India Vs New Zealand
2019 Cricket World Cup
Venue: Trent Bridge
Start: 10:30am BST
The World Cup’s remaining unbeaten teams go face to face at Trent Bridge on Thursday in a mouthwatering clash.
New Zealand have gained from a favourable early fixture list to cruise to three victories on the spin, while India have produced back to back wins over South Africa and fellow tournament contenders Australia.
India’s batsman have been in top form early on, with openers Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma both scoring centuries, while captain Virat Kohli also looks in good nick.
For New Zealand, yet, it’s been the bowlers that have taken centre stage, with Lockie Ferguson, Matt Henry and James Neesham collecting 21 wickets in three games between them.
India: Dhawan, Sharma, Kohli (c), Rahul, Dhoni (wk), Pandya, Jadhav, Shami, Yadav, Chahal, Bumrah
New Zealand: Guptill, Munro, Williamson, Taylor, Latham, Neesham, de Grandhomme, Santner, Henry, Ferguson, Boult
Result prediction: India win
A cracking game in prospect, and one that we may well see again in the latter stages. With the short boundaries in play at Trent Bridge, the form that India’s batsmen have shown early on should see them to victory.
Betting tips via Betfair
- India 1/2
- Australia 31/20
TV channel and live stream coverage
The match will be shown live on Sky Sports’ Cricket and Main Event channels, and is available via Now TV with a day pass on offer for £8.99.
Sky Sports subscribers can stream the match online via SkyGo and the SkyGo app.