On Wednesday (3rd July), England and New Zealand will face each other at Riverside Ground (Chester-le-Street) in the match 41 of the 2019 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup.
Both teams have played eight matches of this tournament, and both have won five matches. While the hosts England have already earned 10 points, New Zealand have also earned 11 points in this tournament. The English team is two points away to reach the semi-final, and the Kiwi side needs to add one more point to secure their spot for the semi-final.
Before this crucial 41st game of this tournament, here we are with some statistical preview of this match.
Teams’ recent ODI form
England (in last ten matches; oldest to latest): Won, Won, Won, Won, Lost, Won, Won, Won, Lost, Lost and Won
New Zealand (in last ten matches; oldest to latest): Lost, Won, Won, Won, Won, Won, Won, Won, Won, Lost and Lost
ODI records at Riverside Ground (Chester-le-Street)
Head-to-Head ODI records
Overall (89 matches): England won 40 ODIs; New Zealand won 43 ODIs (2 ties and 4 no results)
In England (30 matches): England won 16 ODIs; New Zealand won 12 ODIs (2 no results)
At Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street (3 matches): England won 2 ODIs; New Zealand won 1 ODI
In the World Cup (8 matches): England won 3 ODIs; New Zealand won 5 ODIs
In the last ten matches: England won 6 ODIs; New Zealand won 4 ODIs
- Since 1983 CWC, England have never beaten New Zealand in the CWC. New Zealand have won all their last five CWC meetings against England. Last time, New Zealand suffered a CWC defeat against England on 9th June 1983.
i) As an English ODI captain, Eoin Morgan has already scored 3,954 runs. Another 46 runs will help him to become the first English ODI captain to score 4,000 runs.
i) English batsman Joe Root has scored 476 runs in the ongoing 2019 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup. He will be the first English batsman to score 500 runs in a CWC edition after adding 24 more runs.
ii) Joe Root has scored 901 ODI runs against New Zealand. Adding 21 more runs, Root will surpass Allan Lamb (921 runs) and will become England’s new most ODI run-scorer against New Zealand.
i) England pacer Jofra Archer has already claimed 16 wickets in the ongoing 2019 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup. Taking another wicket, he will become the most wicket-taker for England in an edition of the CWC history. Currently, Archer is jointly leading this table along with Ian Botham who also took 16 wickets in 1992 CWC.
i) English opening batsman Jason Roy has scored 3,962 runs in the international career. He will complete his 4,000 international runs by adding another 38 runs.
i) English all-rounder Ben Stokes has scored 5,971 runs in the international career. The left-handed batsman is 29 runs away to reach the 6,000-run milestone in his international career.
i) English pacer Liam Plunkett has bagged 197 wickets in the international career. He needs three more wickets to complete his 200 international wickets.
i) The left-arm pacer Trent Boult has already claimed 35 wickets in CWC career. Only Jacob Oram and Daniel Vettori took more CWC wickets for New Zealand than Boult as both took 36 CWC wickets. Boult needs to pick up two more wickets to create a new CWC record for his country.
i) New Zealand captain Kane Williamson has scored 454 runs in the ongoing 2019 CWC. As a New Zealand captain, only Martin Crowe scored more runs than Williamson in an edition of the CWC as Crowe scored 456 runs in 1992 edition. Williamson will surpass Crowe in this list by adding another three runs.
ii) Kane Williamson has already scored 926 ODI runs against England. He is 74 runs away to complete his 1,000 ODI runs against this side. While Ross Taylor (1,381 runs) was the first New Zealand batsman to score 1,000 ODI runs against England, Williamson is going to be the second Kiwi batsman to achieve this feat.
i) The Kiwi opener Martin Guptill has already scored 967 runs in CWC career. Stephen Fleming (1,075 runs) was the only New Zealand batsman to score 1,000 CWC runs. Guptill needs to score 33 more runs to become the second Kiwi batsman to score 1,000 runs in CWC career.