England and New Zealand will face each other today in an ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 encounter. The England vs New Zealand CWC 2019 match is the 41st game of the global ticket tournament which will be played at Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street. While the England side reel with 10 points on the CWC 2019 points table with five victories in eight matches, New Zealand have 11 points so far while paying and winnings same of matches as that of England. England vs New Zealand Cricket Score 41th ODI Match.
Both the teams need to win today’s match to confirm their birth in semi-finals of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. As the nerve-wracking game between both the teams is going to be played today, here we look at their clashes in last five ODI matches. England vs New Zealand ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Weather Report: Check Out the Rain Forecast and Pitch Report of Riverside Ground in Durham.
England vs New Zealand– 10th March 2018 – Hagley Oval, Christchurch England won by 7 wickets
England won the match easily after restricting New Zealand to 223/10 in 49.5 overs, and chased down the target in just 32.4 overs, with superb century by opener Jonny Bairstow (104) and half-century his opening partner Alex Hales (61).
England vs New Zealand– 7th March 2018 – University Oval, Dunedin– New Zealand won by 5 wickets
England put up a gigantic total of 335/9 in 50 overs, however, the home side New Zealand defeated them after senior player Ross Taylor played an unbeaten inning of 181, along with the support of wicket-keeper Tom Latham who smashed 71. Kiwis achieved the target with 3 balls remaining, winning the match by five wickets.
England vs New Zealand– 3rd March 2018 – Westpac Stadium, Wellington- England won by 4 runs
The stressful match saw England emerging victorious in the last over by just four runs after Blackcaps failed to achieve the target in 50 overs in spite of two wickets remaining. Kiwis could only score 230/8 in 50 overs, and England managed a victory in the final over as Kiwis remained four runs short in the end.
England vs New Zealand– 28th February 2018 – Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga- England won by 6 wickets
After England won the toss and opt to bowl, the home side New Zealand could only score 223 in 49.4 overs, losing all of their batsmen. Visitors England easily reached the target in just 37.5 overs, with Eoin Morgan’s 62 and Ben Stokes unbeaten innings of 63 runs.
England vs New Zealand– 25th February 2018 – Seddon Park, Hamilton– New Zealand won by 3 wickets
The match saw the hosts New Zealand starting the five-match ODI series against England with a victory by 3 wickets after England scored 284/8 batting first. Kiwis chased down the target with four balls remaining with the help of awesome 113-run knock by Ross Taylor along with fellow teammate Tom Latham, who scored 79.
Hence, the last ODI clashes saw England side registering victory 3-2 in a five-match ODI series. The series was a tough battle between both the cricket playing nations and today’s ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 England vs New Zealand is equally a close encounter with the presence of some strong players in both the teams.