India finished on top of the points table with 15 points but were ousted from the tournament after losing the semi-final to New Zealand.
New Zealand managed to get to 239 runs for the loss of eight wickets after resuming today and playing the remaining 23 balls of their innings. Jadeja (77) and Dhoni (50) shared a 116-run stand for the seventh wicket.
Star batsmen Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli misfired as India's top-three batsmen made just one run apiece, as they lurched to 4-24 and then 6-92 chasing 240 on the reserve day due to heavy rain on Thursday. Although India put their best feet forward with two partnership, the dismissal of Ravindra Jadeja and MS Dhoni after a 100-run stand was the final nail in the coffin.More news: Amazon India to offer Prime membership at half price to these users
However, the result of the semi-final between India and New Zealand was foreseen by an astrologer named Balaji Haasan nearly 6 months before the World Cup frenzy. The Black Caps will face either England or Australia in the final on Sunday.
That was perhaps until the Men in Blue lost three early wickets in the space of just 11 balls. Till the time he was there, it looked like he would win the game for India.
"Indian fans should be proud of the way their team played in the World Cup", he added.More news: Haas title sponsor terminates F1 deal
India and New Zealand or India and England could play against each other.
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Needing 31 from the last two overs Dhoni slashed the first ball of the 49th off Ferguson for six but was then run out two balls later by a stunning direct hit from Martin Guptill as he attempted to take two. "However, he was unfortunate and couldn't take India to the finals".