Cricket World Cup 2019: Newshub entertainment reporter gets absolutely schooled in rules

We're down to the business end of the Cricket World Cup and good news, fans - New Zealand are still in the running.

Just.

The Blackcaps have scraped through to the semi-finals and face India on Tuesday night/Wednesday morning (NZT), with the winners progressing to Sunday's final.

If you've refrained from joining the 'Pyjamy Army' - as sponsors have branded the team's sleepless fans on this side of the world - it's not too late to jump on the bandwagon.

But you'd be well advised to learn a few key phrases, so you're not caught out shouting the wrong kind of encouragement at the TV.

Newshub online entertainment editor (and self-confessed cricket debutant) Mon Barton appealed to sports reporter Henry Rounce for a quick lesson in the nuances of the one-day game.

Watch the full video for the outcome.

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Join us at 9:30pm Tuesday for live updates of the Blackcaps v India Cricket World Cup semi-final