Australia vs New Zealand 27 Match, ICC Cricket World Cup 2023:
Date: October 28, 2023
Venue: Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamshala
Result: Australia won by 5 runs
Australia: 388/10 in 50 overs
New Zealand: 383/9 in 50 overs
Man of the Match: Travis Head (Aus)
Australia: Travis Head (109), David Warner (81), Glenn Maxwell (41), Mitchell Marsh (36), Pat Cummins (2-66), Adam Zampa (3-74), Josh Hazlewood (2-70)
New Zealand: Rachin Ravindra (116), Devon Conway (28), Daryl Mitchell (54), James Neesham (58), Trent Boult (3-77), Glenn Phillips (3-37), Mitchell Santner (2-80).
Australia batted first and scored 388 runs in 49.2 overs. Travis Head and David Warner made a great start by making a partnership of 175 runs for the first wicket. Head was eventually out for 109. Warner continued his good form and scored 81 runs in 92 balls.
After Warner’s dismissal, Australia lost wickets at regular intervals, but they managed to reach a mammoth score of 388 runs for 10 wickets in 50 overs. Glenn Maxwell (41) and Pat Cummins (37) also contributed useful runs at the end of the innings.
New Zealand, chasing the target, lost by 61 runs in the 8th over. And soon the second wicket was also lost for 72 runs. But Rachin Raveendran continued his good form and scored 116 runs in 89 balls.
After Conway’s dismissal, New Zealand lost wickets at regular intervals, but they managed to reach 383 for 9 in 50 overs, missing out by only 5 runs. James Neesham (58) scored runs.
Adam Zampa also took 3 wickets. Josh Hazlewood and Pat Cummins took two wickets each.
— ICC Cricket World Cup (@cricketworldcup) October 28, 2023
Australia won by 5 runs in a thrilling match against New Zealand. Head and Warner performed well in the batting department, while Starc and Zampa were excellent in the bowling department.
New Zealand also performed well in batting. However, they fell behind in the end.
Highest World Cup Totals in a Losing Cause
383/9 – New Zealand vs Australia, Dharamsala, 2023
344/9 – Sri Lanka vs Pakistan, Hyderabad, 2023
334/9 – England vs Pakistan, Nottingham, 2019
333/8 – Bangladesh vs Australia, Nottingham, 2019
327/8 – England vs Ireland, Bengaluru, 2011