New Zealand’s hat trick wins fix their spot in Semi-Final. Their winning story started by beating the Host India by 47 runs at Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur. New Zealand hadn’t given a big number to chase for India, New Zealand made 126/7 in 20 overs. In response to this low total India had a very good chance to defeat New Zealand revenge their past losses against Kiwis, but India missed this chance. They scored only 79 in 18.1 overs. Visitors bowling attack made every Indian Batsmen to go to pavilion back-to back. Even in-form batsmen didn’t make their expected contribution to their team’s total. Mitchell Santner claimed Man of the Match Title.
New Zealand’s second victory was against Australia. In Response to New Zealand’s 142/8 in 20 overs Australia managed to get only 134 losing 9 wickets in 20 overs thus Kiwis got the win by 8 runs. Smith’s Army was keen to register their victory but eventually they failed to do it. This thrilling was played at Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsal. Mitchell McClenaghan was declared the Man of the Match.
New Zealand’s third successive victory came at Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali over Pakistan. Again Kiwis batted first to give Pakistani player a 181 runs to chase down. Afridi and his team failed to do that. Pak’s 5 batsmen accumulated only 158 after exhausting 20 overs .Martin Guptill was declared Man of the Match for his 80 runs off 48 balls maintaining the SR of 166.67(10*3). this triumph place Kiwis in Semi-Final for Group 2.
Now the Question is , who will challenge Black Caps in Semi-Final India, Austarlia or Pakistan? Guess…….Cricket Fans. Who is your favorite? You would love to see that winning Semi-Final and getting spot in Final. But its all depend on their performance in matches ahead.
Australia and Pakistan have a game changer match Today at Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali at evening 7 pm. Both the teams are keen to win this match. Pakistan is at third place in Group 2 while Australia managed themselves at fourth. India and Australia will play their their fate deciding match on Sunday, 27th March 2016. For the live steaming of above matches log on to www.starsports.com