India vs New Zealand

According to the report, the top 10 hot words for the cricket season included Cricket, IPL, Game, T20, Stadium, MS Dhoni, Chennai Super Kings, ICC, Mumbai Indians, Indian Team, in that order.

The Men in Blue finished the group stage at the top of the standings with 15 points from nine matches whereas New Zealand finished the round robin stage at the fourth position with 11 points from nine matches.

The Met Office had said there is a possibility of gloomy weather as rains are close to the venue in the morning. It could be drier by the afternoon. The match will take place but there are expectations of some delays and interruptions.

In India's last game against Sri Lanka, aircraft flew over the ground with anti-India banners tailing them, including slogans on the Kashmir issue. After the incident, BCCI filed a complaint with the ICC.

India would enter the semi-finals with winning momentum behind their back as they won their last two matches. On the other hand, the Kiwi side have lost their last two matches and they would look to change their fortunes around.

India's wicket-keeper batsman Dinesh Karthik revealed why he did not pick a single in the last over of T20 match against New Zealand. Karthik said that he backed himself to finish off the match for India. 

Reflecting on defeat against New Zealand in the three-match T20 series, India opener Smriti Mandhana said her team needs to address its batting woes, especially after losing all the games from winning positions.

It was not a perfect ending for India in a very contesting and high scoring T20 match against New Zealand in Hamilton on Sunday. The Men in Blue fell short by just 4 runs resulting in New Zealand winning the match and series by 2-1. 

Opener Smriti Mandhana’s fabulous innings of 86 runs went in vain as Indian women's team lost their final T20 international against New Zealand by two runs in a thrilling contest that continued till the last bowl here at Seddon Park stadium on Sunday.

Team India suffered a massive defeat, their biggest ever, against New Zealand in the first T20I of the three-match series on Wednesday at Westpac Stadium in Wellington.