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AUS vs NZ, World Cup 2023: In the 27th match of the 2023 World Cup, Australia has registered its fourth consecutive win by defeating New Zealand. At the same time, the Kiwi team has now faced its second consecutive defeat after losing to India. Kangaroos had scored 388 runs in the first innings. In reply, the New Zealand team also fought well but in the end could not achieve the target. The Kiwi team could score only 383 runs for 9 wickets in 50 overs. Jimmy Neesham fought till the end but on the 5th ball of the 50th over, Neesham was run out after scoring 58 runs and the Kiwi team lost the match.

Neesham’s innings went in vain as Australian captain Pat Cummins scored 37 runs in 14 balls, which included two fours and four sixes. He has also taken 27 wickets. In the end New Zealand had to face defeat by 5 runs. Rachin Ravindra scored the highest score of 116 runs. In the end, Jimmy Neesham took the team forward by scoring 58 runs but could not win.

If the Kiwi team had won today, it could have come second in the points table and Team India could have slipped to third place. However, there has been no change in the points table after this victory. New Zealand is at third, Australia at fourth and South Africa at fifth. If the Kiwi team had won today, it would have also been a record run chase of the World Cup.

If we look at the semi-finals in this tournament, the fight for the last 4 starts with the consecutive victories of the Kangaroo team. Although the top 4 are clearly visible now, Sri Lanka and Afghanistan can touch the magic figure of 12 points at this point. But it seems very difficult. Now only the top 4 spots can be swapped between India, South Africa, New Zealand and Australia in the coming days.