ICC World Cup 2019 – First Semifinal – Stats highlights

First Semi Final – India Vs New Zealand at Manchester on 09.07.19 – New Zealand won by 18 runs

This semifinal provided the 23rd semi final in the history of the World Cup. India was playing its seventh semi finals of the World Cup, while New Zealand was playing its eighth semi finals. India lost its fourth semi finals while New Zealand won its second semifinals

This game was played over two days with rain intervention to provide the 37th occasion of a one day international played over two days. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Team 1 Team 2 Winner Margin Ground Match Date
1 England India England 6 wickets The Oval Jul 15-16, 1974
2 England West Indies West Indies 36 runs Lord’s Aug 28-29, 1976
3 England Pakistan England 132 runs Manchester May 24-25, 1978
4 Australia Pakistan Pakistan 89 runs Nottingham Jun 13-14, 1979
5 England Canada England 8 wickets Manchester Jun 13-14, 1979
6 India Sri Lanka Sri Lanka 47 runs Manchester Jun 16-18, 1979
7 England West Indies West Indies 24 runs Leeds May 28-29, 1980
8 India West Indies India 34 runs Manchester Jun 09-10, 1983
9 New Zealand Pakistan New Zealand 52 runs Birmingham Jun 11-12, 1983
10 Australia West Indies West Indies 101 runs Leeds Jun 11-12, 1983
11 New Zealand Pakistan no result   Auckland Feb 16-17, 1985
12 New Zealand West Indies no result   Sydney Feb 19-21, 1985
13 Pakistan England Pakistan 18 runs Rawalpindi Oct 12-13, 1987
14 Australia New Zealand Australia 3 runs Indore Oct 18-19, 1987
15 England West Indies England 7 wickets Lord’s May 23-24, 1988
16 England West Indies England 1 wicket Birmingham May 23-24, 1991
17 New Zealand Australia Australia 1 wicket Christchurch Mar 21-22, 1993
18 England South Africa England 4 wickets Manchester Aug 27-28, 1994
19 New Zealand South Africa New Zealand 46 runs Christchurch Feb 23-24, 1995
20 England West Indies West Indies 5 wickets Nottingham May 24-25, 1995
21 England India no result   The Oval May 23-24, 1996
22 England India England 4 wickets Manchester May 26-27, 1996
23 England India India 63 runs Birmingham May 29-30, 1999
24 New Zealand Zimbabwe no result   Leeds Jun 06-07, 1999
25 New Zealand West Indies New Zealand 8 wickets Wellington Jan 08-09, 2000
26 Bangladesh India India 8 wickets Dhaka May 30-31, 2000
27 New Zealand Pakistan Pakistan 6 wickets Auckland Feb 17-18, 2001
28 England Zimbabwe England 152 runs Birmingham Sep 10-11, 2004
29 Kenya Pakistan Pakistan 7 wickets Birmingham Sep 14-15, 2004
30 England Sri Lanka England 49 runs Southampton Sep 17-18, 2004
31 South Africa West Indies West Indies 5 wickets The Oval Sep 18-19, 2004
32 Sri Lanka India no result   Colombo (SSC) Aug 18-19, 2006
33 West Indies Australia West Indies 103 runs North Sound May 27-28,2007
34 Scotland Canada Scotland 4 wickets Ayr Jul 11-12, 2012
35 Canada Netherlands no result   King City (NW) Aug 27-28, 2013
36 England Sri Lanka England 5 wickets Pallekele Dec 10-11, 2014
37 India New Zealand New Zealand 18 runs Manchester Jul 09-10, 2019

This game was played over two days with rain intervention to provide the eleventh occasion of an one day international played over two day in the history of World Cup. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Team 1 Team 2 Winner Margin Ground Match Date
1 Australia Pakistan Pakistan 89 runs Nottingham Jun 13-14, 1979
2 England Canada England 8 wickets Manchester Jun 13-14, 1979
3 India West Indies India 34 runs Manchester Jun 09-10, 1983
4 New Zealand Pakistan New Zealand 52 runs Birmingham Jun 11-12, 1983
5 Australia West Indies West Indies 101 runs Leeds Jun 11-12, 1983
6 Pakistan England Pakistan 18 runs Rawalpindi Oct 12-13, 1987
7 Australia New Zealand Australia 3 runs Indore Oct 18-19, 1987
8 England India India 63 runs Birmingham May 29-30, 1999
9 New Zealand Zimbabwe no result   Leeds Jun 06-07, 1999
10 West Indies Australia West Indies 103 runs North Sound May 27-28,2007
11 India New Zealand New Zealand 18 runs Manchester Jul 09-10, 2019

New Zealand won the toss and elected to bat to provide the 14th occasion of a team winning the toss and electing to  bat first in the Semi finals of the World Cup. It also provides the fourth occasion of New Zealand doing so in a semifinal.

KC Williamson scored 67 in this game to provide the 179th occasion of a captain scoring a fifty in the World Cup. It also provides the 26th occasion of a New Zealand captain scoring a fifty in the World Cup

It also provides the fourth fifty by KS Williamson in this edition. He became the fourth New Zealand captain to score four or more fifties in a single edition of the World Cup. Others are – MD Crowe – five in 1992, SP Fleming – four in 2006-07 and BB McCullum – four in 2014-15

He became the fifth New Zealand batsman to score four or more fifties in a single edition of the World Cup. Others are – MD Crowe – five in 1992, SB Styris – Five in 2006-07, SP Fleming – four in 2006-07 and BB McCullum – four in 2014-15

KS Williamson became the 13th captain to score a fifty in the semifinals of the World Cup. The following table furnishes the list of all the captains who have achieved the feat

No Player Runs Inns Team Opp Ground Start Date
1 JM Brearley 53 1 Eng NZl Manchester 20 Jun 1979
2 Imran Khan 58 2 Pak Aus Lahore 04 Nov 1987
3 MW Gatting 56 1 Eng Ind Mumbai 05 Nov 1987
4 MD Crowe 91 1 NZl Pak Auckland 21 Mar 1992
5 SR Waugh 56 1 Aus RSA Birmingham 17 Jun 1999
6 SC Ganguly 111* 1 Ind Ken Durban 20 Mar 2003
7 SO Tikolo 56 2 Ken Ind Durban 20 Mar 2003
8 M Jayawardene 115* 1 Srl NZl Kingston 24 Apr 2007
9 KC Sangakkara 54 2 Srl NZl Colombo (RPS) 29 Mar 2011
10 AB de Villiers 65* 1 RSA NZl Auckland 24 Mar 2015
11 BB McCullum 59 2 NZl RSA Auckland 24 Mar 2015
12 MS Dhoni 65 2 Ind Aus Sydney 26 Mar 2015
12 KS Williamson 67 1 NZl Ind Manchester 09 Jul 2019

KS Williamson became the third New Zealand captain to score a fifty in the semifinals of the World Cup. The following table furnishes the list of all these three captains who have achieved the feat

No Player Runs Inns Team Opp Ground Start Date
1 MD Crowe 91 1 NZl Pak Auckland 21 Mar 1992
2 BB McCullum 59 2 NZl RSA Auckland 24 Mar 2015
3 KS Williamson 67 1 NZl Ind Manchester 09 Jul 2019

KS Williamson {67} and LRPL Taylor {74} scored fifties in this game to  provide the 58th and 59th occasion of batsman scoring a fifty in the semifinals of the World Cup. It also provides the ninth and tenth occasion of New Zealand batsmen scoring fifties in the semifinals of the World Cup.

LRPL Taylor was dismissed run out for 74 in this game to provide the 75th occasion of a batsman dismissed run out after scoring a fifty in an innings in the World Cup. It also provides the 13th occasion o New Zealand batsman dismissed run out after scoring a fifty in an innings in the World Cup

LRPL Taylor was dismissed run out for 74 in this game to provide the sixth occasion of a batsman dismissed run out after scoring a fifty in an innings in the World Cup semifinal. It also provides the third occasion o New Zealand batsman dismissed run out after scoring a fifty in an innings in the World Cup semi final

No Player Runs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 JG Wright 69 2 v England Manchester 20 Jun 1979
2 MD Crowe 91 1 v Pakistan Auckland 21 Mar 1992
3 LRPL Taylor 74 1 v India Manchester 09 Jul 2019

KL Rahul, RG Sharma and V Kohli were dismissed for an identical score of one run in this game to provide the very first occasion of first three batsmen dismissed for one in the history of one day internationals. India thus earned a dubious world record

MS Dhoni and RA Jadeja added 116 runs for the seventh wicket in this game to provide the 307th occasion of batsmen posting a three figure innings in the World Cup. It also provides the 38th occasion of Indian batsmen posting a three figure innings in the World Cup.

MS Dhoni and RA Jadeja added 116 runs for the seventh wicket in this game to provide the fourth occasion of batsmen posting a three figure innings for the seventh wicket in the World Cup. It also provides the first occasion of Indian batsmen posting a three figure innings for the seventh wicket in the World Cup.

No Partners Wkt Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 Amjad Javed, Shaiman Anwar 7 107 1 UAE Ire Brisbane 25 Feb 2015
2 Amjad Javed, Nasir Aziz 7 107 1 UAE Win Napier 15 Mar 2015
3 NM Coulter-Nile, SPD Smith 7 102 1 Aus Win Nottingham 06 Jun 2019
4 MS Dhoni, RA Jadeja 7 116 2 Ind NZl Manchester 09 Jul 2019

MS Dhoni and RA Jadeja added 116 runs for the seventh wicket in this game to provide the record partnership for the seventh wicket in the World Cup.

No Partners Wkt Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 MS Dhoni, RA Jadeja 7 116 2 Ind NZl Manchester 09 Jul 2019
2 Amjad Javed, Shaiman Anwar 7 107 1 UAE Ire Brisbane 25 Feb 2015
3 Amjad Javed, Nasir Aziz 7 107 1 UAE Win Napier 15 Mar 2015

RA Jadeja scored 77 in this game to provide the 18th occasion of a batsman scoring a fifty batting at number eight in the World Cup. It also provides the second best score by a batsman in the World Cup batting at number eight. The best score is 93 by NM Coulter-Nile of Australia against West Indies at Nottingham on 06.06.19

RA Jadeja {77} and MS Dhoni {50} scored fifties in this game to provide the 60th and 61st occasion of batsmen scoring fifties in the semi  final of the World Cup. It also provides the ninth and tenth occasion of Indian batsman scoring fifties in the semi final of the World Cup. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Player Runs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 Yashpal Sharma 61 2 v England Manchester 22 Jun 1983
2 SM Patil 51* 2 v England Manchester 22 Jun 1983
3 M Azharuddin 64 2 v England Mumbai 05 Nov 1987
4 SR Tendulkar 65 2 v Sri Lanka Kolkata 13 Mar 1996
5 SR Tendulkar 83 1 v Kenya Durban 20 Mar 2003
6 SC Ganguly 111* 1 v Kenya Durban 20 Mar 2003
7 SR Tendulkar 85 1 v Pakistan Mohali 30 Mar 2011
8 MS Dhoni 65 2 v Australia Sydney 26 Mar 2015
9 MS Dhoni 50 2 v New Zealand Manchester 09 Jul 2019
10 RA Jadeja 77 2 v New Zealand Manchester 09 Jul 2019

MS Dhoni became the second Indian batsman to score fifties in the semifinal of the World Cup on two or mor occasions after SR Tendulkar. SR Tendulkar has scored three fifties in the semifinals of the World Cup.

No Player Runs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 MS Dhoni 65 2 v Australia Sydney 26 Mar 2015
2 MS Dhoni 50 2 v New Zealand Manchester 09 Jul 2019
             
1 SR Tendulkar 65 2 v Sri Lanka Kolkata 13 Mar 1996
2 SR Tendulkar 83 1 v Kenya Durban 20 Mar 2003
3 SR Tendulkar 85 1 v Pakistan Mohali 30 Mar 2011

RA Jadeja {77} and MS Dhoni {50} scored fifties in this game to provide the third occasion of two Indian batsmen scoring fifties in the same innings in the semi final of the World Cup. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Player Runs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 Yashpal Sharma 61 2 v England Manchester 22 Jun 1983
2 SM Patil 51* 2 v England Manchester 22 Jun 1983
             
1 SR Tendulkar 83 1 v Kenya Durban 20 Mar 2003
2 SC Ganguly 111* 1 v Kenya Durban 20 Mar 2003
             
1 MS Dhoni 50 2 v New Zealand Manchester 09 Jul 2019
2 RA Jadeja 77 2 v New Zealand Manchester 09 Jul 2019

KS Williamson {67} and LRPL Taylor {74} scored fifties in New Zealand innings and RA Jadeja {77} and MS Dhoni {50} scored fifties in Indian innings in this game to provide the third occasion of four batsmen scoring fifties in the in the semi final game of the World Cup. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 CG Greenidge 73 1 Win Pak The Oval 20 Jun 1979
2 DL Haynes 65 1 Win Pak The Oval 20 Jun 1979
3 Majid Khan 81 2 Pak Win The Oval 20 Jun 1979
4 Zaheer Abbas 93 2 Pak Win The Oval 20 Jun 1979
               
1 MD Crowe 91 1 NZl Pak Auckland 21 Mar 1992
2 KR Rutherford 50 1 NZl Pak Auckland 21 Mar 1992
3 Javed Miandad 57* 2 Pak NZl Auckland 21 Mar 1992
4 Inzamam-ul-Haq 60 2 Pak NZl Auckland 21 Mar 1992
               
1 KS Williamson 67 1 NZl Ind Manchester 09 Jul 2019
2 LRPL Taylor 74 1 NZl Ind Manchester 09 Jul 2019
3 MS Dhoni 50 2 Ind NZl Manchester 09 Jul 2019
4 RA Jadeja 77 2 Ind NZl Manchester 09 Jul 2019

MS Dhoni was dismissed run out for 50 in this game to provide the seventh occasion of a batsman dismissed run out after scoring a fifty in an innings in the World Cup semifinal. It also provides the second occasion on Indian batsman dismissed run out after scoring a fifty in an innings in the World Cup semi final

No Player Runs Inns Team Opp Ground Start Date
1 MS Dhoni 65 2 Ind Aus Sydney 26 Mar 2015
2 MS Dhoni 50 2 Ind NZl Manchester 09 Jul 2019

LRPL Taylor was dismissed run out for 74 in New Zealand innings in this game and MS Dhoni was dismissed run out for 50 in Indian innings in this game to provide the second occasion of rival batsmen dismissed run out after scoring a fifty in the World Cup semifinal. It is interesting to note that New Zealand is one of the teams on these two occasions

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 MD Crowe 91 1 NZl Pak Auckland 21 Mar 1992
2 Inzamam-ul-Haq 60 2 Pak NZl Auckland 21 Mar 1992
               
1 LRPL Taylor 74 1 NZl Ind Manchester 09 Jul 2019
2 MS Dhoni 50 2 Ind NZl Manchester 09 Jul 2019

MS Dhoni earned the dubious distinction of becoming the only batsman to be dismissed run out after scoring a fifty on two occasions in the semi finals of the World Cup.

No Player Runs Inns Team Opp Ground Start Date
1 MS Dhoni 65 2 Ind Aus Sydney 26 Mar 2015
2 MS Dhoni 50 2 Ind NZl Manchester 09 Jul 2019

MS Dhoni was dismissed run out for 50 in this game to provide the 76th occasion of a batsman dismissed run out after scoring a fifty in the World Cup

LRPL Taylor was dismissed run out for 74 in New Zealand innings in this game and MS Dhoni was dismissed run out for 50 in Indian innings in this game to provide the seventh occasion of rival batsmen dismissed run out after scoring a fifty in the World Cup

MS Dhoni was dismissed run out for 50 in this game to provide the tenth occasion of a wicket keeper batsman dismissed run out after scoring a fifty in the World Cup

MS Dhoni earned the dubious distinction of becoming the only wicket keeper batsman to be dismissed run out after scoring a fifty on two occasions in the semi finals of the World Cup.

No Player Runs Inns Team Opp Ground Start Date
1 MS Dhoni 65 2 Ind Aus Sydney 26 Mar 2015
2 MS Dhoni 50 2 Ind NZl Manchester 09 Jul 2019

MS Dhoni became the eighth batsman to be dismissed run out after scoring a fifty on two occasions in the World Cup. The following table lists all these batsmen

No No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 1 MD Crowe 97 2 NZl Eng The Oval 09 Jun 1983
  2 MD Crowe 91 1 NZl Pak Auckland 21 Mar 1992
                 
2 1 AB de Villiers 92 2 RSA Aus Basseterre 24 Mar 2007
  2 AB de Villiers 134 1 RSA Net Mohali 03 Mar 2011
                 
3 1 MS Dhoni 65 2 Ind Aus Sydney 26 Mar 2015
  2 MS Dhoni 50 2 Ind NZl Manchester 09 Jul 2019
                 
4 1 Inzamam-ul-Haq 60 2 Pak NZl Auckland 21 Mar 1992
  2 Inzamam-ul-Haq 81 1 Pak Aus Leeds 23 May 1999
                 
5 1 AH Jones 64 2 NZl Ind Bengaluru 14 Oct 1987
  2 AH Jones 78 2 NZl Eng Wellington 15 Mar 1992
                 
6 1 JH Kallis 96 2 RSA Ind Hove 15 May 1999
  2 JH Kallis 69 2 RSA Ind Nagpur 12 Mar 2011
                 
7 1 RT Ponting 102 1 Aus Win Jaipur 04 Mar 1996
  2 RT Ponting 86 2 Aus Eng North Sound 08 Apr 2007
                 
8 1 SR Tendulkar 70 2 IND Win Gwalior 21 Feb 1996
  2 SR Tendulkar 137 1 Ind Srl Delhi 02 Mar 1996

MS Dhoni became the second Indian batsman to be dismissed run out after scoring a fifty on two occasions in the World Cup after SR Tendulkar. The following table lists these two batsmen

No No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 1 MS Dhoni 65 2 Ind Aus Sydney 26 Mar 2015
  2 MS Dhoni 50 2 Ind NZl Manchester 09 Jul 2019
                 
2 1 SR Tendulkar 70 2 IND Win Gwalior 21 Feb 1996
  2 SR Tendulkar 137 1 Ind Srl Delhi 02 Mar 1996

MS Dhoni scored 50 in this game to provide the 114th occasion of a wicket keeper batsman scoring a fifty in the World Cup. It also provides the ninth occasion of Indian wicket keeper batsman scoring a fifty in the World Cup

MS Dhoni’s 50 in this game represent his fifth fifty as a wicket keeper batsman in the World Cup. He became the fourth wicket keeper batsman to score five or more fifties in the World Cup. Others are – KC Sangakkara {12}, AC Gilchrist {09}, and Mushfiqur Rahim {07]

MS Dhoni’s 50 in this game represent his fifth half century as a wicket keeper batsman in the World Cup. He became the fourth wicket keeper batsman to score five or half centuries in the World Cup. Others are – AC Gilchrist {08}, KC Sangakkara {07},and Mushfiqur Rahim {06]

MS Dhoni took a catch in New Zealand innings which fetched him a total of 444 dismissals. He has pouched 321 catches and 123 dismissals. It is interesting to note that his catches and stumping dismissals are in the reverse order 321-123 while his aggregate of catches 444 is four times ‘”a Nelson”

V Kohli took two catches in this game which fetched him a total of 14 catches in the World Cup. He now shares the record for most catches by an Indian fieldsman excluding wicket keeper with A Kumble. A Kumble has also pouched 14 catches.

V Kohli took two catches in this game which fetched him a total of four catches in the World Cup Semi finals. He now owns the record for most catches by a fieldsman excluding wicket keeper in the semi finals of the World Cup. He went past ST Jayasuirya who has pouched three catches.

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