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Watch: Virat Kohli takes stunning catch to dismiss New Zealand's Martin Guptill in semi-final

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WION Web Team New Delhi, India Jul 09, 2019, 04.28 PM (IST)

Indian skipper Virat Kohli grabbed a stunner to dismiss New Zealand opener Martin Guptill in the first semi-final of the ICC World Cup 2019. 

Martin Guptill scored just one run off 14 balls before losing his wicket to Indian paceman Jasprit Bumrah.  

During Bumrah's second over, Guptill tried to defend a length ball but Kohli, standing at the second slip, took a brilliant catch. 

The ball got a thick outside edge and Kohli grabbed it diving to his left. This was Guptill's fifth single-digit score in this year's World Cup.

In the match, The 2015 finalists made a change, bringing in a fit-again Lockie Ferguson, their leading wicket-taker in the tournament, and leaving out fellow quick bowler Tim Southee.

Twice champions India also made a change to the side that beat Sri Lanka in their final group match, bringing in Yuzvendra Chahal in place of fellow wrist-spinner Kuldeep Yadav.

India and New Zealand are playing each other for the first time in this year's tournament after the group match between the sides in Nottingham was washed out.

Tuesday's game is a repeat of the semi-final of the 2008 Under-19 World Cup in which a Kohli-led India defeated a Williamson-captained New Zealand in Kuala Lumpur.

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Playing XI:

New Zealand: Martin Guptill, Henry Nicholls, Kane Williamson(c), Ross Taylor, Tom Latham(w), James Neesham, Colin de Grandhomme, Mitchell Santner, Lockie Ferguson, Matt Henry, Trent Boult

India: Lokesh Rahul, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli(c), Rishabh Pant, MS Dhoni(w), Dinesh Karthik, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah

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During Bumrah's 2nd over, Guptill tried to defend a length ball but Kohli, standing at the second slip, took a brilliant catch