Australia won the toss and selected to bat first against New Zealand in ICC world cup 2015. Australian team scored only 151 runs. From Australian team only Brad Haddin played well and scored 43 runs. Trent Bolt took five wickets for 27 runs. However this is not bad performance from Australia in the ICC world Cup history, before this in ICC world Cup 1983 Australian team scored only 129 runs which one was the lowest score by Australia in the world cup history.

newAustralia’s beginning was so good against New Zealand. Australia’s first wicket fall at 30 runs in 2.2 over and second wicket in 80 runs, then after they lost next seven wickets in just 107 runs.

brendon-mccullum-of-new-zealand-batsIn the response of short target of 151 New Zealand Started well. Opening Batsman Guptill and Brendon McCullum added 40 runs for the first wicket. After the first wicket of Guptill (11 Runs), then Captain McCullum and Kane Williamson undertook the innings. They both added 38 runs for the second wicket. McCullum scored smashing 50 runs in 24 balls with 5 fours and 3 sixes.

CRICKET-WC-2015-AUS-NZLAfter MacCullum’s dismissal New Zealand’s Condition was same like Australia. Stark and Cummins started demolishing the New Zealand’s wicket one by one.

 

Fall of Australia’s Wickets                                                                                 

Wicket Run Batsman
2 80 Watson
3 80 Warner
4 95 Steven Smith
5 96 G Maxwell
6 97 Shown Marsh
7 104 Clark`
8 106 Johanson
9 106 Satrk

Fall of New Zealand’s Wickets                                                          

Wicket Run Batsman
3 79 Taylor
4 79 Elliott
5 131 CJ Anderson
6 139 L Ronchi
7 145 DL Vettori
8 146 AF Milne
9 146 TG Southee

Australia’s Poor Performance in World Cup

Run Over Result Team When
129 38.2 Lost India 20 June, 1983
151 30.3 Lost West Indies 11 June, 1983
151 32.2 New Zealand 28 February, 2015
171 49.0 Lost England 5 March, 1992
172 45.2 Lost Pakistan 11 March 1992
176 46.4 Lost Pakistan 19 March 2011
192 53.4 Lost West Indies 14 June, 1975
197 57.1 Lost Pakistan 13 June, 1979
211 48.1 Lost New Zealand 22 February, 1992
213 49.2 Lost South Africa 17 June, 1999