India Make It to ICC World Cup Final After Beating New Zealand
LAHORE MIRROR — India on Wednesday qualified for the finale of the World Cup 2023, inflicting a 70-run defeat on the Kiwis in a semi-final at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
Virat Kohli scored a record-breaking 50th one-day international hundred and Mohammed Shami took seven wickets.
Kohli made 117 to surpass the ODI century record he had shared with India great Sachin Tendulkar, and Shreyas Iyer clubbed a rapid 105 in a commanding total of 397-4.
New Zealand were then dismissed for 327 despite Daryl Michell’s 134 with paceman Shami taking a sensational career-best 7-57.
In Sunday’s final, India will face either Australia or South Africa who play their semi-final on Thursday.