In the next match of the World Cup 2011 we will have two matches on 25 February 2011 starting with the early match between Australia and New Zealand which happens to be the first big match in the event where predicting a winner is as hard as it can get. Although New Zealand are not playing to the best of there abilities at the moment but they are still a team whcih some how or the other tend to make sure that that they play better in the world Cup matches. This match will be played at nagpur on 25 February 2011 and will start at 04:00 GMT.
Australia defeated New Zealand by 7 wickets in World Cup Group Match
Date: 25 February 2011 Time: 04:00 GMT
Venue: Nagpur, India
Australia are coming into this match on the back of win against Zimbabwe couple of days ago, it was a match where every one expected that Australia will crush the Zimbabwe team but that did not happen and although they won the match they were not in total control as Ponting would want them to be. Good news for them is Mitchel Johnson is back in form and getting wickets as he racked up 4 wickets in this match while Watson continued his great run of form with the bat when he gave australia a good start with a well batted 79 runs to his name.
On the other hand we have always underdogs, New Zealand side who won their first match against kenya with real ease, as they hammered them in the match with bowl and bad, New Zealand bowled them out for jsut 69 runs and went on to win the match by 10 wickets and stamp their authority in the World Cup 2011.
Australia Defeated New Zealand by 7 Wickets in World Cup 2011 Match
Stunning performence by Mitchel Johnson and Australia to defeate New Zealand by 7 wickets. Relatively easy win for them as Kiwis struggle to cope with the big match pressure
Match Result and Highlights
New Zealand: 206 (45.1 ov)
Australia: 207/3 (34.0 ov)
Australia won by 7 wickets (with 96 balls remaining)