After the loss to New Zealand, now only charismatic performance can give Team India a place in the semi-finals, know what is the equation


  • For the first time, Team India has lost the second consecutive match in the T20 World Cup.
  • The Indian team has not won from New Zealand since the 2003 World Cup.
  • Indian batsmen were seen easily stacking in front of Kiwi bowlers

New Delhi
The defeat against New Zealand has dealt a blow to the Indian cricket team’s hopes of reaching the T20 World Cup 2021 semi-finals. The Kiwi team defeated Team India, captained by Virat Kohli, by 8 wickets in the Group 2 match of the Super 12 stage played in Dubai on Sunday. This is India’s second consecutive World Cup.

This is the first time in the history of T20 World Cup that Team India has been forced to face defeat in the first two matches. With this defeat, the Indian team has reached the 5th place in the points table of Group 2. Team India’s hopes of reaching the semi-finals while staying at number two are now seen to be tarnished.

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Afghanistan beat Namibia by 62 runs in the first match of the day to register their second win. Afghanistan have four points from 3 matches and are at number two. India’s losing streak against the Kiwi team in the ICC tournament continued.

Batting first, the Indian team could score only 110 runs in the do or die match. Kiwi team achieved the target of 111 runs in the 15th over. With this win from New Zealand, India will now have to rely on the results of other teams to reach the semi-finals.

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almost sure of pakistan
Pakistan have almost confirmed their place in the semi-finals after winning all three of their opening matches from Group 2. He now has to play Namibia and Scotland. In such a situation, now the competition for the second place has become very exciting. Team India will now have to pray after the loss to New Zealand that the Kiwi team becomes a victim of upheaval in one of the matches ahead.

If India wins the last three matches, then it will have 6 points. If the Kiwi team loses one match and wins two, then it will also get 6 points. However, the Indian team will also have to stay away from Afghanistan, who are in second place with 4 points from 3 matches. Team India will have to pray for defeating Afghanistan as well as its defeat in other matches.

Afghanistan’s run rate is very good. On the other hand, Team India should win over the weak teams with a big margin. If further two teams have the same number of points then it will be decided by net run rate.

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India’s second consecutive defeat
India has suffered a second consecutive defeat in the World Cup. In the first match, Pakistan beat India by 10 wickets. Now Team India will face Afghanistan, Scotland and Namibia.

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Have a look at the points table
England is on top in the first group. England have won all their three matches and have 6 points. England’s net run rate is around four. Talking about the second group, Pakistan is on top here. Pakistan has also won all its three major matches. India have lost both their opening matches. India is at fifth place in its group. New Zealand have 2 points from 2 matches and are at number three.


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