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England vs New Zealand - 1st Match World Cup 2023

World Cup 2023 – 1st match between England and New Zealand

England vs New Zealand World Cup 2023

1st ODI:

First game of the World Cup 2023 between England and New Zealand is going to be played at the Narendra Modi Stadium, Motera, Ahmedabad on October 5th 2023.

England  vs New Zealand History:

Overall:

Matches:

The teams competed 95 times against each other. England won 45 times including a win in a tie, whereas New Zealand won 44 times. A couple (2) of matches resulted in a tie and four (4) games were called off without any result (No Result).

The consecutive winning streak for England against New Zealand was 4 matches from 1975 to 1983.

The longest undefeated streak for England against New Zealand was 8 matches from 1973 to 1983.

The consecutive winning streak for New Zealand against England was 5 matches (twice) from 1983 to 1983 and from 2008 to 2013.

The longest undefeated streak for New Zealand against England was 6 matches from 2008 to 2013.

Last 5 (completed) match results of England against New Zealand are WWWLW*.

https://ibandhu.com/2023/09/14/new-zealand-tour-of-england-2023-4th-odi/

In World Cup History:

Matches:

The teams competed 10 times against each other. England won 5 times including a win in a tie, whereas New Zealand won 5 times.

The consecutive winning streak for England against New Zealand was 3 matches from 1975 to 1983.

The longest undefeated streak for England against New Zealand was 3 matches from 1975 to 1983.

The consecutive winning streak for New Zealand against England was 5 matches from 1983 to 2015.

The longest undefeated streak for New Zealand against England was 5 matches from 1983 to 2015.

Last 5 (completed) match results of England against New Zealand are W*WLLL.

https://ibandhu.com/2019/07/13/new-zealand-vs-england-world-cup-2019-final/

Points and Rankings:

The match is the comparison between the fifth rank (England (105)) and sixth rank (New Zealand (103)) teams, a perfect battle. England is just a couple (2) of points ahead of New Zealand.

The England Team:

The team completed 785 games in the format. Out of them, the team won 397 times including a (1) win in a tie and lost 349 times. Eight (8) games resulted in a tie. 31 outings were called off without any result (No Result).

Last 5 (completed) match results of England are WWWWL.

https://ibandhu.com/2023/09/25/ireland-tour-of-england-2023-24-3rd-odi/

The team completed 84 games in the World cup of the format (ODI). Out of them, the team won 49 times including a victory in a tie and lost 33 times. One (1) encounter resulted in a tie and One (1) outing was called off without any result (No Result).

Last 5 (completed) World cup match results of England are W*WWWL.

The New Zealand Team:

The team completed 811 games in the format. Out of them, the team won 372 times and lost 390 times including a (1) defeat in a tie. Six (6) games resulted in a tie. 43 outings were called off without any result (No Result).

Last 5 (completed) match results of New Zealand are WWLLL.

https://ibandhu.com/2023/09/25/new-zealand-tour-of-bangladesh-2023-24-3rd-odi/

The team completed 91 games in the World cup of the format (ODI). Out of them, the team won 54 times and lost 35 times including a defeat in a tie. A couple (2) of outings were called off without any result (No Result).

Last 5 (completed) World cup match results of New Zealand are L*WLLL.

The Outing:

The result of the match will impact the team’s points, as if the result will go in favor of England then the team will gain a couple (2) of points with a (1) position in the ranking, whereas the opponent will lose a (1) point without any impact in the ranking. On the other hand, in case of a reverse result, England will lose a (1) point with a (1) position in the ranking, on the other hand, New Zealand will gain a (1) point with a (1) position in the ranking. In case of tie, both the teams will neither gain nor lose either the points or the ranking.

Venue Weather:

Weather forecast of Ahmedabad shows the weather would be pretty sunny and clear throughout the play, but an (1) hour in the mid evening, when the weather would be mostly clear. There will be almost no chance of rain, as the precipitation percentage would be between 0% to 2%. The temperature would be between 26-34 Celsius. The wind would be between 5 – 13 km/h. The speed of wind and the temperature, both would fluctuate throughout the engagement.

Narendra Modi Stadium, Motera, Ahmedabad

Toss and Pitch:

Teams preferred to bat first after winning the toss, which happened 15 times out of 26 played games, and the selection favored the teams, as the teams won 9 times and lost 6 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to bat first, are WLLLW.

https://ibandhu.com/2022/02/11/west-indies-tour-of-india-2021-22-3rd-odi/

On the other hand, the teams who chose to field first, won 6 times and lost 5 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to field first, are LWLWL.

https://ibandhu.com/2022/02/09/west-indies-tour-of-india-2021-22-2nd-odi/

The first batting team won the match 14 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won the match 12 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while the team bat first, are WWLLW.

Overall, 15 times the teams won the toss, won the matches and lost 11 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while winning the toss, are WLWLL.

England:

Particularly, for England, the team won the toss 1 time in 2 games, which the side lost.

Last 5 (completed) match results of England at the venue, while winning the toss, are L – – – -.

Last 5 (completed) match results of England at the venue, while losing the toss, are W – – – -.

New Zealand:

Particularly, for New Zealand, the team won the toss 0 times in 2 games.

Last 5 (completed) match results of New Zealand at the venue, while winning the toss, are – – – – -.

Last 5 (completed) match results of New Zealand at the venue, while losing the toss, are WW – – -.

Score:

The lowest defended total was 193 runs in 1986, and the highest successful chase was 325 runs (14 balls remaining with 5 wickets in hand) in 2002.

The first innings lowest total was 85 runs in 2006 and the highest total was 365 runs in 2010. For the second innings, the lowest total was 100 runs (completed innings) in 1993 and the highest was 325 runs (14 balls remaining with 5 wickets in hand) in 2002.

The batting average of the first innings is 33.23 and 29.44 is for the second innings.

ODI History Between the Teams at the Venue:

Both the teams faced each other once at the venue. New Zealand won the encounter.

Last 5 (completed) match results of England against New Zealand at the venue are L – – – -.

Teams’ ODI History at Venue:

England Unit:

The side has an average record, as the team won 1 time and lost also 1 time in 2 played outings.

Last 5 (completed) match results of England at the venue are WL – – -.

The team has never got a chance to set the target, till date.

New Zealand Unit:

The team has a dream record, as the team won both played outings.

Last 5 (completed) match results of New Zealand at the venue are WW – – -.

The side never got a chance to win the toss, till date.

Selected XI for both the Teams:

England:

The side may go with a couple (2) of pacers and a (1) spinner, as the side would like to include a couple (2) of all-rounders, both with pace, and a (1) batting all-rounder with spin.

England Eleven: J. Bairstow, D. Malan, J. Root, H. Brook, J. Buttler, L. Livingstone, S. Curran, C. Woakes, M. Wood, A. Rashid, R. Topley

New Zealand:

The team may go with three (3) pacers and a (1) spinner, as the team would like to include a couple (2) of all-rounders, both with pace, and a (1) bowling all-rounder with spin.

New Zealand Eleven: W. Young, D. Conway, D. Mitchell, G. Phillips, T. Latham, J. Neesham, M. Santner, I. Sodhi, M. Henry, L. Ferguson, T. Boult

*Notes: the result of the most recent match is at the left.

*Notes: T means tie in “last five match results”.

*Notes: “*” means the match was tied but the match was resulted through one over eliminator.

*Notes: Images were taken from Google Search.

*Notes: https://crickettimes.com/2023/06/icc-announces-full-schedule-of-odi-world-cup-2023-england-to-take-on-new-zealand-in-the-opening-clash/

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