AUS vs NZ: High scoring encounter highlights, 771 mutually scored by both teams

Pat Cummins

The AUS vs NZ was a high-scoring game where both the teams jointly scored 771 runs. Australia won the match by five runs.

AUS VS NZ

After the cliffhanger between Pakistan and South Africa on October 27, The Aus vs NZ was another thriller. On October 28, the Australia and New Zealand clash was at HPCA Stadium, Dharamshala. New Zealand’s stand-in skipper, Tom Latham, chose to bowl first on winning the toss. Batting First, the Australian cricket team started all guns blazing. The openers David Warner and Travis Head’s start led Australia to score a giant score of 388. While David Warner scored 81 off 65 balls, Travis Head smashed 109 off 67 deliveries. In addition, Glenn Maxwell, Josh Inglis, and Pat Cummins cameos added to accelerate Australia’s scoreboard. Talking of the New Zealand bowlers, Glenn Phillips figures was 3/37 in 10 overs. Moreover, Trent Boult grabbed three wickets (3/77) in 10 overs, and Mitchell Santner’s bowling figures were 2/80 in 10 overs.

In reply, New Zealand lost early wickets of David Conway and Will Young, scoring 28 off 17 and 32 of 37 balls, respectively. However, the third batsman in the row, Rachin Ravindra, had partnerships with Daryl Mitchell and Jimmy Neesham. While Daryl Mitchell scored 54 off 51 balls, Jimmy Neesham sliced 58 off 39 balls. Rachin Ravindra smashed his second century of the 2023 World Cup. He slashed 116 off 89 balls. However, his 116 off 89 deliveries couldn’t help the New Zealand cricket team overcome the opposition. Drawing near to the victory, the New Zealand team lost by five runs. Jimmy Neesham’s run-out was the climax that determined the result. Australian spinner, Adam Zampa grabbed three wickets (3/74) in 10 overs. Josh Hazlewood and Pat Cummins took two wickets each in 10 overs. Moreover, with 771 runs, the Aus vs NZ was the highest World Cup match aggregate.

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