When Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul went on the hunt for 239, India was clearly favorite and New Zealand had to again push over weight – a label that suits Kane Williamson and his crew perfectly. However, what ensued was an absolute magic for the Kiwis: Matt Henry and Trent Boult ripped apart the Indian higher order and in less than 40 minutes, India was reduced to 24 to 4.
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MS Dhoni, Rishabh Pant's Hardik Pandya and Ravindra Jadeja's sleeves played a special role, but Kohli's men went out of breath and missed the target. It was a sorrow for the skipper, who conceded that the first 45 minutes of chaos had pushed his team away from the tournament.
However, the skipper posted a tweet in which he mentioned that his team had given everything and everything she had. they have been emptied and share the emotions with the fans.
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"First of all, I want to thank all our fans who came in large numbers to support the team. You made it a memorable tournament for all of us and we really felt love surging on the team. We are all disappointed and share the same emotions as you. We gave everything. Jai Hind, Kohli tweeted.
First of all, I want to thank all our fans who came in large numbers to support the team. You made it a memorable tournament for all of us and we really felt love surging on the team. We are all disappointed and share the same emotions as you. We gave everything we had. pic.twitter.com/rFwxiUdqK5
– Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) July 10, 2019
Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar said he was heartbroken, like all Indian fans, but praised the good fight led by Ravindra Jadeja and MS Dhoni against the Kiwis.
Tendulkar also praised the leadership of New Zealand captain Kane Williamson, saying his coolness played a crucial role in the match.
Jul 11, 2019 9:19 AM IST