India cricket team captain Virat Kohli and New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson were seen sharing an embrace that captures the heart-breaking mood of a nation as India went down fighting to the Black Caps in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. India Crash Out of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 After Losing to New Zealand, Kane Williamson and Co Qualify for Final.
A lot had gone into the build up to the semi-final between India and New Zealand in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. The rain affected match had to be played in the course of two days as reserve day had to be used for the completion of the game. IND vs NZ Highlights of Semi-Final Match.
After the loss, team India players and the fans were naturally dejected and captain Virat Kohli looked distraught. But New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson was seen embracing the Indian skipper after the loss. Ravindra Jadeja Scores First ODI Half-Century Since 2014 During IND vs NZ Semi-Final Encounter in CWC 2019.
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Earlier, New Zealand captain Kane Williamson won an important toss and decided to bat first. New Zealand did not get off to a great start but a good partnership between Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor helped New Zealand get to 239/8 in 50 overs. Virat Kohli Reminiscences About Facing Kane Williamson in U-19 World Cup 11 Years Ago on Eve of IND vs NZ Clash in ICC CWC 2019, Watch Video.
India came out to bat with openers Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul coming with runs under their belt and three hundred runs partnerships. However, Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul and Virat Kohli all departed with one run each and India had lost more than 6 wickets even before reaching the score of 100. However, India lost the match by 18 runs even after MS Dhoni and Ravinder Jadeja took the team close to the target of 240 set by New Zealand.