India vs New Zealand: Brendon McCullum predicts the target which would be difficult for India to chase

Former New Zealand Skipper has predicted a score which would be difficult enough for their bowlers to pose a threat to the mighty Indian line-up. Here is what he had to say
India vs New Zealand: Brendon McCullum predicts the target which would be difficult for India to chaseIndia vs New Zealand: Brendon McCullum predicts the target which would be difficult for India to chase
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Team India took on New Zealand in the first semi-final of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 at Old Trafford, Manchester. Rain played spoilsport as the match could not be completed on Tuesday and will resume from the point where it stopped on the reserve day on Wednesday. New Zealand are currently stranded on an overnight score of 211/5 in 46.1 overs. Former skipper Brendon McCullum has predicted a target which could be difficult for Virat Kohli and his men to chase. With 23 balls remaining , Baz felt that New Zealand will need to score at least 250 to pose a threat to the Indian batters.

His tweet read, "Around 250 would never be enough in a bilateral series between these two teams on this surface but in a World Cup semi final….it may just be!

Earlier in the day, Kane Williamson won the toss and chose to bat. They did not get to the best possible start but some invaluable contributions from the skipper and Ross Taylor has helped them to crawl to 211 in 46.1 overs. Kane Williamson got out for 67 after getting caught by Jadeja off Yuzvendra Chahal whereas Ross Taylor is currently batting on 67.

New Zealand when they take strike today will look to score as many runs as possible in the remaining deliveries and put the mighty Indian line-up under pressure. With the conditions expected to suit swing and seam bowling, the Kiwis would want Trent Boult and Lockie Ferguson to fire on all cylinders and enter into the second successive World Cup final.

In the other semi-final Australia will take on England at Birmingham on 11th July 2019 (Thursday).

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