- Australia scored 243 runs, New Zealand’s team lost to 157 runs in 43.4 overs
- For the Australian team, Khawaja scored 88 and Kerry scored 71, Stark took 5 wickets
- Trent Boult of New Zealand took a hat-trick, he is the first bowler to do so
- Mohammad Shami had taken a hat-trick against Afghanistan before Boult
Australia defeated New Zealand by 86 runs at Lord’s on Saturday In the 37th World Cup of the World. This is Australia 7th win in this World Cup. He is the first place in the points table with 14 points. This is his second consecutive victory in the history of the tournament against New Zealand. Australia also beat New Zealand in the last World Cup final. Australia first scored 243 runs in 50 overs in 9 wickets. In reply, New Zealand was all out for 157 runs in 43.4 overs. Trent Boult created history
New Zealand player Trent Boult took the hat-trick in the last over of the Australian innings. Trent Boult created history. They dismissed Usman Khawaja, Mitchell Starc and Jason Behrendorf. He is the first bowler to take a hat-trick in the World Cup in New Zealand side. This is the second hat-trick in this World Cup. Earlier Mohammed Shami did this against Afghanistan.
Smith got the wicket in ODI after 1679 days
New Zealand captain Kane Williamson scored 40 runs in 51 balls. Ross Taylor played 30 runs in 54 balls. Both shared a 55-run partnership for the third wicket. Mitchell Starc took 5 wickets in 9.4 over give 26 runs for Australia. Steve Smith dismissed Colin de Grandhomme. He got a wicket after 1679 days in ODI career. Smith took the last wicket on 23 November 2014.
Khawaja and Alex Keri shared 107 runs partnership
Usman Khawaja of Australia played 88 runs in 129 balls Alex Kerry scored 71 runs in 72 balls and out off Williamson’s delivery. He made a 107-run partnership with Khawaja for the sixth wicket. For New Zealand, Bolt got 4, Lucky Ferguson and James Neesham 2-2. Ken Williamson got a breakthrough.
Warner-Finch scored less than 50 runs in this World Cup
Earlier, captain Andrew Flintoff, who scored a century in the previous game, returned to the pavilion by scoring 8 runs. Trent Bolt made LBW out. Lucky Ferguson sent pavilion to David Warner. They scored 16 runs. This is the second time in this World Cup when both Warner and Finch could not score 50+ runs in a match. Earlier, Warner 3 and Finch were dismissed by 6 runs against the West Indies.