New Zealand stun India by 18 runs to reach World Cup final

Ross Taylor and Tom Latham will continue to the New Zealand innings

Captain Virat Kohli described the loss as "45 minutes of bad cricket".

Kohli's team crashed to an unexpected 18-run defeat against New Zealand in the semi-finals at Old Trafford on Wednesday.

He told Sky Sports: "It's tough, but New Zealand deserve it, they put us under pressure and came through in the key moments".

We've tried Dinesh Karthik, we've tried Jadeja, we've tried Vijay Shankar, three guys have been tried and they've not proved useful so maybe we can find a good youngster for No.5.

But, if rain still affect the game, as per the rain rules of the International Cricket Council for the semi-finals and final, if there is no result on the scheduled match day, play will continue on the reserve day, using the same start time and hours of play as the scheduled match day. "Absolutely what we needed to get, we got in the field and we thought we had restricted New Zealand to a total which was quite chaseable on any surface".

"Jadeja came in and hitting the ball better than anybody in both teams was very, very valuable".

"I think Jaddu had an outstanding game, outstanding couple of games", Kohli said. New Zealand defended 239 and marched into the finals.

"So contributions can come in so many different ways and I think we have seen on the fielding charts he has been right up there and for him to do that and pull off what was a significant turning point in the match was special", Williamson said.

New Zealand paceman Matt Henry was the wrecker-in-chief as he sent the in-form Sharma trudging back to the pavilion in his very first over.

Srikkanth feels Indian batsmen should have been more aggressive in their approach against left-arm spinner Mitchell Santner, who returned with impressive figures of 2/34.

The pair gave India hope during a World Cup record seventh-wicket stand of 116, with the former leading the way with 77.

"They literally finished off the backbone of the Indian side and then there was a good fightback, hats off to MS Dhoni and Ravindra Jadeja, especially Jadeja in just his second game of the World Cup", he said.

"We are sad but not devastated".

"We've played outstanding cricket throughout this tournament".

"Today we were not good enough".

"You finish No 1 in the table and then a spell of bad cricket and you are out of the tournament completely".

Related News:

Most liked

Fed Minutes Show Many Saw a Stronger Rate-Cut Case
Rates remained close to zero for years. "Manufacturing, trade and investment are weak all around the world". Some characterized a likely rate cut late this month as an "insurance policy" against an economic downturn.

Poloz Puts Canadian Rates Firmly on Hold Amid Global Trade Risks
The USD/CAD pair seems to be edging lower following these remarks and was last down 0.1% on the day at 1.3110. The Bank of Canada is unique among its peers in that most data is trending in the right direction.

Operation Apocalypse Z Live Stream Time and PS4 News
Drop into the new mode Alcatraz Portals Horde to battle to survive enemies and the horde. As well, other new maps, The Museum of Unnatural History and Havana , will be available.

Flooding Causes Amtrak Trains To Stop Between D.C. And New Carrollton
Nearly a month's worth of rain fell in just one hour in Washington D.C., Monday, bringing a halt to the morning rush hour. The forecast calls for sunny and dry conditions over D.C. for the next two days, with rain chances returning on Thursday.

Warriors waiving veteran guard Livingston
The waive-and-stretch - spreading $666,000 over three years - keeps Golden State slightly under the $138.9 million tax apron. He has been with the team since the 2014-15 season, winning three championships and reaching five NBA Finals with the Dubs.

European Union calls on Iran to uphold nuclear deal, reverse uranium enrichment breach
Iran has said the steps were a response to the sanctions the United States reinstated when it abandoned the deal previous year . The ambassador called on Iran to reverse its nuclear steps and halt any plans for further advancements in the future.

Nintendo Switch Lite’s lack of adaptability defeats the Switch’s objective
The Switch Lite comes with a smaller 5.5-inch screen, but the official announcement does not mention the resolution of the screen. As a result, some games such as 1-2 Switch will require pairing seperate Joy-Cons in order to be played.

Lord of the Rings free-to-play MMO announced by Amazon
However, Amazon made it clear that the upcoming MMO and the TV show are unrelated, and are being developed separately. We also do not know when the Lord of the Rings MMO will be released nor which platforms it will eventually arrive on.

American Airlines sees $185 million profit hit from Boeing MAX grounding
Cash generated from 787 Dreamliner deliveries, defense and services sales should soften some of the blow, he said . The first lost order for a 737 Max was from Flyadeal , the budget airline run by Saudi Arabian Airlines .

USD Spikes Lower as Dovish Fed Powell Sets Stage for Rate Cuts
Mr Powell, giving evidence to a hearing in Washington , has come under pressure from Donald Trump to cut rates. However, as Powell noted, "crosscurrents" concerning trade policies and global growth have reared their head.

UK's Boris Johnson refuses to back envoy to U.S. amid diplomatic row
He added that he didn't think it was "necessarily the right thing" for the President to tweet the remarks. "So my answer is no". I for one would be prepared to seek a judicial review to prevent parliament being bypassed.

Women's national soccer team parades through NYC's 'Canyon of Heroes'
The 2026 World Cup is being co-hosted by the US, Mexico and Canada, and games will be split across the three countries. Funds would not be made available or appropriated until the teams - which are managed by the nonprofit U.S.

IBM Closed The Biggest Deal Ever
IBM and Red Hat have deep open source values and experience. "The acquisition of Red Hat is a game-changer". IBM expects it to add about two points of compound annual revenue growth over a five-year period.

Three key World Cup battles
Unfortunately for New Zealand , Williamson's two centuries, in back-to-back games, are the only centuries the team has mustered. On the other hand, New Zealand hasn't had a good opening start as Martin Guptill has failed to deliver the goods.

Manchester United Identify New Target?
Perhaps Arsenal can call on their striker to turn agent and speak with his global teammate if the club are indeed interested. I want to show the whole world what I am capable of". "They are giving me the opportunity to be able to go elsewhere".