Match Prediction IND vs NZ 1st Semi-Final – November 15 – ICC Cricket World Cup

Based on the analysis of recent performance, current form, playing conditions, and individual player contributions, India is the favorite to win the cricket match against New Zealand on November 15, 2023.

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Match Details 

Teams: India vs New Zealand

Ground: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

SeriesICC Cricket World Cup 2023

Hours of play: 08:30 AM GMT / 02:00 PM LOCAL

Match day: November 15, 2023

India vs New Zealand Betting Odds

India ODINew Zealand ODI

Probable Playing XIs


Rohit Sharma (c), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj


New Zealand

Kane Williamson (c), Devon Conway, Rachin Ravindra, Daryl Mitchell, Mark Chapman, Glenn Phillips, Tom Latham (wk), Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boult

New Zealand Cricket team

Probable Top Performers

Probable Best Batter of the Match

Virat Kohli (IND) – The probable best batter for the match between India and New Zealand on November 15, 2023, is predicted to be Virat Kohli from India.Virat Kohli is one of the most accomplished batsmen in the world. He has a fantastic track record and is known for his consistency and ability to perform under pressure. In the ICC Men’s ODI World Cup 2023, he has already scored 594 runs at a strike rate of 88, hitting 7 sixes and 55 fours. His experience and form make him a strong contender for the best batter in the upcoming match. However, cricket is a game of uncertainties and the actual performance can vary on the day of the match.

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Other possible top batters:

  • Rohit Sharma (IND) – 503 runs in the tournament
  • Rachin Ravindra (NZ) – 565 runs in the tournament

Probable Best Bowler of the Match

Mohammed Shami (IND) is a key player in India’s bowling lineup. He has been in excellent form in the ICC Men’s ODI World Cup 2023, taking 16 wickets. His ability to swing the ball both ways and his knack for picking up wickets at crucial junctures of the game make him a strong contender for the best bowler in the upcoming match.

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Other possible top bowlers:

  • Mitchell Santner (NZ) – 16 wickets in the tournament
  • Jasprit Bumrah (IND) – 17 wickets in the tournament

Teams Head to Head: Recent Matches 

Winner TeamResultDateVenueTournament
IndiaIndia won by 4 wickets (with 12 balls remaining)October 22, 2023DharamsalaICC Cricket World Cup
IndiaIndia won by 90 runsJanuary 24, 2023IndoreNew Zealand tour of India
IndiaIndia won by 8 wickets (with 179 balls remaining)January 21, 2023RaipurNew Zealand tour of India
IndiaIndia won by 12 runsJanuary 18, 2023HyderabadNew Zealand tour of India
NRNo resultNovember 30, 2022ChristchurchIndia tour of New Zealand

Teams Recent Performance 

India’s Perfomance in ICC Cricket World Cup 2023

November 12, 202345th Match, India vs NetherlandsIndia won by 160 runs
November 05, 202337th Match, India vs South AfricaIndia won by 243 runs
November 02, 202333rd Match, India vs Sri LankaIndia won by 302 runs
October 29, 202329th Match, India vs EnglandIndia won by 100 runs
October 22, 202321st Match, India vs New ZealandIndia won by 4 wickets (with 12 balls remaining)
October 19, 202317th Match, India vs BangladeshIndia won by 7 wickets (with 51 balls remaining)
October 14, 202312th Match, India vs PakistanIndia won by 7 wickets (with 117 balls remaining)
October 11, 20239th Match, India vs AfghanistanIndia won by 8 wickets (with 90 balls remaining)
October 08, 20235th Match, India vs AustraliaIndia won by 6 w

New Zealand’s Perfomance in ICC Cricket World Cup 2023

November 09, 202341st Match, NZ vs SLNew Zealand won by 5 wickets (with 160 balls remaining)
November 04, 202335th Match, NZ vs PAKPakistan won by 21 runs (DLS method)
November 01, 202332nd Match, NZ vs SASouth Africa won by 190 runs
October 28, 202327th Match, NZ vs AUSAustralia won by 5 runs
October 22, 202321st Match, NZ vs INDIndia won by 4 wickets (with 12 balls remaining)
October 18, 202316th Match, NZ vs AFGNew Zealand won by 149 runs
October 13, 202311th Match, NZ vs BANNew Zealand won by 8 wickets (with 43 balls remaining)
October 09, 20236th Match, NZ vs NEDNew Zealand won by 99 runs
October 05, 20231st Match, NZ vs ENGNew Zealand won by 9 wickets (with 82 balls remaining)

Information About Injuries in Teams 

There are a few injuries in the teams ahead of the match between India and New Zealand on November 15, 2023:

  • From the Indian team, all-rounder Hardik Pandya was ruled out of the game with an ankle injury. He got injured in the last game against Bangladesh and was advised to rest.
  • Another Indian player, Suryakumar Yadav, was injured during the nets session ahead of India’s ICC Cricket World Cup clash against New Zealand.
  • Yuzvendra Chahal got hit on the shoulder and there was an injury break taken.

India vs Netherlands: Winning Prediction

Based on the analysis of recent performance, current form, playing conditions, and individual player contributions, India is the favorite to win the cricket match against New Zealand on November 15, 2023. India has been in excellent form in recent months, winning all eight of their matches in the group stage of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023. They have a well-balanced team with a strong batting lineup and a solid bowling attack.

New Zealand, on the other hand, has been more inconsistent. They finished fourth in the group stage with five wins and four losses. They are a dangerous team on their day, but they also have a tendency to be inconsistent.

Based on their recent form and current form, India has a good chance of winning the match. However, it is always difficult to predict the outcome of a cricket match, and New Zealand is certainly capable of upsetting the odds.

Here is a more detailed analysis of the two teams:


  • Strengths: Strong batting lineup, solid bowling attack, good fielding, experienced captain
  • Weaknesses: Can be inconsistent in the middle order, sometimes struggle against spin bowling

New Zealand

  • Strengths: Dangerous batting lineup, experienced bowling attack, good fielding
  • Weaknesses: Can be inconsistent, sometimes struggle against pace bowling

Considering India’s overall dominance in the tournament, their consistent performance, and the familiarity with the venue, they are the favorites to win the match. However, New Zealand has a history of rising to the occasion in knockout stages, and their experienced bowling attack should not be underestimated.

Report About The Wankhede Stadium

Construction: The stadium was built in 1974 in just six months. The reason for its construction was a conflict between the Mumbai Cricket Association and the Cricket Club of India over the distribution and sale of tickets for matches. The stadium was named after Seshrao Krishnarao Wankhede, a politician and the head of the Mumbai Cricket Association.

Capacity: Initially, the stadium could accommodate up to 45,000 spectators. However, after reconstruction for hosting major international matches and meeting the requirements of the ICC, the capacity was reduced to 33,500 spectators.

Significant Events: The Wankhede Stadium has been host to numerous high-profile cricket matches. Most notably, it hosted the 2011 Cricket World Cup Final, in which India defeated Sri Lanka and became the first country to win the Cricket World Cup on home soil. It also hosted the last match of Sachin Tendulkar’s international career.

Home Ground: The stadium is owned and operated by the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) and is the home ground of the Mumbai Indians. It houses the headquarters of MCA, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), and the Indian Premier League (IPL).

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About ICC Cricket World Cup

The ICC Cricket World Cup stands as the premier international championship for One Day International (ODI) cricket. Organized by the sport’s governing body, the International Cricket Council (ICC), the tournament takes place every four years. It is celebrated as one of the most-watched sporting events globally and is regarded by the ICC as the flagship event of the international cricket calendar.

The current format involves a qualification phase spanning the preceding three years, determining the teams that earn the right to compete in the tournament phase. In this phase, 10 teams, including the host nation, compete for the coveted title, with matches taking place at venues within the host nation over the course of about a month.

Australia boasts the most World Cup victories, having clinched the title five times. India and West Indies have each triumphed twice, while Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and England have secured the championship once each. The reigning champions are England, who claimed the title in the 2019 World Cup edition.

Rudra Chanda