Persistent rain deferred the ongoing semi-final clash of the ICC World Cup 2019 between India and New Zealand.
With Wednesday being a reserve day, the match would start from where it ended today.
Batting first, New Zealand so far have managed to score 211/5 in 46.1, with fans witnessing some great bowling from India.
Here is the report from Tuesday.
Winning the toss, Kane Williamson decided to bat first on a seemingly dry surface.
However, the decision backfired as they were off to an extremely slow start.
Jasprit Bumrah and Bhuvneshwar Kumar bowled their hearts out in the first power-play.
However, it was once again the pair of Williamson (67) and Ross Taylor (67*), who helped Kiwis to post 211/5, before rain halted play.
Bumrah has bowled the most number of maidens (9) in this World Cup.
Kiwis posted the lowest power-play total (27/1) in the 2019 edition of the World Cup.
Williamson became the highest run-scorer (548) for New Zealand in a World Cup.
NZ posted third slowest 100, in this World Cup.
In case Kiwis don't bat anymore and gameplay is reduced, following would be the revised totals for India:
46 over - 237
40 over - 223
35 over - 209
30 over - 192
25 over - 172
20 over - 148
Information on reserve day:First thing, they'll try to get a result today. Just like any normal rain interruption - shorten overs, DLS, etc. They'll go for the reserve day only if the result is not produced today, after all the methods, like a normal day.— Bharath Seervi (@SeerviBharath) July 9, 2019
Information on reserve day:First thing, they'll try to get a result today. Just like any normal rain interruption - shorten overs, DLS, etc. They'll go for the reserve day only if the result is not produced today, after all the methods, like a normal day.
In case there is rain interruption on Wednesday, the Duckworth-Lewis equation would come into picture, until the 20-over limit.
In case we don't get a game of at least 20-over a side, it would lead to the match being called off.
Meanwhile, India would qualify to the final on the basis of finishing above New Zealand in the opening round.
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