Can India still reach World T20 2021 semis? Here’s how they can

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New Zealand defeated India (India vs New Zealand) in the match played at Dubai International Stadium on Sunday. After this defeat, the Indian cricket team has reached the verge of being out of the ICC T20 World Cup. That is, it has become difficult for the Indian team to reach the semi-finals.
Only a charismatic performance can take India to the semi-finals. Let us inform you that Team India, captained by Virat Kohli, was defeated by New Zealand by eight wickets in two matches of Group 2 of the Super 12 stage. This is the second consecutive defeat of the Indian team in the T20 World Cup. Earlier, Pakistan had defeated India by 10 wickets.

In this way, India can reach the semi-finals

To reach the semi-finals, the Indian team will now have to win all the upcoming matches with a big margin. Along with this, New Zealand or Afghanistan, who are in Group Two of the Super 12 stage, will also have to lose one match. Only then can the Indian team reach the semi-finals. The biggest plus point for India is that in the coming matches, they will play against weaker teams. India now faces Afghanistan, Namibia and Scotland in the T20 World Cup. However, India will have to be careful with Afghanistan, because Afghan players are adept at making big upsets in the match.

The Indian team beat the Afghanistan team by a big margin in the T20 World Cup. Along with this, in the match played between New Zealand and Afghanistan, the Indian team should pray that Afghanistan wins. This will make the way for the Indian team to reach the semi-finals easier.

India vs New Zealand

The match between India and New Zealand was played at Dubai International Stadium on Sunday. In this match, New Zealand defeated Team India by eight wickets. New Zealand won the toss and decided to bowl first. New Zealand bowlers also proved this decision of their captain right. He restricted the Indian team to 110 runs with his sharp bowling. The Indian team scored 110 runs for the loss of seven wickets in the allotted 20 overs. The Kiwi team achieved this target by losing 2 wickets in 14.3 overs. Daryl Mitchell made 49 for New Zealand’s side. At the same time, Ravindra Jadeja scored the most runs for India. Jadeja scored an unbeaten 26 off 19 balls with the help of one six and two fours.

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