Virat Kohli and his boys are ready to take the challenge against New Zealand in the semi-final game of the 2019 season of the showpiece event at Old Trafford in Manchester on July 8. It is one of the most anticipated games in the ongoing Men's Cricket World Cup in England.
The Black Caps lost the games in their last 3 matches as they are not in a good form right now. Earlier, Kiwis entered into the tournament as favorites but they lost the games against Australia, England and Pakistan.
Indian cricket team are in good form as they lost only 1 match against England in their group league stage. Rohit Sharma are in ominous form as he hit 5 centuries in the World Cup while no other cricketer in the world achieved this milestone so far. Without any doubts, India have a clean edge over New Zealand to win the first semifinal match.
Let us have a probable playing XI between 2 teams.
India's Probable Playing XI
Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Virat Kohli (C), Rishabh Pant, MS Dhoni (WK), Dinesh Karthik, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammad Shami and Jasprit Bumrah.
New Zealand's Probable Playing XI
Martin Guptill, Henry Nicholls, Kane Williamson (C), Ross Taylor, Tom Latham (WK), James Neesham, Colin de Grandhomme, Mitchell Santner, Lockie Ferguson, Matt Henry and Trent Boult.
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