In a high-scoring semifinal match, India has defeated New Zealand by 70 runs to advance to the Cricket World Cup final.
India posted an imposing total of 397 for four wickets after Virat Kohli’s record-breaking 50th hundred (117 runs) and Shreyas Iyer’s explosive 105.
In response, New Zealand’s Daryl Mitchell scored an excellent 134, but Mohammed Shami’s seven-wicket haul ensured India’s victory as New Zealand was bowled out for 327 in the 49th over.
This win propels India into the final, and they await the winner of the second semifinal between Australia and South Africa.
The final is scheduled for Sunday in Ahmedabad. However, the BCCI may change this, and the pitch, according to who their opposition is. Despite this being an ICC run tournament.