India vs New Zealand Twitter reactions: Twitter went crazy after India were knocked out of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019.
During the first semi-final of the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 between India and New Zealand at Old Trafford, New Zealand beat India by 18 runs to enter the World Cup final for the second time.
In a 240-run chase, India had almost lost sight of the chase when they lost vice-captain Rohit Sharma (1) and captain Virat Kohli (1) cheaply. With New Zealand bowlers continuing to make inroads into the Indian lineup, India were reduced to 92/6 in the 31st over.
It was a 116-run partnership for the seventh wicket between wicket-keeper batsman Mahendra Singh Dhoni and all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja which saw India staging one of the most dramatic comebacks in the history of World Cups. However, it wasn’t enough as New Zealand dismissed both the cricketers at just the right time.
While Jadeja got out for an exceptional 77 (59) with the help of four fours and four sixes in the 48th over, Dhoni departed in the following over after scoring 50 (72) with the help of one four and one six. With bowling figures of 10-1-37-3, Matt Henry was the highest wicket-taker for New Zealand.
After New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson won the toss and chose to bat, New Zealand scored 239/8 in their allotted quota of 50 overs. Scoring his 50th ODI half-century, veteran batsman Ross Taylor top-scored for New Zealand scoring 74 (90) with the help of three fours and a six. With bowling figures of 10-1-43-1, India fast bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar was the pick of their bowlers.
India vs New Zealand Twitter reactions:
What a game! #backtheblackcaps
Finals time! Let’s go one better than 2015.
— Grant Elliott (@grantelliottnz) July 10, 2019
Jadeja played the innings of his life , and what a day to do so. Dhoni and him got us in it from nowhere but alas wasn’t enough . Well fought India and congratulations to NZ on reaching the finals. #IndvNZ
— Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) July 10, 2019
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) July 10, 2019
— Sreshth Shah (@sreshthx) July 10, 2019
— Deep Dasgupta (@DeepDasgupta7) July 10, 2019
— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) July 10, 2019
— Anand Vasu (@anandvasu) July 10, 2019
— Rajdeep Sardesai (@sardesairajdeep) July 10, 2019
Congratulations to Kane Williamson and the @BLACKCAPS for making it to a second successive World Cup Finals. Ravindra Jadeja along with Dhoni fought brilliantly and got India so close but NZ were brilliant with the new ball and that was decisive. #IndvNZ
— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) July 10, 2019
Required run-rate climbed to 9-10 runs per over and Dhoni was leaving balls and putting pressure on Pandya and Jadeja. Dhoni ended up with 50 off 72 balls at a strike-rate of 69.44 with only 1 four and 1 six#CWC19 #INDvNZ
— Saj Sadiq (@Saj_PakPassion) July 10, 2019
— Melinda Farrell (@melindafarrell) July 10, 2019
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) July 10, 2019
If only India had a couple more Bits & pieces cricketers …. !!! #CWC19
— Michael Vaughan (@MichaelVaughan) July 10, 2019
India won all their world cups when the Congress was in power 😭😭😭
— Kunal Kamra (@kunalkamra88) July 10, 2019
Tough luck, boys. Well played. You’ve won hearts with your efforts throughout the tournament.
— Suresh Raina🇮🇳 (@ImRaina) July 10, 2019
— Sarmad Cheema (@Sarmad00777) July 10, 2019
— Sobia Mushtaq (@sobia1919) July 10, 2019
— Omar (@Tvvittergod1) July 10, 2019
— Abdul Raffay Rashid (@Raffayabdul07) July 10, 2019
It’s called Karma! India helped Newzealand qualify for semis by intentionally losing to England just to throw Pakistan out of the WC. And the same Newzealand outclassed them. Dear #India hope you learn some sportsman spirit from this.😂🔥
— Annu 🔥🇵🇰 (@Annu_155) July 10, 2019
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