Team India has reached the semi-finals, but this coincidence is frightening This has happened every year since 2011

Indian Cricket Team: Host team India’s unbeaten campaign in the World Cup 2023 continues. The team has directly qualified for the semi-finals by winning 7 matches. They also became the first team to finish in the top-4. India is on top of the points table with 14 points. Even India has completed the journey very easily, but now the real test will be for the top-4. The Indian team is stuck in knockout matches since 2011. Let us tell you in detail.

India in semi-finals after defeating Sri Lanka

India registered its biggest win of the World Cup against Sri Lanka in the World Cup 2023 match on Thursday (November 2). With this victory, the team has made it to the semi-finals. India had scored 357 runs in the first innings. In reply, Sri Lankan team was reduced to 55 runs. Mohammed Shami once again dismissed five Sri Lankan batsmen. The team has reached the semi-finals but this coincidence is now frightening.

It’s a terrible coincidence

India has reached the World Cup semi-finals every time since 2011. In such a situation, fans also fear that this time this will not happen with India. Since 2011, the team has played in two World Cups and lost in the semi-finals of both. The team’s journey so far in the 2023 World Cup has been absolutely fantastic. The team’s performance was similar in the league matches of the 2015 and 2019 World Cups.

Defeated Australia in 2015

The 2015 ODI World Cup was hosted by Australia and New Zealand. India won the match by 7 wickets with 8 balls remaining. India lost to Australia in the semi-finals and were eliminated from the tournament. India needs 329 runs to win. In reply, the Indian team was reduced to 233 runs. Mahendra Singh Dhoni was the ODI captain of India. This session was won by Australia.

New Zealand suffered a loss in 2019

India had to face defeat against New Zealand in the semi-finals of the 2019 World Cup. No Indian fan can forget this match played in Manchester, England. While chasing the target of 240 runs set by New Zealand, the Indian top order completely collapsed. Rohit, Kohli and Rahul returned to the pavilion after scoring just 1 run each. A partnership of 116 runs for the seventh wicket between Dhoni and Jadeja almost ensured India’s victory. Jadeja (77) was caught out and Dhoni (50) was run out soon after. The team was all out for 221 runs and India’s hopes of winning the World Cup were shattered here once again. England won the tournament.