England or New Zealand: Which team will clash with India in World Cup semi-final ?

When India and Sri Lanka lock horns at Leeds in the ongoing ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup, the Men in Blue would look to finish the group stage at the top of the table whereas the Islanders would try to end their campaign on a high note.

Written by July 6, 2019 14:32

As, the league games of world cup is coming to an end, which four teams will face each other in semi-finals seems very clear. Now, we just have to wait to see which team is going to play whom. Who will be India playing in the semi-finals, will it be New zealand or will it be England?

When India and Sri Lanka lock horns at Leeds in the ongoing ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup, the Men in Blue would look to finish the group stage at the top of the table whereas the Islanders would try to end their campaign on a high note.

The Virat Kohli-led side are currently placed second in the tournament standings with 13 points from eight matches. If they beat Sri Lanka and Australia lose to South Africa, the Men in Blue will move up to the top of the table. On the other hand, Sri Lanka are positioned at the sixth place with eight points from eight matches. The team is out of the semi-final race.

As per the rules, No.1 team on points table will take on the team ranked 4th. England is placed on third place and New Zealand is placed on fourth, the battle is left for first and second spot only.

World Cup 2019  first semi-final will be played on July 9 at Old Trafford in Manchester. The second semi-final will be played on July 11 at Edgbaston in Birmingham.