Manchester: India and New Zealand are set to face off in the first semi-final of the ICC World Cup 2019 on Tuesday (July 9) at Old Trafford, Manchester.

Here is a look at 10 facts that matter for the big game

1. There have been seven completed matches between India and New Zealand at the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup; the Black Caps have won four times to the three victories recorded by India in the tournament

2. India have registered six victories in their last seven completed men’s ODI fixtures with New Zealand; these sides are set to play each other for the first time at ICC World Cup 2019 after their scheduled group game was abandoned without a ball bowled

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3. New Zealand have reached the semi-final stage of the ICC World Cup for the fourth time in succession; they have never managed to win the tournament however

4. Only Australia (five times) have managed to lift the ICC World Cup more often than India; the men in blue have won this competition on two occasions (1983 and 2011)

5. India tasted defeat on fewer occasions than any other side during the ICC World Cup 2019 group stage (once, vs England); New Zealand head into this contest having lost each of their last three fixtures

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6. India and New Zealand have met once before at Old Trafford in men’s ODI cricket; the Black Caps seeing off India by a margin of four wickets at the Manchester venue in 1975, in that year’s edition of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup

7. Rohit Sharma (India, 647 runs) requires just 27 to set a new record for the most runs scored in a single ICC World Cup campaign; Sachin Tendulkar currently heads that list (673 in 2003)

8. Rohit Sharma (India) has hit three ODI centuries on the spin heading into this match; only one man has ever managed to register four in succession in this format (Kumar Sangakkara – four times in 2015)

9. Rohit Sharma became the first batsman to post five centuries at a single edition of the ICC World Cup after recording 103 last time out versus Sri Lanka

10. New Zealand’s Kane Williamson has scored more runs from cut shots and steers to third man (125) than any other batsman at ICC World Cup 2019; he posted his highest ever ODI score when he last played at Old Trafford (148 v West Indies, June 22, 2019)

Head-to-Head (India vs New Zealand)

ODI record

Played 101; India won 55; New Zealand won 45; Tied 1

World Cup record

Played 7; New Zealand won 4; India won 3