Team India lost their World Cup semi-final match against New Zealand by 18 runs at Old Trafford in Manchester . The loss brought the curtains down on the two-time World Cup holders’ 2019 campaign.
The match went on for two days after rain affected the proceedings on Tuesday. Chasing a competitive total of 240 in 50 overs on a slow wicket, India were bowled out for 221 in 49.3 overs.
After the loss, India captain Virat Kohli tweeted, thanking fans for their support. Kohli, in his message to the fans, said that “we gave everything we had” and “share the same emotions as you”.
In the post-match press-conference, Kohli had said that shot selection could have been better. He also mentioned that the team is sad but are not devastated by the heartbreaking loss.
“You feel bad for the result. Everyone goes out to win the match and when it doesn’t happen, you feel sad. We’re sad but not devastated,” Virat Kohli said at the post-match press conference.