Shami, Kohli star as India take top of the table – CWC23 | INDvsNZ

INDvsNZ: India has a perfect score of 5 out of 5 and won by 4 wickets against New Zealand. Today, so many headlines across the Indian subcontinent will revolve around this victory. Kohli has once again been the toast of the nation. Few people now consider him obsolete. Few thought he had passed his prime.

The man has demonstrated his class during the campaign and came to the celebration again tonight. Even his most recent adversary, the SLAs, didn’t bother him much. He never stopped looking for a way out. Cricket may be compared to chess at times, and Kohli knows a thing or two about mind games. The entire country is already decked out in festive fervor in honor of the holiday season.

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Today Match Details

Match: IND vs NZ, 21st Match, ICC Cricket World Cup 2023

Date: Sunday, October 22, 2023

Toss: India won the toss and opt to bowl

Time: 2:00 PM (IST)

Venue: Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala

Match Summary

This is India’s fifth successful run chase as far in CWC23. Rohit, Gill, Iyer, and Rahul all earned starts, but none of them resulted in anything significant.

Kohli let go of the helm and continued to guide India toward their goal. He just never had to take the extra risk and followed his plan to the letter.

SKY was unfortunate to be run-out as a result of some poor calling. But Kohli remained undeterred.

Jadeja stepped in and was the ideal second fiddle to Kohli. He took his team home with a few timely boundaries. There were concerns about his batting, but Jadeja has been in excellent form throughout this World Cup with practically everything.

New Zealand Top Performer’s

  • Daryl Mitchellc 130(127) | 4s-9, 6s-5
  • Rachin Ravindra 75(87) | 4s-6, 6s-1
  • Lockie Ferguson O-8, R-63, W-2

India Top Performer’s

  • Virat Kohlic 95(104) | 4s-8, 6s-2
  • Rohit Sharma 46(40) | 4s-4, 6s-4
  • Shami O-10, R-54, W-5 (Player of the Match)