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Friday, March 6, 2020

Nathan Astle 101 - England vs New Zealand 1st Match Wills World Cup 1996 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - Nathan Astle 101 - England vs New Zealand 1st Match Wills World Cup 1996


Watch the highlights of Nathan Astle 101 - England vs New Zealand 1st Match Wills World Cup 1996 - 1996 Wills World Cup tournament of the 1st ODI match played between New Zealand and England at Motera, Ahmedabad in 14th February 1996.

Nathan Astle century inspired to New Zealand narrow 11-run victory over England in the opening match of the Wills World Cup.

New Zealand scored 239-6 in 50 overs with top scorer by Nathan Astle 101 - which was his 3rd ODI hundred and his first century in World Cup, Chris Cairns cracked a 36 off 30-balls including four-fours and a six, Stephen Fleming scored 28, Roger Twose and Shane Thomson both scored 17-runs.

England best bowler by Graham Hick takes two-wickets, Richard IlIingworth, Dominic Cork and Peter Martin each took one-wickets.

England scored 228-9 in 50 overs with top scorer by Graham Hick struck 85 off 102-balls including nine boundaries, Neil Fairbrother scored 36, Alec Stewart 34, Dominic Cork 19 and Darren Gough 15 not out.

New Zealand best bowler by Dion Nash picked up 3-wickets for 26-runs in 7-overs, Gavin Larsen took two-wickets, Danny Morrison, Chris Harris and Shane Thomson each took one-wickets.

Nathan Astle named Player of the match for his brilliant display of scoring 101-runs knocked off facing 132-balls including 8-fours and a six.