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ICC World Cup 2019: 1st Semifinal, India vs New Zealand – India’s Predicted Playing XI

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India, who have looked thorough barring the game against host England will go up against New Zealand in the first semifinal of the ICC World Cup 2019 on July 9 (Tuesday) at the Old Trafford in Manchester. The league game between these two sides was a washout, and both of them will look to play better cricket a seal a berth in the finals.

Team India players have complimented each other well so far in the World Cup and will look to continue doing so in the final two games of the tournament. While Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli have stood up with the bat, Jasprit Bumrah has been leading the bowling unit. Mohammed Shami, Hardik Pandya, and the spinners have stepped up whenever needed.

Virat Kohli & Co is likely to make two changes to their playing XI which took on the game against Sri Lanka when they go up against the 2015 World Cup runners.

Here is the precited playing XI for India for the 1st semifinal of the ICC World Cup 2019 against New Zealand at the Old Trafford in Manchester:

Also read: ICC World Cup 2019: Faf du Plessis Predicts India-England Final


Rohit Sharma. Credit: Twitter

Rohit Sharma has been in supreme form since the start of the World Cup and is currently the highest run-scorer of the tournament. He has already scored five centuries and a half-century in the competition and will look continue the excellent form to take India to the finals.

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Ankush Das

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