NZ vs ENG ICC Men’s CWC2023 Match 01, Ahmedabad, Full innings Highlight – ENG Innings

282/9, 58/3 in the final 10 ! Match 01, ICC Men’s Cricket Worldcup

The last WC Finalists: ENG and NZ come across each other for the opener of ICC Men’s Cricket Worldcup opening Match. Ahmedabad, witht he capacity of one lac thirty-thousand, hosts the opener between these two teams. 

Match begins with Tom Latham, NZ skipper, for the opening game of the ICC Worldcup 2023, wins the toss and elected to bowl first. Jonny Bairstow and David Malan open the innings for England whilst Trent Boult gets the ball in hand for his opening spell. England score 51/1 in the first 10.

England continue losing wickets at regular intervals. Every English batter reaches double figure in the match 01 of ICC’s Cricket Worldcup India 2023 and plays a loose shot. Jos Buttler shows some resistance but gets out on 43.England manage 173 for the loss of 5 wickets in the middle stages. They are 224/6 at the end of 40.Joe Root and Matt Henry are the top performers of the 2nd Power play of the first match of ICC CWC 2023.

The final Power play continue haunting England as Joe Root’s Reverse sweep attempt gets him bowled out. Matt Henry proving himself as the man to watch who completes his quota by giving away only 48 with 4.8 economy grabbing 3 wickets. NZ’s front-line bowler, Trent Boult also finishes his 10 overs giving away 48 for 1 besides Santner is the 3rd bowler to bowl full overs while giving away only 37 for 2. Meanwhile Rachin also finishes his quota and proves cost by conceding 76 in his 10 with 1 wicket.

NZ vs ENG ICC Men’s CWC2023 Match 01, Ahmedabad, Full innings Highlight – ENG Innings

Surprisingly, the Bazball followers only managed 2 boundary in the final 10. That’s England only added 58 runs in the final ten beside losing 3 wickets with regular intervels. Adil and Wood recover the innings to some extent and added 30 for the final wicket-stand and their bowlers something to bowl at.

England set 283 for NZ in the 50 overs. With required runrate of 6.66. Ravi Shastri has rightly said that, you have bat longer to score runs on these pitches and Joe root did the same. He didn’t show the baseball approach and continues sailing silently and smoothly to become the top run scorer of the innings. 

NZ vs ENG ICC Men’s CWC2023 Match 01, Ahmedabad, Full innings Highlight – ENG Innings

Overall, England’s Inning include twenty-one 4s and six 6s. Matt Henry gets 3 wickets, Mitchell Santner and Glenn Phillips 2 each while Trent Boult and Rachin Ravindra getting 1 each in the 1st game of the Worldcup 2023.

Is it Below-par batting or Above-par bowling?

Let’s move to the 2nd inning for finding the answer to this question.

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