New Zealand set a winning target of 240 for India

New Zealand set a winning target of 240 for India

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New Zealand made a total of 239 for 8 in the 50 overs on Wednesday in the World Cup semi-finals against India at Old Trafford stadium in Manchester.

New Zealand started from 211 for 5, but Ross Taylor(74) was surrendered to a run out by Ravindra Jadeja. It was also a day of Bhuvaneshwar Kumar who picked three wickets of Colin de Grandhomme, Tom Latham and Matt Henry.

New Zealand who batted 3.5 remaining overs could add only 28 runs more to their Tuesday’s total of 211.

The weather forecast of intermittent rain on Wednesday will be a blessing in disguise for India as India will be through to the World Cup 2019 final. According to the decision, the New Zeland will resume their innings at 211 for 5 in 46.1 overs. But weather forecast predicts intermittent rain in Manchester’s Old Traford stadium on Wednesday.

The weather forecast says the weather in Manchester will remain cloudy from 1 pm to 4 pm IST. However, at 5 pm IST, rain is expected to hit Old Trafford but should ease a bit between 6 to 8 pm. It is expected to return from 9 pm to 11 pm IST with chances of play getting affected on multiple occasions. If the match is called off on the reserve day because of their higher position on the points table.