Sports Desk – The 13 match of the ICC World Cup 2019 was played between Afghanistan and New Zealand at The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton. In this match New Zealand skipper Williamson won the toss and opted to field. Afghanistan set target of 172 runs ahead of New Zealand.
James Neesham and Lockie Ferguson were the stars with the ball for New Zealand as they picked up a five and four-wicket haul respectively to restrict Afghanistan to just 172 runs.
Afghanistan: Hazratullah Zazai, Noor Ali Zadran, Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Mohammad Nabi, Gulbadin Naib (c), Najibullah Zadran, Ikram Alikhil (wk), Rashid Khan, Aftab Alam, Hamid Hassan
Bench: Asghar Afghan, Dawlat Zadran, Samiullah Shinwari, Mujeeb Ur Rahman
New Zealand: Martin Guptill, Colin Munro, Kane Williamson (c), Ross Taylor, Tom Latham (wk), James Neesham, Colin de Grandhomme, Mitchell Santner, Matt Henry, Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boult
Bench: Tom Blundell, Henry Nicholls, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi