India defeated New Zealand by 4 wickets in their fifth match of the 2023 ODI World Cup on Sunday, October 22, at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium in Dharamsala. Chasing a target of 273, India got off to a shaky start, but Virat Kohli once again came to the rescue with a half-century. Mohammed Shami was the star of the show for India with the ball, claiming a five-wicket haul.
India vs. Bangladesh World Cup 2023: India Wins by 7 Wickets, Virat Kohli Scores Century
India defeated Bangladesh by 7 wickets in their fourth match of the 2023 ODI World Cup on Thursday, October 19, at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune. Chasing a target of 257, India got off to a quickfire start, thanks to fifties from Shubman Gill and captain Rohit Sharma. Virat Kohli then came in and scored a brilliant century to take India home.
India’s next match is against South Africa on Thursday, October 26, at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata. New Zealand’s next match is against England on Friday, October 27, at the Adelaide Oval in Adelaide.
India vs. Bangladesh
Bangladesh: 256/9 (50 overs) India: 257/3 (42.1 overs)
India vs. New Zealand
New Zealand: 272/9 (50 overs) India: 273/6 (49.5 overs)
Where to Watch
The India vs. South Africa match will be telecasted live on Star Sports and DD Sports in India. The New Zealand vs. England match will be telecasted live on Sky Sports and Fox Sports in the United Kingdom and Australia, respectively.
After five matches, India is at the top of the Group A table with 10 points. New Zealand is second with 10 points, but a lower net run rate.
India and New Zealand have played 112 ODIs against each other, with India winning 60 and New Zealand winning 49. The two teams have met in the World Cup on six previous occasions, with India winning four and New Zealand winning two.
India is the favorite to win the 2023 ODI World Cup, but New Zealand is a dangerous team that cannot be taken lightly. The match between India and New Zealand on October 22 was a thriller, and the upcoming match between the two teams is sure to be another exciting contest.