Team India will play against New Zealand in the 21st game of the 13th edition of the ICC Men’s ODI World Cup 2023 at Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala. For sure, it is going to be a riveting contest as the Men in Blue and the Black Caps are the only two unbeaten teams in the ongoing competition.
Rohit Sharma and Co got the better of Australia, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh to register four wins on the trot. On the other side of the coin, New Zealand defeated England, the Netherlands, Bangladesh and Afghanistan to register a hat-trick of wins.
With both teams brimming in confidence, the fans can expect one heck of a contest. Over the years, New Zealand vs India produced fantastic battles, with the Black Caps causing all sorts of troubles to the Men in Blue in the ICC events. Both teams locked horns with each other on nine occasions in the ICC ODI World Cup history.
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Trent Boult showers praise on Team India ahead of the titanic tussle
The New Zealand cricket team have the upper hand over Team India in the ICC ODI World Cups, winning five games. On the other hand, Team India won three games whereas the other game ended in the form of no result. Ahead of the game, Trent Boult showered praise on India by calling it a powerful team with all bases covered.
While speaking ahead of the match in Dharamsala, Trent Boult was quoted as saying by Reuters, “They’re [India] a powerful team, they cover all bases. They’ve been playing some good cricket but it’s been a team that we’ve enjoyed playing. Nothing changes from our point of view really. It’s about going out there and being positive and doing the things that work well.”
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