India again defeated by New Zealand, after cricket the team got defeated in hockey
Hockey World Cup 2023 is being played in Odisha. But in the second crossover match on January 22, the hockey team was eliminated after losing in the penalty shootout. New Zealand team has defeated India by 4-5. With this defeat, the Indian team’s dream of becoming the World Cup winner also remained incomplete. The wait has once again extended for the hockey team that won its only World Cup title in 1975.
Let us tell you that this is not the first time that the Indian team has faced defeat from the New Zealand team in a major tournament. Even before this, on many occasions, the Indian team has been defeated by the New Zealand team in many matches. Defeats from New Zealand are not limited to hockey only, but this has also happened on the cricket field.
Defeated in Cricket World Cup
In the year 2019, the Indian team has reached the semi-finals of the Cricket World Cup under the leadership of Virat Kohli. India and New Zealand teams clashed in the semi-finals. The Indian cricket team, which is known for its strong game, has lost to the New Zealand team in this match. India’s team lost to New Zealand by 18 runs in an important match like the World Cup semi-finals.
test championship final match
India and New Zealand teams clashed in the final match of the first season of the ICC World Test Championship. In this match, the Kiwis won by eight wickets. In the year 2021 in Southampton, England, the Indian team was all out for a total of 217 runs in the first innings and 249 runs in the second innings. After this, India was dismissed for just 170 runs in the second innings.
Defeated in knockout final match
In the 2000 match of the ICC Knockout Final, New Zealand defeated India. The team led by Sourav Ganguly had scored 264 runs in the one-day match. Sourav Ganguly scored 117 and Sachin Tendulkar scored 69 runs in this match. In this match, the New Zealand team had lost five wickets by scoring 132 runs. But New Zealand’s innings was saved by all-rounder Chris Cairns and while playing unbeaten 102 gave the team victory.
Trouble in T20 World Cup
Apart from this, in the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 of cricket, the New Zealand team prevented India from reaching the semi-finals. In this match played in Dubai, the Indian team was able to score 110 runs, which was achieved by the opposition team in 14.3 overs.
This happened for the third time in the Hockey World Cup
There have been a total of seven matches between India and New Zealand in the Hockey World Cup so far. Earlier, in six matches, both the teams had won thrice each, while the New Zealand team took the lead by winning the seventh match. In the 1986 and 2002 matches of the Hockey World Cup, India were defeated by New Zealand by a margin of 2–1. The Indian team has won two in the 1998 World Cup and the 1982 World Cup. There has also been a draw between the two teams in the 1973 World Cup.