Thursday. India’s win against New Zealand last night was really great. But, along with the brilliant performance of the players, nature also played an important role in India’s victory in this match.
This is not what we are saying, but these are the words of fast bowler Mohammad Shamina, who wreaked havoc on the opposition team from India in the last match. Mohammed Shami In this match, he bowled the best of his career and took seven wickets. He shattered the entire New Zealand team. He did this at a time when all of India’s big bowlers were proving ineffective against the opposition. After this win, Shami mentioned Prakriti’s story in a conversation with OTT platform Hot Star.
In fact, if we analyze the last match closely, it is not that the game was one-sided. India certainly batted well and gave the opposition a great target to win, but no one can say that the New Zealand team cannot achieve this score. Virat Kohli scored his 50th ODI century for India. Shreyar Iyer He also did wonders with the bat and scored a century. New Zealand on the other hand is a great team and has many explosive batsmen.
Shami was worried about India’s 397 runs
Talking to Hot Star, Shami said that when India scored 397 runs against Vishal score As he stood up there were lines of worry on his forehead along with happiness. He said that when India batted first and made such a big score, we started to fear that this pitch was completely suitable for batting. Along with this, there will be mist during the night and then the pitch will become more suitable for batting. If this had happened, the bowlers would not have received much support.
But, nature supported us here. Contrary to expectations, there was no fog last night. If there was mist, the ball would slip and hit the bat nicely. In such New Zealand As if batting has become easy for the team. He told another detail behind this victory. New Zealand did not start well. His players could not score runs at a quick pace in the early overs. However, with a partnership of 181 runs for the third wicket, India became worried. This pair was also broken once by Shami.
Talking about the weather in Mumbai, it was a clear day last night. No rain was predicted earlier. Wednesday night was definitely foggy though. In such a situation, there was hope of dew during the match. So the pitch would have been more suitable for the batsmen. But, it did not happen and nature also contributed to India’s victory.
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First published: November 16, 2023, 11:54 IST