ENG vs NZ Match 41 : England enter semis for the first time since 1992


Sports Desk – The match No. 41 of the ICC World Cup 2019 was played between England and New Zealand at Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street. England Last match won by 119 runs and enter semis. The tournament hosts then bowled out New Zealand for 186 to guarantee a top-four finish in the 10-team group stage. England, who have never won the competition, are into the World Cup semi-finals for the first time since 1992.

Toss : England won the toss and opt to bat

England Innings : Batting first, England posted a mammoth 305 for 8 in 50 overs riding on Jonny Bairstow’s 106 and  half-centuries from Jason Roy (60).

New Zealand Innings : In reply, New Zealand started off slowly. However, after their dismissals, New Zealand lacked intent to put up a fight 45 overs and lost the clash by 119 runs.

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World Cup Head to Head: England vs New Zealand

Number of matches played between England and New Zealand: 8

England won: 3

New Zealand won: 5

Tied: 0

No Result: 0

Playing XI:

England : Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan (c), Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler (wk), Chris Woakes, Liam Plunkett, Jofra Archer, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood

Bench : James Vince, Moeen Ali, Tom Curran, Liam Dawson

New Zealand : Martin Guptill, Henry Nicholls, Kane Williamson (c), Ross Taylor, Tom Latham (wk), Colin de Grandhomme, James Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Matt Henry, Trent Boult

Bench : Colin Munro, Tom Blundell, Ish Sodhi, Lockie Ferguson