England Vs New Zealand Match Highlights: ICC World cup 2023, Conway and Ravindra’s 100


England vs New Zealand ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 Highlights

New Zealand beat defending champions England by 9 wickets during the inaugural match of ICC World Cup 2023 at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad.

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England Vs New Zealand Match Highlights: ICC World cup 2023
England Vs New Zealand Match Highlights: ICC World Cup 2023, Conway and Ravindra’s 100

In the ICC World Cup 2023 inaugural match, Tom Latham won the toss and have opted to field, at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad.

Unfortunately, Kane Williamson is not fully ready to play yet. Lockie Ferguson is dealing with a minor injury, and as a result, Ish Sodhi, Kane Williamson, and Tim Southee will all be missing out on the game.

Ben Stokes will not be able to participate in this game due to a hip injury. The players who will be missing out from the lineup are Atkinson, Reece Topley, David Willey, and Ben Stokes.


England (Playing XI):

Jonny Bairstow, Dawid Malan, Joe Root, Harry Brook, Jos Buttler(w/c), Liam Livingstone, Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, Chris Woakes, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood

New Zealand (Playing XI):

Devon Conway, Will Young, Rachin Ravindra, Daryl Mitchell, Tom Latham(w/c), Glenn Phillips, Mark Chapman, Mitchell Santner, James Neesham, Matt Henry, Trent Boult

England Vs New Zealand Match Highlights, England Innings

Bairstow and Malan opening the World Cup’s 1st match for England. Boult will open the attack. Both of the player starts well and make a good partnership up to 7th over.

Matt Henry bowled to Malan, and he got out, caught by Latham. Latham must be relieved because the earlier missed chance didn’t cost New Zealand anything. Henry had been troubling Malan throughout his opening spell, and he finally got the wicket he wanted. Malan, who had been in good form, had to depart early, scoring 14 runs from 24 balls with 2 fours.

At 12.4 overs Santner dismissed Bairstow and caught by, Daryl Mitchell. It’s a significant wicket for Santner, who has been bowling well. He kept the scoring under control and induced this mistake from Bairstow. Mitchell took a good catch while moving to his left. Bairstow scored 33 runs from 35 balls with 4 fours and 1 six.

Ravindra bowled to Harry Brook and was caught by Devon Conway. Brook’s desire for more runs proved to be his downfall. Harry Brook plays an impactful innings scored 25 runs from 16 balls with 4 fours and 1 six.

Glenn Phillips bowled out Moeen Ali and sent to the pavilion. It happened in Phillips’ first over. Moeen Ali attacked the spinners Ravindra and Santner, but Glenn Phillips provided an unexpected challenge and dismissed him. England was losing wickets as they tried to play aggressive cricket. Moeen Ali scored 11 runs from 17 balls with 1 four.

Buttler played a crucial role in building momentum for England by hitting a couple of sixes. Root reached his fifty milestone, taking 57 balls to do so. The partnership for the fifth wicket is beginning to look promising for England.

At 33.2 overs Matt Henry dismissed Buttler and caught by Latham. England captain Jos Buttler well-played this innings and scored 43 runs from 42 balls with 2 fours and 2 sixes.

At 38.5 overs Boult bowled to Livingstone, and he was caught by Matt Henry. New Zealand got the crucial breakthrough. Livingstone scored 20 runs from 22 balls with 3 fours.

At 41.1 overs again Glenn Phillips bowled out a set batter Joe Root. This dismissal is a significant setback for England as they needed Root to anchor their innings. Root scored 77 runs from 86 balls with 4 fours and 1 six.

In the 45th over, Santner sent Chris Woakes to the pavilion, he scored 11 runs (12). At this time England scored 250-8.

At 45.4 overs Matt Henry bowled to Sam Curran and caught by Latham. Henry secured his third wicket of the day with this dismissal. England is now nine wickets down. Sam Curran scored 14 runs from 19 balls.

The crucial 30-run partnership in the final wicket has ensured that England has reached a pretty good total of 282-9. The target for New Zealand is 283 runs.

Most wickets bagged by NZ spinners in a World Cup match
6 vs Canada, 2007
6 vs Ireland, 2007
5 vs England, Ahmedabad, 2023

England Score Card

England Vs New Zealand Match Highlights
England Vs New Zealand Match Highlights, England ScoreCard

England Vs New Zealand Match Highlights: New Zealand Innings

Devon Conway and Will Young open for New Zealand. At the 2nd over Sam Curran dismissed to Will Young and he was caught by Jos Buttler. Young got out without scoring any runs. England needed this early breakthrough, and they got it.

Conway and Ravindra – the two top order batters on fire, after 10th over New Zealand, 81-1 Rachin Ravindra47(32) and Devon Conway33(27).

NZ: 111/1 in 14 overs ENG vs NZ ODI World Cup 2023 Match 1. New Zealand is in a strong position in the chase, Devon Conway and Rachin Ravindra both of them have reached their fifties and formed a partnership of 100 runs for the second wicket. Devon Conway has changed his approach and focusing on taking on the spinner on this slow pitch.

Rachin Ravindra and Devon Conway have formed an impressive 150-run partnership for the second wicket. New Zealand is currently in a strong position, needing 116 runs to win in the remaining 29 overs of the match.

In 26.1 overs, Devon Conway achieved a remarkable milestone by scoring a century from 83 balls to reach this milestone. Conway has become the first player in the ICC World Cup 2023 to score a hundred.

New Zealand has reached a score of 218/1 in 30.5 overs in the ODI World Cup 2023 match against England.

England Vs New Zealand Match Highlights
England Vs New Zealand Match Highlights: New Zealand Score Card

Rachin Ravindra achieved a significant milestone, scoring a maiden hundred. This is his first century in the World Cup. Ravindra came in at No.3 in the absence of Kane Williamson and made such an impact that nobody missed Kane Williamson.

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