Tendulkar congratulates New Zealand
Auckland, March 24 (IANS) Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar congratulated New Zealand for making it to the World Cup final after the Black Caps beat South Africa by four wickets (Duckworth/Lewis) in the semi-final at the Eden Park here on Tuesday.
“Big Congratulations to New Zealand for making the ICC World Cup finals and playing amazing cricket… #CWC15. Its tough to see a side lose in a match like the semis. Well played South Africa,” Tendulkar tweeted.
Middle-order batsman Grant Elliot (84 not out) helped New Zealand achieve the 298-run target with one ball and four wickets to spare via the Duckworth/Lewis method in a thrilling and rain-curtailed match.
India and co-hosts Australia will play the other semi-final at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) on Thursday