BCCI Unveils Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Footage of World Cup 2023 Semifinal Victory Over New Zealand

Following their breakthrough victory against New Zealand in the World Cup 2023 semifinal, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has treated fans to exclusive behind-the-scenes footage of Team India’s jubilation as they secure a spot in the much-anticipated final. Overcoming the haunting memories of their previous defeat to the Kiwis in the 2019 World Cup, the Men in Blue displayed sheer joy after sealing a resounding 70-run win.

The 3-minute video, unveiled on bcci.tv, captures the elation of centurion Virat Kohli, who expresses his happiness at reaching the final after a 12-year wait. The camaraderie between Kohli and the coaching staff is evident as they share embraces in the wake of this significant achievement. A poignant moment unfolds when skipper Rohit Sharma and Virat share a congratulatory pat, acknowledging that they have finally conquered the semifinal hurdle after setbacks in 2015 and 2019.


The video also showcases Head Coach Rahul Dravid extending congratulations to young talents like Shubman Gill and spin maestro Kuldeep Yadav. However, the standout moment is when Ravichandran Ashwin steals the spotlight by kissing Mohammed Shami’s hands, expressing appreciation for Shami’s stellar performance with the ball. This behind-the-scenes glimpse captures the raw emotions and camaraderie that fueled Team India’s success in the semifinals.