The semifinal match between India and New Zealand is to happen on November 15 on the infamous pitch of Wankhede Stadium. The unbeatable Indian team is all set to face the Kiwis. If we go by the point table, India tops the list but what fills the Indian fans with anxiety is the fact that India has never won a semifinal match against New Zealand.
Even if we see the matches of the ICC World Cup 2023, defeating every other team was easier for India than New Zealand. The Kiwis have never been easy to win over.
However, cricket fans are expecting another 100 from Virat Kohli who has just equated himself with Sachin Tendulkar after smashing 49 centuries. On whether he will be able to hit another century to mark the 50th century in ODI, his coach Raj Kumar Sharma says, “Virat is playing very well and as a coach, I will want him to hit another century. I want Virat Kohli to play the next World Cup as well. The kind of momentum India is in, it won’t be difficult to beat New Zealand in the Semi-Finals. India is a strong team and our morale is very high…”
#WATCH | Delhi: Ahead of the India vs New Zealand Semi-Final match, Virat Kohli’s coach Raj Kumar Sharma says, “As a coach, I would want Virat to play really well and I want India to win the match. I can pray for that (Virat’s 50th ODI century). I want Virat Kohli to play the… pic.twitter.com/JZXn0bHmeZ
— ANI (@ANI) November 14, 2023
The match has just begun and Kohli fans can’t wait to see him making wonders on the pitch. Tough fight or easy game, whatever it’s going to be, Indian cricket fans only want one thing and that is the World Cup trophy.