The Indian and West Indies players will lock horns in the semi-final stage at the Wankhede stadium today. Both the teams are fully prepared to take on each other as a defeat here will end their dream to win the world cup. Both the teams will leave no stone unturned to win this one to fix a date with England on Sunday.
So far both the teams have not been able to perform according to their capabilities as West Indies lost their last group stage match to “minnows” Afghanistan whereas Indian team have too failed to dominate their opposition so far in the tournament. Today will be a real test for both the teams and their players. The players have to prove their mettle at this stage to seal final berth in the world cup final-
Here are some records that may be broken today-
1. Shikhar Dhawan needs just one boundary to score a half century of boundaries. With a boundary today, he will become the seventh Indian cricketer to achieve this feat.
2. Virat Kohli needs just one more half century to become the player with most half centuries in this format. Currently, he has 15 half centuries in his account.
3. Chris Gayle needs just more 2 sixes to score a century of sixes in this format. Till now he has smashed 98 sixes in this format in 48 innings he has played.
4. Ravindra Jadeja needs just 2 more wickets to be second highest wicket taker for India in this format. Currently, Ashish Nehra is at second position with 30 wickets to his name.
5. Dwayne Bravo needs just 4 wickets to become first Caribbean bowler to scalp 50 wickets in this format.