Looking for Australia vs New Zealand where to watch details? Australia and New Zealand will lock horns in the 27th match of World Cup 2023 on Saturday, October 28 at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium in Dharamsala.
Australia, led by Pat Cummins, have turned their fortunes around after initially losing at the hands of India and South Africa. Once languishing at the bottom of the points table, the Aussies have broken into the top four.
With six points and a net run rate of +1.142, Australia have become strong contenders to qualify for the semis. On Wednesday, they defeated Scott Edwards’ Netherlands by 309 runs at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in New Delhi. It also happened to be the biggest victory by margin of runs in the history of World Cups.
Glenn Maxwell smashed the fastest hundred in the history of World Cups. Later, Adam Zampa picked up his third four-wicket haul in a row as Australia bowled the Dutch team out for 90 while defending 399.
New Zealand, on the other hand, began with four wins on the trot. But they lost to Rohit Sharma’s India by four wickets at the HPCA Stadium. Daryl Mitchell scored a hundred, but his knock could not pay dividends for the Black Caps.
Mitchell and Rachin Ravindra put on 159 runs for the opening wicket after New Zealand were reduced to 19 for two. Later, Virat Kohli’s knock of 95 made sure that the Kiwis tasted their first loss of the tournament.
In the history of World Cups, Australia and New Zealand have faced each other 11 times since 1987. Australia have won eight times while the Kiwis finished on the winning side three times.
When the two teams last met back on January 29, 2019, Australia beat New Zealand by 86 runs at the Lord’s Cricket Ground. Alex Carey won the Player of the Match award after he scored 71 runs off 72 balls.
After batting first, Australia scored 243 for the loss of nine wickets. Thereafter, Mitchell Starc picked up a five-wicket haul as the Aussies bowled the Black Caps out for 157 in 43.4 overs.
In their last six meetings in World Cups since 2003, the Aussies have won five matches. It was only in 2015 that the Kiwis won by one wicket at the Eden Park in Auckland.
Australia vs New Zealand where to watch
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In India, the match will be telecast live on Star Sports Network. The fans across the world can watch the matches in their regional languages as well. The live streaming of the matches will be there for free on the Disney + Hotstar.
The following are the streaming platforms for the World Cup in other countries:
Australia: Channel 9, Fox Sports, Kayo, Foxtel
South Africa: SuperSport
United Kingdom: Sky Sports Cricket
New Zealand: Sky Sport (Sky Sport 3)
Bangladesh: Gazi TV (GTV)
Sri Lanka: Maharaja TV (Sirasa, TV, TV1)
Afghanistan: RTA Sports, Ariana TV
Pakistan: PTV Sports, Asports