Tuesday, March 24, 2015

New Zealand enters finals with win over South Africa

New Zealand won against South Africa by 4 wickets
Cricket world cup 2015, New Zealand enters into the finals of cricket world cup 2015 by winning over South Africa by 4 wickets. New Zealand scored 299/6 in 49.5 overs Chasing 296 runs(D/L method) New Zealand started well with Brendon McCullum scoring 59 from 26 balls, Guptill 34 from 38  and Ross Taylor score 30 from 39, At one stage New Zealand were struggling from 149/4 from 22 overs. But Corey Anderson(58 from 57) and Grant Elliot(84* from 73) Made 103 partnership between them and put New Zealand at strong position after that New Zealand two quick wickets of Anderson and Luke Ronchi when New Zealand need 28 from 17 balls. Daniel Vettori(7 from 6) and Grant Elliot Finished of the things with 1 ball to spare. In South Africa bowling Morne Morkel took 3 wickets, Dale Steyn and Duminy scalping 1 wicket each. Earlier, South Africa scored 276 runs in 43 overs. Du Plessis was the top scorer with 82 runs, at the end Davis Millier(49 from 18) and AB de Villiers(65 from 45 balls) helped them to score that total. In New Zealand bowling Trent Boult took 2 wickets while Corey Anderson took 3 wickets. Grant Elliot was awarded with Man of the Match award. Before that South Africa won the toss and opted to bat first.

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