New Zealand bat against India in first World Cup semi-final

India will take on New Zealand at Old Trafford Manchester

India will take on New Zealand at Old Trafford Manchester

International Cricket Council regulations mean New Zealand will carry on where they left off, with Taylor on 67 not out alongside Tom Latham (3 not out) as they look to push their side on to a competitive total in a match that is still 50 overs per side.

Fans who can not attend the reserve day are able to donate their tickets as they leave Old Trafford on Tuesday to give free of charge to local cricket communities.

The group game between India and New Zealand got washed out without a ball being bowled but the semi-final is expected to have no such bad luck.

Match officials waited for more than four hours while rain stopped and started before deciding to take the game to the rest day. New Zealand's batsmen were troubled by the Indian spinners in the past.

New Zealand had to wait until the 17th delivery to get off the mark, while their first boundary came in the final delivery of the fourth over.

It was, without a doubt, a disappointing day - India were on top on a slow pitch in front of a vociferous crowd, and returning for a second day will be a logistical challenge for some fans. Rohit Sharma's run machine can only be struck by Trent Boult of New Zealand. But little will it matter on Tuesday as it will be a fresh day and both sides will be itching for a victory. He also added, "A lot of players from that World Cup from our batch, from their batch, from other teams as well, made it to their national teams and are still playing".

In 2015, they again played the semifinal but failed to reach the final. Captains Virat Kohli and Kane Williamson will step on the field for the toss at 2:30 pm IST or 09:00GMT.

New Zealand have so far played 766 ODIs winning 347 and losing 373 with six tied and 40 NR matches.

New Zealand have played 87 matches since 1975.

World Cup: Kiren Rijiju tweeted his letter to Ravi Shastri, India's head coach, Virat Kohli and his team.

You can live stream the India vs New Zealand match on Star India's streaming service Hotstar.

Depending on how the weather plays, theoretically we are looking at a full hundred-over game. So, one can understand, there is very little to choose between the two.

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