WC 2019 – NZ vs AUS Match No. 37 : Australia won by 86 runs


Sports Desk- The 37th match of ICC World Cup 2019 was played between New Zealand and Australia at Lord’s, London. defending champions Australia thrashed New Zealand by 86 runs. The defending champions Australia have already sealed their semi-final spot with 14 points and are currently on the top of the points table. Whereas, New Zealand still need one more win to qualify for the semi-final of the showpiece event.

Toss: Australia won the toss and opt to bat

Australia Innings
Batting first, Australia posted a competitive 243 for 9 in 50 overs riding on half-centuries from Usman Khawaja (88) and Alex Carey (71).

New Zealand Innings
In reply, the New Zealand slipped from 97 for 3 to be bundled out for 157 in 43.4 overs to lose the clash by 86 runs.

- Advertisement -

Main of the Match : Alex Carey

Playing XI
New Zealand : Martin Guptill, Henry Nicholls, Kane Williamson (c), Ross Taylor, Tom Latham (wk), James Neesham, Colin de Grandhomme, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boult

Bench : Colin Munro, Matt Henry, Tim Southee, Tom Blundell

Australia : Aaron Finch (c), David Warner, Usman Khawaja, Steven Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Alex Carey (wk), Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon, Jason Behrendorff

Bench : Nathan Coulter-Nile, Shaun Marsh, Adam Zampa, Kane Richardson