India vs New Zealand: who will enter final if match called off due to rain?
According to the International Cricket Council (ICC), 120 minutes extra time is allotted for semi-final and final matches. A reserved day is reserved if the result of the match does not come on the scheduled day.
The ICC ODI World Cup 2023 semi-final match between India and New Zealand will be played at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Wednesday. If the semi-final match is canceled due to rain, the fans are curious as to which team will enter the final.
According to the International Cricket Council (ICC), 120 minutes extra time is allotted for semi-final and final matches. A reserved day is reserved if the result of the match does not come on the scheduled day. If it is not possible to record a result even on the reserve day, the team with the best position in the points table will enter the finals.
Team India, who have won all nine matches in the league stage, are at the top with a total of 18 points. If the match between India and New Zealand is cancelled, Rohit Sharma’s team will make it to the final. Accordingly, the first semi-final will be held between India vs New Zealand teams on November 15 at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
Another semi-final match will be played on November 16 between Australia vs South Africa at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata. The winning team will directly enter the finals. Having won all the 9 matches played in the league, the Indian cricket team is expected to defeat the New Zealand team in the first semi-final and enter the final.
Both teams faced each other in the 2019 World Cup semis. Now India has made a master plan to take revenge. Team India has decided to make a change in its playing XI for the big game against New Zealand. This decision has been taken keeping in mind the batting depth of the New Zealand team.
The team management has decided to field a senior and experienced player keeping in mind the left-handed batsmen in the Black Caps team. It has been decided to replace Suryakumar Yadav with off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin. Suryakumar has given a good performance in the given opportunity. But the team is deciding to go with the 6th bowling option. It has been reported that this is necessary in a big match like a semi-final.
World Cup 2023 Semi Final India vs New Zealand: Team India predicted playing XI:
Rohit Sharma (captain), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul, Ravindra Jadeja, Suryakumar Yadav/Ravichandran Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj.