Cassian Baliarsingh

The Rohit Sharma-led Men in Blue have performed exceptionally well in this ODI Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 tournament. Both bowlers and batters seem to be in terrific form and have won nine games in a row.

With just a few hours left for the intense semi-final clash against New Zealand, 1.4 billion Indians are hopeful that India will avenge the humiliating MS Dhoni run-out in the 2019 World Cup semi-final match. Cricket lovers are currently trending, ‘Is baar dil nahin totna chahiye’ with high hopes on Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli and Shubman Gill.

Fans have already started thronging the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai for the match. The excitement for the match is so high that even superstar Rajinikanth was spotted leaving Chennai airport for Mumbai to watch the match today. 

What could be the possible Playing XI for Team India? 

With KL Rahul donning the wicket-keeper’s hat, captain Rohit Sharma, is likely to open the game with young sensation Shubman Gill.

The run machine of India, Virat Kohli is likely to come to bat in the 3rd position followed by Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul, Surya Kumar Yadav and Ravindra Jadeja. Among the bowlers: Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Kuldeep Yadav and Mohammed Siraj.

It is most likely that Team India will go without any change in the playing XI for the crucial match. The combination has been good and the team will definitely want its top-order batsmen to give their best at the Wankhede Stadium.