Another classic showdown is going on in the World Cup 2023. Australia is facing New Zealand at the HPCA Stadium in Dharamshala. This is an interesting clash. Both teams are in good form. New Zealand is in a great position. They lost only one match against India. On the other hand, Australia lost the first two matches and then made a remarkable comeback. Now, Australia is winning back-to-back matches. In the match against New Zealand, Australia made a record.
What is the record?
New Zealand and Australia are locking horns in Dharamshala. That is an interesting clash. Australia gave an electrifying start. David Warner and Travis Head performed extremely well. They took Australia’s innings to a different level. At the end of the 50 overs, Australia scored 388. With this outstanding inning, Australia made a historic record. They became the first team to score 350+ score in consecutive games in ODI history.
In the previous match, Australia met the Netherlands. Even in that match, Australia was excellent. David Warner played an innings of 104 runs in 93 balls. The innings were contained with 11 boundaries and 3 over-boundaries. Glenn Maxwell was outstanding. He registered the record for the fastest hundred. In that match, Australia put on a total of 399 on board.
A dream Debut for Head and again Classic Warner:
Australia is one of the most successful teams in the World Cup. they won the trophy five times. In this tournament, they had a disappointing start. After two defeats, they are winning consecutive matches. On October 28, Australia is facing New Zealand. Initially, after winning the toss, New Zealand chose to bowl first.
While batting first, Australia had a great start. The Aussie opener Travis Head made his World Cup debut in this match. He was injured and was out of cricket action for a while. He made a comeback and made a debut in this match. It was a dream debut. Head played a knock of 109 runs in 67 balls. He smashed 10 boundaries and 7 over-boundaries. It gave a solid start to Australia’s innings.
On the other side, Warner again showed his excellence. After the century in the previous game, he scored 81 runs in 65 balls. It was an excellent inning. He smashed 5 boundaries and 6 over-boundaries. He is in great form. His innings are helping Australia to be in a safe position in the tournament.