England delivered a commanding performance to secure a resounding victory over New Zealand in the fourth and final ODI of the four-match series at the iconic Lord’s Cricket Ground. The home team triumphed in the contest by a significant margin of 100 runs and clinched the leg (3-1)

England’s innings and Dawid Malan’s brilliant ton

Winning the toss and opting to bat first, England laid the foundation for their imposing total of 311/9 in their allotted 50 overs. The standout performer of the innings was the prolific Dawid Malan, who showcased his class with a masterful century. Malan’s knock of 127 runs off 114 deliveries included a remarkable 14 fours and three sixes, leaving a lasting impression on the match.

Jos Buttler also contributed a vital 36 runs from 31 balls, while other notable contributions came from Joe Root, Liam Livingstone, and Sam Curran. England’s batting lineup displayed resilience and flair, enabling them to post a challenging 312-run target for New Zealand.

Despite facing a formidable English batting lineup, the Kiwi bowlers displayed determination and skill. Rachin Ravindra emerged as the standout performer among the New Zealand bowlers, snaring four crucial wickets for 60 runs in his allotted ten overs. The bowlers collectively toiled to contain the English onslaught.

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New Zealand innings

In reply, the Blackcaps struggled to build partnerships and were eventually bowled out for 211 in 38.2 overs. Rachin played a valiant knock, scoring 61 runs off 48 balls, featuring three fours and four sixes. However, his heroics weren’t enough to steer New Zealand to victory. Henry Nicholls contributed 41 runs from 48 balls, while no other Kiwi batter managed to make a significant impact.

Moeen Ali shines with the ball for England

England’s bowlers showcased remarkable discipline and teamwork, with Moeen Ali emerging as the pick of the bowlers, scalping four wickets, and David Willey providing valuable support by chipping in with one crucial wicket.

Ultimately, England emerged triumphant in a compelling showdown with an emphatic victory, clinching the match by a commanding margin of 100 runs.

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