New Zealand national cricket team announced themselves as one of the most formidable forces to be reckoned with in the ongoing edition of the ICC Men’s ODI World Cup 2023 tournament. The Black Caps have been riding high on confidence as they became the first team to win the first three games of this edition’s World Cup.
The fact that they have been able to get accustomed to the conditions goes to show how prepared they are as a team. It seems that they have got answers to all sorts of puzzles. They kick-started their campaign with an easy nine-wicket win over England at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad.
They locked horns with the Netherlands cricket team in the second match of the ICC ODI World Cup. As it turned out, they defeated the Dutch team by 99 runs at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad to make it two wins in a row. New Zealand registered a hat-trick of wins by defeating Bangladesh in their third game.
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Aakash Chopra rates New Zealand cricket team highly in this ICC ODI World Cup
New Zealand played against Bangladesh in the 11th game of the marquee event at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. Batting first, the Tigers posted 245/9 in their quota of 50 overs. In response, New Zealand comfortably chased down the target without any fuss as they won the game by eight wickets in 42.5 overs.
Aakash Chopra reserved the highest respect for New Zealand after their one-sided victory over the Tigers. Talking about the same, he said, New Zealand are marching on towards the semi-final.
“New Zealand have won three out of three games. New Zealand are galloping towards the semi-final, that they will reach their first. They have a wish like that. We will see if they reach before us,” he said on his official YouTube channel.
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