IND vs NZ: Team India’s World Cup dream broke after the defeat against New Zealand in the Hockey World Cup. The Indian team failed to advance beyond the quarterfinals. New Zealand team has already broken India’s dream of becoming world champion.
Since 2019, New Zealand has defeated India in four important matches of hockey and cricket. Let us see how many times New Zealand have defeated India in major matches. For the 2021 T20 World Cup, the Indian team was placed in a group with New Zealand and Pakistan.
T20 World Cup dream
India had to face defeat at the hands of Pakistan in the first match. After this, India needed a win against New Zealand at any cost to stay in the tournament. but that did not happen. The Kiwi team again shattered India’s dreams.
New Zealand bowlers restricted India to a low score and the Kiwi batsmen chased down the target with ease. With this defeat, India’s hopes of reaching the semi-finals were shattered. Team India won the remaining matches but failed to reach the semi-finals.
World Test Championship final dream
The first World Test Championship final was played between India and New Zealand. Team India was in excellent form. It was expected that India would reach the final of their first World Test Championship. However, this did not happen. New Zealand’s Ross Taylor also broke India’s dream of becoming Test champions while batting brilliantly.