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NZ vs ENG, 1st ODI 2023

NZ vs ENG, New Zealand won from England with 8 Wickets

The exciting match played between two powerful teams NZ vs ENG. During the visit of New Zealand to Wales. The breathtaking match was played on 8th September 2023. They both played the first match of 4 matches ODI series in Cardiff. Good Luck and efficient performance of black caps let them win the match from Cricket champions, the England team.

Guest team won the toss and chose to ball first in NZ vs ENG Match. The host team gave them the target of 291 runs and lost their 6 wickets. They played all overs. Thus, the guest played in second innings. They won in just 45.4 overs. They scored 297 and lost just 2 wickets.

Match Features

VenueSofia Gardens in Cardiff, Wales
TossNew Zealand won the toss and chose to ball first
SeriesNew Zealand tour to England
Man of the MatchDevon Conway
ODI debutGus Atkinson
UmpiresPaul Reiffel Alex Wharf
Third UmpireAdrian Holstock
Reserve UmpireMartin Saggers
RefereeChris Broad
Match Briefing
NZ vs ENG, 1st ODI 2023
ENG Batsman

First Innings: NZ vs. ENG, England 291/6 in 50 Overs

Brook and Malan

Harry Brook and Dawid Malan started as openers. Both played well and didn’t lose any wickets until the 15th over. But their strike rate was not that high. Brook played 41 balls and scored 25. His score included only two boundaries. His partner, Malan, could score 54 on 53 balls. A good strike rate of 101.88. He shot nine boundaries.

In the 15th over, Malan lost his wicket to Ravindra. He was bowled over. The bowler was intended to have an LBW. It seemed pretty close on the first attempt. Maybe it was about to bounce off the stumps. Unfortunately, Malan moved outward. Much farther from the wickets. The ball ultimately touched the middle wicket. He was unable to warp speed. Thus, he played a wonderful inning. Joe Root came to the crease.

Root and Brook

Hard luck to the English team; Brook also lost his wicket in the next over. It was a sharp bounce. He stepped and quailed. He gloved the wicketkeeper. On the perfect ball from Ferguson, he was unable to stay at stumps. Thus, he lost his wicket. Ben Stokes has come to the crease now.

Root and Stokes

Root couldn’t play very well. He played 15 balls and scored only six without any boundaries or sixes. He was out on the 21st over. He finished his scratch stint with a slog sweep. Similar to his previous performance against New Zealand. Indeed, he never really gained sufficient momentum and finally lost it out of exasperation. His top edge was caught by Mitchell.

He was forced to look into the sun, but he handled it well. White men were 101/3. Jos Buttler was on the crease now.

Buttler and Stokes

Stokes played well and scored 52 on 69 balls. His score included three boundaries. In the 38th ball Ravindra took his wickets. Just after his half century, he got a flat delusion on the off side. He flayed off his rear foot. He was about to play aerial direction, but he didn’t get the leverage to clear the man-ring surrounding him. Just after he shot the ball. Nichlolls caught it. Livingstone came to a crease now. England was 189/4.

Buttler and Livingstone

Liam Livingstone played a wonderful inning. He played 40 balls and scored 52. His innings included three boundaries and three sixes. His strike rate was 130.00. The highest among the team. In the 48th over, during Southee’s bowling, he lost his wicket. He faced a slow ball.

He tried to throw it off the ground, but the offcutter slowed him down, and the ball flew up, but not far. Mitchell came in over the rope and took the easy take. However, the batter’s assessment of his ability in the lower-middle order was rather good. Chris Woakes was on the crease now.

Woakes and Buttler

Buttler had a 105.88 strike rate. He played 68 balls and scored 72. He shot five boundaries and two sixes as well. In the 48th over, Southee threw a slower ball. The batter set him backward towards the crease. Once he shot the ball, Ferguson caught it comfortably. The fielder was sprinting over to the mid-off side. He repositioned himself and moved down to the ground. What a perfect over of Southee! He caught both hitters in just a span of three balls. David Willey was on the crease now.

Woakes and Willey

Woakes scored 4 on 4 balls. However, Willey tried to play well and scored 21 on 11 balls. Thus, the overs ended with a sum of 291 runs on the loss of 6 wickets by England. The later team has to make 292 runs to win.

NZ vs ENG, 1st ODI 2023
NZ vs ENG, 1st ODI 2023

Batting Summary

BatsmenWicket byRunsStrike Rate
Harry Brookc Latham b Ferguson25/4160.97
Dawid Malanb Ravindra54/53101.88
Joe Rootc Mitchell b Ravindra6/1540.00
Ben Stokesc Nicholls b Ravindra52/6975.36
Jos Buttlerc Ferguson b Southee72/68105.88
Liam Livingstonec Michell b Southee52/40130.00
Chris WoakesNot out4/4100.00
David WilleyNot out21/11190.90
Extras(nb 1, w 4)5 
Total50 Overs (RR: 5.82)291/6 
Team England Batting Briefing

Gus Atkinson, Adil Rashid and Reece Topley didn’t bat.

Bowling Summary

Tim Southee210
Matt Henry010
Kyle Jamieson07
Lockie Ferguson19
Rachn Ravindra310
Glenn Phillips04
Team New Zealand Bowling Briefing
NZ vs ENG, 1st ODI 2023
Team England

Second Innings: NZ vs. ENG, New Zealand 297/2 in 45.4 Overs

Conway and Young

What a perfect performance by the Black Caps! They didn’t lose many wickets and also ended it beforehand. The inning started with the opening batters, Devon Conway and Will Young, on the pitch.

Conway performed so efficiently that he was declared the man of the match. He played 121 balls and scored 111 runs. He shot 13 boundaries and one six. His perfect performance didn’t allow the bowlers to outscore him. So he remained out till the end. Unfortunately, the other opener, Young, lost his wicket.

He played 33 balls and scored 29 runs. In the 11th over, during the bowling of Rashid, he lost his wicket by stumping.

Rashid entered the match right away. Thrown about, floating in, veering off, and uprooted from the stump! Excellent start to the game, and England was already playing! Given that it first appeared to be headed towards a central stump perhaps that may have also flipped the pad. Rashid has taken 100 wickets in England and Wales.

At that time, the hosting team thought they would win the match as they had taken the first wicket not that late. And the Black Caps have only scored 61 since then. Henry Nicholls was on the crease now.

Nicholls and Conway

Nicholls scored 26 runs on 30 balls. He scored 26 on 30 balls. His score included 3 feces. But he lost his wicket in the 21st over. On the ball from Willey, the ball snickered across the width of the wicketkeeper. Although it had a slight rebound out of the point, it was essentially just there to be hammered through. He almost made his stroke, but Buttler took care of the rest. New Zealand was 117 on two balls.

Mitchell and Conway

Daryl Mitchell was on the crease now. Conway and Mitchell played a perfect partnership. Mitchell scored 118 runs on 92 balls. He did seven boundaries 7 sixes. Hence, the efficient innings of Conway and Mitchell ended the match in the 46th over. The later team scored 297 runs so easily. Both hitters went not out.

Batting Summary

BatsmenWicket byRunsStrike Rate
Devon ConwayNot out111/12191.73
Will Youngb Rashid29/3387.87
Henry Nichollsc Buttler b Willey26/3086.66
Daryl MitchellNot out118/91129.67
Extras(lb 2, nb 1, w 10)13 
Total45.4 Overs (RR: 6.50)297/2 
New Zealand Batting Briefing

Glenn Philips, Kyle Jamieson, Tom Latham, Rachin Ravindra, Lockie Ferguson, Matt Henry and Tim Southee didn’t bat. So, just like this NZ won’s a wonderful Match (NZ vs ENG)

NZ vs ENG, 1st ODI 2023
New Zealand team

Bowling Summary

Chris Woakes07
Reece Topley06
David Willey16
Adil Rashid18
Joe Root04
Gus Atkinson07
Liam Livingstone07.4
England Bowling Briefing

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