Who Won? India Vs New Zealand | 21st Match of World Cup 2023 – 22 Oct Match Performance, Scores Updates

Uswa Toheed

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Who Won India Vs New Zealand 21st Match of World Cup 2023 – 22 Oct Match Performance, Scores Updates

The undefeated teams India and New Zealand played a thrilling 21st match of the ICC World Cup 2023 at Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamshala on October 22, 2023.

The toss went in India’s favor and they chose to bowl. After playing first, the New Zealand team scored 273 runs. The Indian team won the match to score 274 runs in 48 overs. India is the only unbeatable team in this tournament to date. Mohammad Shami was announced the Player of the match after taking a wicket haul.

Ind vs NZ

Playing XI

IndiaNew Zealand
Rohit SharmaDevon Conway
Shubman GillWill Young
Virat KohliRachin Ravindra
Shreyas IyerDaryl Mitchell
KL RahulTom Latham (C)
Suryakumar YadavGlenn Phillips
Ravindra JadejaMark Chapman
Mohammad ShamiMitchell Santner
Jasprit BumrahMatt Henry
Kuldeep YadavLockie Ferguson
Mohammad SirajTrent Boult

So, the match started at a fixed time. The Indian team gave batting first to New Zealand. In their first over, the openers Devon Conway and Will Young scored no runs. Will start to gain runs with a four. Devon Conway who is an attacking batsman played at the top, scored 0 runs after wasting 9 balls. Moreover, the very first strong wicket fell at the start of the match disturbing the team. Secondly, they needed to give a strong target. But it was their bad luck that both openers went back for just 19 runs. Rachin Ravindra and Daryl Mitchell struggled against New Zealand after dropping two wickets.

India's Bowling 21st match 2023 World Cup

The Indian bowlers gave them a difficult time and the scoring of the batters was very slow. Rachin Ravindra completed his 50 on the ball of Kuldeep Yadav. Daryl Mitchell also made a half-century off 60 balls. They both played many dot balls. After that, Rachin Ravindra just added 75 runs in the 86 deliveries and was caught out by Mohammad Shami. Tom Latham joined Mitchell. But he made only one boundary, a single and an lbw to Kuldeep Yadav. He failed to understand the strategy of the ball. Moreover, it was disturbing for New Zealand that two powerful back-to-back wickets dropped. But the presence of Mitchell on the crease was a good sign.

Daryl Mitchell scored a century in 100 deliveries. Glenn Phillips played 26 balls and scored 23 runs in which he hit a six and went back to the pavilion on the ball of Kuldeep. The bowlers did not score freely. Additionally, the Indian bowler Shami grabbed two wickets of Mitchell Santner and Matt Henry in one over. Shami bowls brilliantly. Unfortunately, Daryl Mitchell was out in the 3rd last ball of the innings. He wanted to hit a six but was out. He scored 130 off 127 balls. Boult was out while trying to make a single on the last ball. They gave them a target of 274 runs. They scored 273 runs in the loss of 10 wickets.

India did a great job of limiting them to just 273 runs. Mohammad Shami took a best figure of five wickets. In addition, Kuldeep grabbed two wickets.

The Indian team also remained undefeated in this match. The target was not easy and not much difficult but the victory came to India’s side. Rohit Sharma took a great start and made a boundary in his second ball. The bad luck that Rohit Sharma could not complete his half-century and was bowled out by Ferguson. But he included the smashed 46 runs in which 4 boundaries and 4 sixes. After that, one wicket fell the other. Shubman Gill went to the pavilion after scoring just 26 runs off 31 balls. The target became difficult with time.

21st Match ind vs NZ

Kohli reached 50 runs in 60 deliveries. Shreyas Iyer was out on the ball after scoring 33 runs. KL Rahul added 27 runs and was out on the ball of Santner by lbw. Suryakumar played just 4 balls and his wicket dropped down. Ravindra Jadeja and Virat Kohli helped out the team to chase the target.

Virat Kohli’s strongest innings balanced the team; he scored 95 runs off 104 balls. He hits 8 fours and 2 sixes. While trying to hit a six, he was caught out by Henry. It was his bad day that only 5 runs remained to complete his century. Moreover, it was also disappointing for the fans of Kohli. On the other side, Ravindra Jadeja played the last shot and made a boundary to chase the target. They chase the target when 12 balls are left. Mohammad Shami was named the Player of the Match with his smashing bowling.

Scorecard of Both Teams

New Zealand Batting

BattingRBM4s6sS/R
Devon Conway0961000.00
Will Young1727413062.96
Rachin Ravindra75871336186.20
Daryl Mitchell13012719295102.36
Tom Latham (C)57161071.42
Glenn Phillips2326360188.46
Mark Chapman68110075.00
Mitchell Santner1230050.00
Matt Henry011000.00
Lockie Ferguson15120020.00
Trent Boult011000.00
Extras15
Total27350 Ov

India Bowling

BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
Jasprit Bumrah1014514.5000
Mohammad Siraj1014514.5040
Mohammad Shami1005455.4000
Ravindra Jadeja1004804.8000
Kuldeep Yadav1007327.3030

India Batting

BattingRBM4s6sS/R
Rohit Sharma46404444115.00
Shubman Gill2631535083.87
Virat Kohli951041548291.34
Shreyas Iyer33293260113.79
KL Rahul2735433077.14
Suryakumar Yadav2480050.00
Ravindra Jadeja3944633188.63
Mohammad Shami11200100.00
Extras5
Total274/648 Ov

New Zealand Bowling

BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
Trent Boult1006016.0010
Matt Henry905516.1100
Mitchell Santner1003713.7000
Lockie Ferguson806327.8720
Rachin Ravindra904605.1110
Glenn Phillips201206.0000

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