India vs New Zealand – a World Cup timeline



Abid Ali’s rearguard, within the firm of the tail, took India to 230 in 60 overs. However Glenn Turner (114 not out) took the Kiwis over the road with 4 wickets and 7 balls remaining

1979, LEEDS

Requested to take strike, the Indian batsmen by no means received going and have been bundled out for 182. With openers John Wright and Bruce Edgar including 100, New Zealand breezed dwelling in 57 overs, dropping simply two alongside the way in which


Tottering at 21 for 3, Sidhu (75) res urrected the innings Cameos from Kapil 72 (58b) and Extra 42 (26 balls) powered India to 252. Although Rutherford (75) and Jones (64) threatened to take it away, Maninder and Shastri bowled India to a 16-run win

1987, NAGPUR

Needing to win massive to keep away from taking part in Pakistan within the semifinal in Lahore, India discovered heroes in Chetan Sharma, who carried out the primary hat-trick within the World Cup and the primary by an indian in ODIs. Gavaskar then slammed his solely ODI ton (103 n.o. 88b, 10×4, 3×6) as he and Srikanth (75) ensured the hosts cruised dwelling in 32.1 overs, dropping only one wicket


India stuttered to 230, driving on the shoulders of Tendulkar (84) and Azharuddin (55). Crowe’s good move-having Greatbatch go full throttle within the first 15 overs-worked because the opener smashed 73 off 77 balls. The ice-cool Jones, with an undefeated 67, took the hosts dwelling with 4 wickets and 17 deliveries remaining


Deciding to bat first, driving on Ajay Jadeja’s 76 India made 251. Then Matt Horne (74) and Roger Twose (60 not out)piloted the Kiwis to victory with 5 wickets to spare within the 49th over and qualify for the semis


As soon as Zaheer Khan despatched again Craig McMillan off the second ball of the match, it was a procession because the Kiwi batters could not come to phrases with the Indian assault comprising Zaheer, Srinath, Nehra and Harbhajan. Regardless of dropping three fast wickets, Kaif (68′) and Dravid (53) chased down 146 with ease

(Compiled by R. Narayanan)