New Zealand won the toss in this game providing the 19th occasion of a team winning the toss in the semi finals of the world cup.
New Zealand won the toss and elected to bat in this game to provide the tenth occasion of a team doing so in the semi finals of the world cup. It was the third occasion of New Zealand winning the toss in the semifinals in the world cup. The other two occasions are – vs Pakistan at Auckland on 21.03.92 and vs Pakistan at Manchester on 16.06.99.
New Zealand emulated Australia in winning the toss and electing to bat first in the semi finals of the world cup on three occasions. Australia has done so – vs Pakistan at
Lahore on 04.11.87: vs West Indies at Mohali on 14.03.96 and vs Sri Lanka at Port Elizabeth on 18.03.03.
New Zealand were dismissed for 217 in this game to provide the 13th occasion of a team dismissed all out in a semi finals of the world cup. New Zealand has been all out on all the three occasions in the semi finals – 158 vs West Indies at TheRead More »from Match No 47 – First Semi Finals