The 2019 ODI World Cup runner-ups New Zealand secured a convincing victory over the defending champions England in the opening match of the CWC 2023.

England’s Batting Display

England, after being put into bat by New Zealand, posted a total of 282/9 in their allotted 50 overs. Joe Root played a crucial knock, contributing 77 runs off 86 balls, supported by Jonny Bairstow, who scored 33 runs, and Jos Buttler, who added 43 runs. Matt Henry was the star with the ball for New Zealand, claiming three wickets for 48 runs.

New Zealand’s Dominant Response

In response, New Zealand showcased their batting prowess, led by the exceptional performances of Devon Conway and Rachin Ravindra. Conway anchored the innings with a magnificent 152 runs off 121 balls, including 19 fours and 3 sixes, while Ravindra played a scintillating knock of 123 runs off 96 balls, featuring 11 fours and 5 sixes. The partnership between the two set the tone for New Zealand’s chase, as they reached the target with ease.

New Zealand’s Victory

New Zealand reached 283/1 in just 36.2 overs, securing a comprehensive 9-wicket victory over England. This dominant performance in their opening match sets a promising tone for New Zealand’s campaign in the World Cup.

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Player of the Match

Rachin Ravindra’s brilliant batting performance earned him the ‘Player of the Match’ award.

New Zealand’s convincing win in the 2023 ODI World Cup opener will undoubtedly boost their confidence as they continue their journey in the tournament, while England will look to regroup and come back stronger in their upcoming matches.

Here are the best tweets from England vs New Zealand match at ODI World Cup 2023:

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