Written byRajdeep Saha ·
Kiwis, who resumed at 211/5 after rain played spoilsport on Tuesday, managed to score 239/8.
India lost quick wickets, before Ravindra Jadeja and MS Dhoni fought back. But the Kiwis held their nerves.
Kiwis reached their second consecutive World Cup final.
The left-arm pacer now has 39 career World Cup scalps.
He surpassed former South African hero Allan Donald (38) with this tally.
The Kiwi ace has extended his tally to 38 ODI wickets this year.
Boult now has 164 career ODI wickets. He achieved the same in just his 88th match.
Kane Williamson played a patient innings on Tuesday and scored a 95-ball 67.
He became the sixth batsman to score 500-plus runs in the ongoing World Cup (548).
He is now the fourth highest run-scorer in CWC 19 as well.
Williamson also went past 900 ODI runs in 2019 (918).
This was his sixth fifty this year and a 39th career one as well.
Ross Taylor (74) was the top run-scorer for New Zealand. The veteran star became the sixth batsman to score 900-plus ODI runs in 2019 (928). Taylor registered his seventh ODI fifty this year. He also notched his 50th ODI fifty.
The last time both these batsmen got dismissed for the same came against Pakistan in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 final.
Kohli's score in World Cup knockouts reads: 24, 9, 35, 3, 1 and 1.
That's a total of 73 runs from six games across three editions.
Kohli averages just 12.16.
Jasprit Bumrah (1/39) has 18 wickets in CWC 19.
JB also got to 25 ODI scalps in 2019. He is the fifth highest wicket-taker for India this year.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar (3/43) now has 128 career ODI wickets.
He went past Mohammed Shami (127) and is one short of Ravi Shastri (129).
Bhuvi also raced to 29 ODI scalps in 2019.
India were 92/6 at one stage, before Ravindra Jadeja joined MS Dhoni.
The two players got together and added a hundred-plus stand for the seventh wicket.
This is the highest seventh wicket stand for India in World Cup history.
Jadeja (77) slammed his 11th career ODI fifty.
This was also his maiden World Cup fifty.
Notably, his last ODI fifty had come in 2014.
Ravindra Jadeja becomes the first player to score a fifty batting at No.7 or lower in an ODI World Cup semi-final match.#INDvsNZ— Umang Pabari (@UPStatsman) July 10, 2019
Dhoni (50) went past the 750-run mark in World Cup cricket. He surpassed former Indian legend Yuvraj Singh (738) with this feat. MSD slammed his fifth career World Cup fifty. It was his 73rd career ODI fifty in his 350th match.
India kept NZ under control with some disciplined bowling.
Williamson and Taylor were superb for the Kiwis.
The conditions were overcast, before it started to rain heavily and that resulted in the match getting stopped.
India were stunned early on and the side kept losing wickets.
It was Dhoni and Jadeja that kept the side in the hunt.
Unfortunately, it wasn't enough.
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