One of the biggest clashes of 2015 cricket world cup finished today between hosts New Zealand and Australia at the Eden Park of Auckland. Kane Williamson was the hero at the end of the match as he hit winning stroke for Kiwis to win the exciting thriller. Blackcaps have defeated Australia by 1 wicket with 161 balls remaining while chasing a small total of 151.
At one stage it was looking that New Zealand would win the match comfortably but Australia’s fast bowler Mitchell Starc put his side in the match and took 6 wickets. In his 9th over of the match he took two wickets on consecutive deliveries to put Blackcaps in vain. New Zealand was 146/9 in 22.4 overs and Starc was set to take his first hat-trick but unfortunately he couldn’t do it and Boult played his two balls sensibly.
On the very first ball of 23rd over Kane Williamson smashed six to confirm New Zealand victory by 1 wicket in an exciting match.Williamson made 45 runs in 42 balls. Blackcaps captain Brendon McCullum played 50 runs inning in 24 balls and while he was batting, NZ win was almost confirmed but as Pat Cummins took his wicket the match went in a favor of Australia a bit.
Earlier this Australian cricket team all out on 151 runs in just 32.2 overs. At one stage Australia was at 80/1 when Shane Watson and David Warner were batting. But as Vettori removed Watson, Australian inning collapsed and they lost 8 wickets in just 26 runs difference and struggling at 106/9. Brad Haddin and Cummins had 45 runs partnership for the 10th wicket which helped AUS to reach at 151.
Trent Boult was declared Man of The Match for his brilliant bowling figures of 5 wickets in 10 overs after spending just 27 runs.