Yesterday, India managed to win by 70 runs by defeating New Zealand in the first semi-final match of the World Cup One Day Cricket Tournament.
In that match, Virat Kohli managed to record his 50th century in ODIs. At the same time, he managed to break the record set by the great Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar by scoring 49 ODI centuries, and with the 105 runs scored by Shreyas Iyar, India managed to pose a difficult challenge to New Zealand by scoring 397 runs for the loss of 4 wickets. Mohammad Shami took 7 wickets while bowling.
In reply, New Zealand were bowled out for 327 runs and Darryl Mitchell scored 134 runs. Raising the hopes of New Zealand, captain Kane Williamson and Mitchell built a 181-run partnership for the third wicket, but in the 33rd over of the match, Mohammad Shami disappointed New Zealand by taking 2 wickets off 3 balls.
The next semi-final between Australia and South Africa will be played today and the winner will face India in the final on Sunday.