India, July 12 -- It was heartbreak for India on Wednesday when they lost a nail-biting semi-final to New Zealand at Old Trafford in the World Cup. Chasing 240, Team India lost the match by 18 runs to bow out of the tournament despite valiant knocks from Ravindra Jadeja and MS Dhoni. Indians were heavy favourites to reach the finals but the Kiwis surprised them with an excellent spell of fast bowling from Trent Boult and Matt Henry.

India needed 31 off 12 balls and MS Dhoni was on strike. But after hitting the first ball for a six, Dhoni headed back to the pavilion an excellent pick up and throw from Martin Guptill. Emotions were running high during the closing stages as the Indians fans prayed for their team to make it to the last two. ...