Cricket World Cup 2015: New Zealand defeats Afghanistan by six wickets in Napier
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Afghanistan batted first and were bowled out in 47.4 overs, setting the target of 186 runs for New Zealand to chase. In response, New Zealand scored 188 for four with 83 balls remaining in their innings.scored the most runs of his team with 56, followed by with 54. For New Zealand DL Vettori was the leading wicket taker with four, followed by with three, CJ Anderson with two, and with one wicket.
, with 57, was the leading run scorer for New Zealand followed by with 42, with 33, with 24, with 19 and with seven. Elliot and Anderson remained unbeaten leading New Zealand to victory. and for Afghanistan got one wicket each.
After this game New Zealand have advanced for the knock-out stage while Afghanistan has been eliminated. It is Afghanistan's first world cup, claiming their first win overearlier in the tournament.
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