Black Caps lose to India in Cricket World Cup

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New Zealand have lost their first game of the World Cup, losing to India.

India chased down New Zealand’s target of 274 to win by four wickets with 12 balls remaining.

Virat Kohli scored 95, coming close to tying the record for the most ODI hundreds. He now has 69 ODI half-centuries.

Mohammed Shami played a crucial role in India’s victory with his splendid return of 5-54 in 10 overs.

This was India’s fifth straight win at the tournament, and they top the table. New Zealand is second after suffering their first loss.

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