Australia vs New Zealand World Cup 2023: Australia defeated New Zealand by 5 runs in the 27th match of the World Cup 2023 played in Dharamsala. Even Rachin Ravindra’s stormy century and James Neesham’s half-century could not help New Zealand win. In a thrilling match, the Kangaroo bowlers overpowered the Kiwi team. Travis Head scored a century for Australia. Whereas Adam Zampa took 3 wickets. Josh Hazlewood and Pat Cummins got two wickets each. With this win, the Australian team is at fourth position in the points table.
Kiwi team lost despite Ravindra’s century
Ravindra came to bat at number 3 for the New Zealand team which was chasing the target given by Australia. He scored 116 runs facing 89 balls. During this, he hit 9 fours and 5 sixes. This century of Ravindra was very special for him. Along with Ravindra, Daryl Mitchell also performed well. He scored a half-century. Mitchell scored 54 runs in 51 balls. During this, he hit 6 fours and one six. Devon Conway was out after scoring 28 runs and Will Young was out after scoring 32 runs. James Neesham scored 58 runs in 39 balls. In this way the Kiwi team could score only 383 runs in 50 balls with the loss of 9 wickets.
Warner-head made a stormy performance –
Travis Head scored a century for the Australian team who came to bat first in Dharamshala. Whereas David Warner played a brilliant inning of 81 runs. Both of them came out to open and returned to the pavilion after giving a strong start to the team. Head scored 109 runs in 67 balls. Warner scored 81 runs in 65 balls. He hit 5 fours and 6 sixes. Glenn Maxwell scored 41 runs in 24 balls. Mitchell Marsh was out after scoring 36 runs. Joe English played an important inning of 38 runs. Captain Pat Cummins scored 37 runs in 14 balls.
Boult-Neesham took 3-3 wickets –
Glenn Phillips bowled brilliantly for New Zealand. He took 3 wickets for 37 runs in 10 overs. Boult took 3 wickets for 77 runs in 10 overs. Santner took wickets for 80 runs in 10 overs. Neesham and Matt Henry took one wicket each.
Australian team is at fourth position in the points table –
Kangaroo team is at fourth position in the points table with the win. He has played 6 matches and won 4. He has 8 points. New Zealand team is at number three. He also has 8 points. India is at second place and South Africa is at first place.
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