2023 World Cup: New Zealand celebrating victory against England.


In the first match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 played at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Thursday, New Zealand won easily by 9 wickets against the defending champions England (ENG vs NZ). England had scored 282 runs losing 9 wickets in their first innings. In reply, the Kiwi team achieved the target in 36.2 overs. Thus New Zealand made a great start to their campaign in the tournament. After the match, the Kiwi team celebrated tremendously, the video of which has surfaced.

Devon Conway (152 not out) and Rachin Ravindra (123 not out) were the heroes for New Zealand. Both the batsmen scored centuries and led the team to victory. After the match, the stadium’s catering staff ordered a cake to celebrate the team’s victory. Conway and Ravindra then cut the cake together and fed it to each other, while the rest of the players were seen applauding.

The Blackcaps shared the video on Instagram with the caption:

Cake by the catering staff at Narendra Modi Stadium.

With their performance, New Zealand have once again proved why they are considered one of the favorites to win the tournament. The Kiwi team has always had an excellent record in ICC tournaments. This big win would have given a lot of confidence to New Zealand and now it will help them move forward strongly in the journey ahead.

Kane Williamson-led New Zealand will now play their separate match against Netherlands in the tournament. This match will be played on 9 October at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad. The Kiwi team would like to continue their winning momentum in this competition.