Fact Check: List Of Times New Zealand Knocked India Out From ICC Tournament

By Rohit - January 27, 2023 - Last updated on Oct 17, 2023 11:41 AM
Fact Check: List Of Times New Zealand Knocked India Out From ICC Tournament

India has had a remarkable performance in World Cup and Champions Trophy tournaments since the 2011 World Cup, with a 29-6-1 win-loss record and a win-loss ratio of 4.833, which is the best among all teams. New Zealand has the second-best record with a 20-10 win-loss record and a ratio of 2. India's record in World T20 tournaments is also impressive, with a 12-4 win-loss record and a ratio of 3, which is the best among all teams, followed by West Indies with a 11-5 win-loss record.

The rivalry between India and New Zealand in cricket has been intense and closely fought over the years. However, when it comes to ICC Men's events, New Zealand has had the upper hand in recent times, having knocked out India on five occasions.

Here is the Full list of Matches Where India and New Zealand met in ICC tournaments

Tournament Winner Margin City Match Date
ODI WC NZ 4 wickets Manchester 14 Jun 1975
ODI WC NZ 8 wickets Leeds 13 Jun 1979
ODI WC IND 16 runs Bengaluru 14 Oct 1987
ODI WC IND 9 wickets Nagpur 31 Oct 1987
ODI WC NZ 4 wickets Dunedin 12 Mar 1992
ODI WC NZ 5 wickets Nottingham 12 Jun 1999
ICC Knockout (FINAL) NZ 4 wickets Nairobi 15 Oct 2000
ODI WC IND 7 wickets Centurion 14 Mar 2003
World T20 NZ 10 runs Johannesburg 16 Sep 2007
World T20 NZ 47 runs Nagpur 15 Mar 2016
ODI WC (League) Abandoned - Nottingham 13 Jun 2019
2019 ODI WC (SF) NZ 18 runs Manchester 9 Jul 2019
WTC NZ 10 wickets Wellington 21 Feb 2020
WTC NZ 7 wickets Christchurch 29 Feb 2020
WTC Final NZ 8 wickets Southampton 18 Jun 2021
T20 WC NZ 8 wickets Dubai 31 Oct 2021

Here are five instances where New Zealand defeated India in ICC events:

2000 ICC Knockout (England)

The first instance was in the 2000 ICC KnockOut Trophy, where New Zealand, led by Stephen Fleming, defeated India in the semi-final. India, who were considered favorites to win the tournament, were dismissed for just 183 runs and New Zealand chased the target with ease.

2016 World T20 (Nagpur)

New Zealand's batting struggles in the match as they were limited to 126/7 in 20 overs by India. Corey Anderson top scored with 34 off 42, with Ashwin Ravichandran, Ashish Nehra, Ravindra Jadeja, Jasprit Bumrah and Suresh Raina each taking a wicket. India's chase for the victory was unsuccessfull, with only Dhoni (30 off 30), Kohli (23 off 27) and Ashwin (10 off 10) getting double digit scores. The team was bowled out for 79 in 18.1 overs and suffered a 47-run defeat.

2019 ODI World Cup Semifinal (Manchester)

New Zealand won the toss and chose to bat first, but got off to a rough start with the loss of Martin Guptill for just one run. However, Henry Nicholls and the third wicket partnership of Williamson and Ross Taylor helped to steady the innings and bring New Zealand to a total of 239/8 in their 50 overs. The match was suspended due to rain after 46.1 overs and resumed the next day. On the second day, India struggled in the overcast conditions and their top three batters were dismissed for just one run each, leading to a collapse and a defeat.

2021 World Test C’ship Final (Southampton)

In the final of the first edition of the ICC World Test Championship, New Zealand defeated India in a rain-affected match. India lost the toss and was asked to bat first, but struggled to score runs, only managing 217. Despite a strong effort from their bowlers, New Zealand still had a lead of 32 runs. In their second innings, India had another poor performance at the bat, being bowled out for only 170 runs, leading to a defeat.

2021 T20 World Cup (Dubai)

In the Super 12 match in Dubai, New Zealand's bowlers, led by Boult and Sodhi, limited India to 110/7 after they were asked to bat first. The Indian batting lineup struggled against the pace attack, with Southee and Sodhi taking key wickets. Hardik Pandya and Ravindra Jadeja provided some resistance but their partnership was broken by Boult in the final over. In response, New Zealand lost Guptill early to Bumrah but Mitchell and Williamson put on a 72-run partnership to secure the win with 15 runs remaining.

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