A new battle is loading. The high-voltage clash between India and New Zealand in the semifinal stage at the Wankhede Stadium will be starting soon. India qualified for the semifinal unbeaten and New Zealand managed five wins in the tournament and entered into the top 4 stage. On the occasion of the first semifinal, Wankhede Stadium is having a very special appearance. Former English player David Beckham is at the stadium for the India vs. New Zealand semifinal clash.
Two Sporting Icon at the Big Stage:
India is facing New Zealand in the first semifinal at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. That is a crucial match for both teams. The winning team will feature in the final and the other team will end their journey over here. Both are trying hard. In this clash, former English player David Beckham is at the stadium to witness the high-voltage clash. Sachin Tendulkar was also there with the football icon.
Beckham is a goodwill ambassador of UNICEF. He is having a three-day tour to India. This superstar is also excited for the clash. While he was visiting Gujrat, he was spotted playing cricket in the street with local children. He had a cheerful time with those children. Beckham is here to spread awareness about child rights and gender equality. That is a noble mission by UNICEF.
The Toss Update:
This is a high-voltage clash. Both team are giving their best at the stadium to name the match. In the beginning, India won the toss and decided to bat first. Fans are in a pressured situation. In the 2019 World Cup semifinal, both teams locked horns and New Zealand won the match. That was the most heartbreaking moment for every Indian fan. India ended the journey at that stage.
This time, India is in a great position. In the whole group stage, they remained unbeaten. They entered the semifinal being the table topper. New Zealand faced four defeats in the group stage. In the group stage, India and New Zealand met at Dharamsala. India won the match. That win boosted their confidence. They met in this World Cup for the second time. They are in a great form. Fans are hoping for the best.