Team India finally managed to break the Kiwi jinx in knockout matches of ICC tournaments as the Women's U-19 team beat New Zealand in the semi-finals of the ICC Under 19 Womens T20 World Cup 2023 to book their place in the final of the tournament. 

The young Women in Blue put on a dominant performance with both bat and ball as the side reached the final in the inaugural edition of the tournament.

Batting first, India restricted New Zealand to 107/9 in 20 overs. Parshavi Chopra was the star with the ball as she took 3 wickets in her four overs which also included one maiden. In reply,  India chased down the target with 8 wickets in hand and more than five overs remaining. Shweta Sehrawat smashed a brilliant fifty and took the team to the win. 

Twitter was ecstatic as they finally witnessed India's win against New Zealand. 

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India will face either England or Australia in the final of the U19 World Cup which is scheduled to be played on January 29 at JB Marks Oval, Potchefstroom.