The Latest World Cup Matches: Stats, Results, and Stand-Out Performers



The India vs New Zealand semi-final at ICC World Cup 2023 promises to be a thrilling encounter, potentially extending to the final ball, given the great form of the two teams. India’s stellar performance in the World Cup, having conquered all nine opponents, adds an extra layer of anticipation to the clash at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai on November 15. When examining the historical matchups between India and New Zealand in ICC World Cups, the statistics tilt in favor of the Kiwis, who have showcased dominance over the years. Notably, excluding the current edition, India’s last World Cup victory against New Zealand dates back to the 2003 tournament, as encounters were missed in 2007, 2011, and 2015. Recap of the Last 5 World Cup Clashes:
ICC World Cup 2023: In Dharamshala, India secured a 4-wicket victory against New Zealand, shedding the burden of historical dominance. Virat Kohli played a stellar innings of 95 runs, complemented by Mohammed Shami’s ferocious spell of 5/54.
ICC World Cup 2019 Semi-finals: New Zealand clinched victory by 18 runs, leading to one of the most thrilling World Cup finals against England.
ICC World Cup 2003: Zaheer Khan’s brilliant spell of 4/42 highlighted India’s triumph against New Zealand in a low-scoring thriller.
ICC World Cup 1999: Matt Horne and Roger Twose guided New Zealand to a 5-wicket victory.
ICC World Cup 1992: New Zealand secured a 4-wicket victory despite Sachin Tendulkar’s exceptional 84 runs. As the teams prepare for the semi-final showdown, these past encounters add layers of history and anticipation to what is sure to be a riveting match.