India will face hosts Australia in the semi-final of 2015 world cup tomorrow at Sydney. IND vs AUS semifinal match will kicks-off at 14:30 AEDT, 3:30 GMT and 9:00 IST. Indian side is unbeaten through the competition whereas Aussies lost one match. So it’s going to be tough for India. Hence we have listed some of the ways by which Indian team can qualify for the final where they’ll meet New Zealand on 29 March at Melbourne.
Tie / Draw match
If Thursday semi-final ends at draw of tie Indian team will through to finals. It means if completion of match it is found that scores of both sides are same then India will qualify for the world cup final. The fact is Indian team secured top position in points table hence on the priority basis they’ll through.
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The weather forecast of Australia vs India in Sydney Cricket Ground is not so good and it is predicted that rain may interrupt during the match. And if rain happens heavily and match couldn’t be completed then India will go through to the final on their performance basis at the pool stage.
Destructive Indian batting may win tomorrow’s semi-final and help them to through final of world cup. Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina and MS Dhoni are in good form and they can take advantage of Australian bowling as only Starc and Hazlewood are in good form. They have to be careful against these two bowlers and can attack on others.
Virat Kohli will be crucial in tomorrow’s match as he hasn’t scored big runs in the tournament except century in first pool game against Pakistan. Hence India can beat Australia if Kohli scores.
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Indian bowlers are in ultimate form and they have bowled out all the oppositions in played 7 matches of world cup. South Africa, Pakistan and West Indies batting line-ups where threatened by Indian team hence if bowlers click tomorrow, it will be great for India. Mohammad Shami, Umesh Yadav, Mohit Sharma and Ravichandran Ashwin will be crucial in India vs Australia semi-final.
Australian batting hasn’t in too great form though they scored 300+ runs and even crossed 400 plus as well. But their batting hasn’t been tested much against quality bowling. So India has chance to beat Australia.
These are the ways by which India can win 2015 world cup semi-final.