Martin Guptill cheekily recalls MS Dhoni run-out on this day in 2019 World Cup


With 25 runs wanted off simply 10 balls, Dhoni’s try and retain the strike backfired as he was run out by Guptill’s direct hit.

Former New Zealand cricketer Martin Guptill fondly reminisced a few vital second in World Cup historical past by sharing a fascinating story on Instagram. It was 5 years in the past at this time that India confronted heartbreak on the 2019 World Cup after they had been knocked out by New Zealand in the semi-final.

The match, which came about on July 9 at Old Trafford in Manchester, was marred by rain and needed to be continued the following day.

After Kane Williamson opted to bat and Indian bowlers took early wickets, rain compelled a halt in play. However, Henry Nicholls and Kane Williamson fashioned a vital partnership, with Williamson scoring 67 runs to propel New Zealand previous 100 earlier than play was suspended.

Despite a valiant effort from the Indian bowlers, New Zealand managed to achieve a complete of 239/8.

During India’s chase, they confronted a troublesome state of affairs as they discovered themselves at 24/4 when MS Dhoni stepped as much as bat. The stress continued to mount because the Men in Blue slipped to 92/6. However, a exceptional partnership of 116 runs between MS Dhoni and Ravindra Jadeja reignited India’s hopes.

But with 25 runs wanted off simply 10 balls, Dhoni’s try and retain the strike backfired as he was run out by Guptill’s direct hit. This run out successfully crushed India’s probabilities of a comeback and shattered any hopes of a victory.

In the tip, India fell brief and had been all out for 221 in 49.3 overs.

Guptill took to Instagram and shared, then deleted, photos with the caption: “Figured out why I am getting so much hate today.”

It’s value noting that final 12 months, the Kiwi batter had revealed that he nonetheless receives hate mail from India.

“Lucky enough to get a direct hit from out there, lucky for us he was out of his ground,” Guptill had said in an ICC video.

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