The Latest: India-NZ delayed in Nottingham by showers

AP
By Associated Press, 14 June 2019

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Day 15 at the Cricket World Cup (all times local):

10:55 a.m.

If there isn't any further rain in Nottingham, there will be a pitch inspection at 11:30 a.m.

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10:30 a.m.

The pitch inspection has been delayed after a shower. The square is covered and the outfield has been given another soaking.

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10:05 a.m.

The toss for the India-New Zealand match in Nottingham has been delayed because of a damp pitch.

There will be a pitch inspection at 10:30 a.m.

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9 a.m.

The last two unbeaten teams in the Cricket World Cup meet when India plays New Zealand at Nottingham on Thursday.

New Zealand is 3-0 and India 2-0 to start the tournament.

Two-time World Cup champion India has won six of the last seven one-day internationals against New Zealand, including the most recent in February.

But in World Cup history, New Zealand leads India 4-3, including their only previous encounter at Nottingham in 1999.

India captain Virat Kohli needs 57 runs to become the ninth player to score 11,000 ODI runs.

Opener Rohit Sharma's last four ODI innings are 95, 56, 122 not out, and 57, his longest run of 50-plus scores in ODIs. If he scores another, he will be the fourth player from India to achieve the feat after Sachin Tendulkar, Kohli (twice), and Ajinkya Rahane.

Opener Martin Guptill needs 93 more runs to become the second New Zealand player after Stephen Fleming (1,075) to score 1,000 World Cup runs.

The forecast is for showers to 5 p.m.

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AP
By Associated Press, 14 June 2019

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