West Indies vs New Zealand, WI vs NZ, ICC World Cup 2019 LIVE updates: West Indies on Saturday is locking horns with New Zealand at the Old Trafford. It is one of the crucial matches in the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. West Indies have won a single game from their five matches. This time, the team must win the game and beat the black caps as New Zealand have not lost a single match during this World Cup 2019. From the team’s side, Andre Russell meanwhile is battling with his injury and Jason Omar Holder has confirmed that the Russell will e fit for the game.

New Zealand is, however, a strong team in the group. The single player and skipper Kane Williamson is himself playing fantastic innings. New Zealand is comparing the likes of Australia, England, and India. The team claimed dominant 10-wicket victory over Sri Lanka and had done impressively against Bangladesh and Afghanistan. From Windies side, Chris Gayle can play inning while in the black caps side, it’s the skipper Williamson, who can take the team with the next lead too.

 

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West Indies 7 down, need 97

Brathwaite and Roach have scored each sixer so far at the eighth wicket. West Indies need a partnership which will help them to chase the total.

West Indies in deep trouble, 7 down

West Indies have lost five wickets for just 25 runs. When the score was 142, the team had lost just 2 wickets, now figures are 164 for 7. It's now looking impossible for West Indies to chase the target.

Gayle departs for 87, West Indies 5 down

Chris Gayle has lost his wicket at a time when team needed nore from him. He was departed for 87 off 84. He scored 6 sixes and eight boundaries in his knock.

West Indies 4 down, need 146

West Indies need 146 runs in 27 overs with Chris Gayle and Carlos Brathwaite at the crease. Gayle is batting on 81 while Brathwaite on 4. It is a must win game for West Indies which is staying at 7th spot of the points table.

WI 130/2

Santer again in action, and here goes a SIX on the second ball of the over and again a SIX on the third ball of the over by Gayle. Gayle storm getting uncontrollable.

WI 114/2

Santner delivering the 18th over, and here comes a SIX on the second ball of the over, and here comes a boundary on the last ball of the over by Gayle, the man is trying his best to make West Indies dominate the match.

WI 102/2

Matt Henry is back into the attack, and here goes a boundary on the second ball of the over and again a boundary on the third ball of the over.

WI 92/2

Santner delivering the 16th over, gave just a single run in the first four balls of the over. Santner trying his best to not let the batsmen score boundaries.

WI 89/2

Neesham delivering the 15th over, gave just a single run in the first three balls of the over and here goes a boundary on the fifth ball of the over by Gayle and here comes a fifty for Gayle.

WI 84/2

Ferguson back in attack, giving no chance to hit a boundary to Gayle, gave just a single run in the first four balls of the over. And here goes a boundary on the fifth ball of the over.

WI 75/2

Ferguson back into the attack, gave just 2 runs out of the first three balls of the 12th over. Gave no boundaries in the over.

WI 71/2

Neesham bowling the 11th over, and here goes a boundary on the second ball of the over by Hetmeyer and again a boundary on the fifth ball of the 11th over by Hetmeyer.

WI 50/2

Boult again in action, and here again a boundary on the first ball of the over by Gayle. Gayle trying his best to make West Indies dominate the match. Boult not letting the West Indians hit boundaries.

WI 44/2

Matt Henry delivering the 8th over, here goes a boundary on the first ball of the over, and again a SIX on the second ball of the over and again a SIX on the third ball of the over by Gayle, it seems that the Gayle storm has started.

WI 26/2

Boult again in action, and ohhh here goes a wicket, this time its Pooran, down for 1 run, Shimron Hetmeyer comes to bat and here again a boundary by Hetmeyer, what a shot.

WI 20/1

Matt Henry comes again in action, and here goes a much-needed boundary on the second ball of the over, and again a SIX on the third ball of the over.

WI 3/1

West Indies has started batting and ohh, first wicket down of West Indies, Shai Hope clean bowled by Trent Boult. First Major blow to West Indies.

West Indies needs 292 runs to win

Last over of the game, Brathwaite delivering the last over trying his best to restrict boundaries, and here comes a huge SIX on the fourth ball of the over. And oh, here goes a wicket, this time its Santner, down at 10 runs, caught out by Cotrell. Again a wicket, this time its Neesham, down for 28 runs, caught by Cotrell. Insane performance by West Indian bowlers.

NZ 252/5

Cotrell delivering the 47th over, and here goes a wicket, this time its Williamson, caught out by Shai Hope at 148 runs with 14 boundaries and 1 SIX.

NZ 250/4

Brathwaite delivering the 46th over, gave just two runs in the first three balls of the over, and here goes a boundary on the fourth ball of the over.

NZ 239/4

Nurse delivering the 45th over, gave just 5 runs in the first 4 balls of the over, and here goes a boundary on the fifth ball of the over.

NZ 229/4

Sheldon Cotrell back into the attack, and call for an out but no its out, but it's not out and yeahhh, here goes a boundary on the fourth ball of the over by Williamson. Here goes a SIX on the last ball of the over by Williamson.

NZ 210/4

Sheldon Cotrell delivering the 42nd over, trying his best to restrict boundaries, and again a wicket, Latham caught and bowled by Sheldon Cotrell at 12 runs.

NZ 199/2

Holder delivering the 40th over and here goes a boundary on the first ball of the over, and again a boundary on the second ball of the over by Williamson. No boundaries in the last four balls of the over.

NZ 183/2

Roach again in action, but ohh, here comes a boundary on the third ball of the 38th over by Williamson, the man his trying his best to support his team.

NZ 176/3

Jason holder back into attack, trying his best to restrict Kiwis, no boundaries in the over. Just two runs out of the 37th over.

NZ 174/3

Roach back into the attack, gave just four runs in the first three balls without any boundaries. Williamson unable to score any boundaries in the game.

Wicket!!!!!!!!!

Gayle back into the attack, and a first ball called wide. Ohhh, here goes a wicket, this time it's Ross Taylor, caught out by Holder. Ross Taylor returned to the pavilion at a score of 69 runs.

NZ 166/2

Brathwaite back into the attack, gave just 3 runs in the first three balls of the over. And here goes a boundary on the fourth ball of the over by Williamson.

NZ 158/2

Chris Gayle comes into the attack after the drinks on the field. What an over by Chris Gayle, gave just 5 runs in the over. No boundaries in the over too.

NZ 153/2

Oshane Thomas back into the attack, trying his best to restrict boundaries, gave just a single run in the first three balls of the 24th over. No boundaries in the over.

NZ 129/2

Sheldon Cotrell delivering the 28th over, and here goes a boundary on the third ball of the over, this was a much-needed one.

NZ 122/2

Nurse back into the attack, didn't gave a single run in the first three balls of the over. Game is going tougher for the black caps.

NZ 117/2

Cotrell back into the attack, gave just four runs in the first four balls of the over without giving any boundaries. Cotrell not allowing the Kiwis to score boundaries.

NZ 114/2

Nurse delivering the 25th over, gave just 3 runs in the first three balls of the over. Taylor and Williamson struggling to get boundaries.

NZ 105/2

Roach back into the attack, gave just a single run in the first four balls of the overs. And here goes a boundary on the last ball of the over by Ross Taylor.

NZ 99/2

Ashley Nurse comes into attack, giving no chance to Kiwis to score boundaries, gave just 3 runs in the first fifth balls of the over.

NZ 96/2

Roach again in action, gave just a single run in the first five balls of the 22nd over. And here goes a boundary on the last ball of the 22nd over.

NZ 90/2

Brathwaite back into the attack, and here comes a boundary on the second ball of the over by Williamson. Kiwis need to score more boundaries now as the run rate is very low. Brathwaite trying to restrict boundaries.

Taylor smashes four

Blackcaps have well and truly left the early jitters behind them. A boundary in the over for Taylor with a glorious straight drive. Holder needs to think out of the box here. Both the batsmen are thrilling with their batting

Pressure on batsmen

After 17 overs, New Zealand 67/2. Kane Williamson 34, Ross Taylor 30. Both the players are building the partnership as Williamson and Taylor can bring runs but the pressure has gripped on the batsmen.

Four!

Williamson hits a boundary. Eight off the over. Williamson put away the wide delivery from Holder past the point fielder. The batsman like Williamson can lead the team with runs,

After 15 overs, New Zealand 56/2

Both the batsmen are now finding boundaries at regular intervals. Taylor drilled the short ball from Holder to cow corner to add one more. Eight off the over. Drinks break taken.

NZ 48/2

Oshane Thomas comes into the attack, gave just a single run in the first three balls of the over. Here comes a boundary on the fourth ball of the over by Williamson, a much-needed one.

NZ 43/2

Holder again in action, game just two runs in the first three balls of the over and here comes a much-needed boundary on the fifth ball of the over by Ross Taylor.

NZ 36/2

Roach back into the attack, gave just four runs in the first 4 balls of the over without any boundaries. West Indies not allowing the Kiwis to score.

NZ 32/2

Holder back into the attack, gave just a single run in the first three balls of the 11th over. The third ball of the over called a wide ball. No runs in the over except the no ball one.

NZ 30/2

Roach again in action, gave just two runs in the first three balls of the 10th over, Taylor struggling to hit a boundary. Roach not allowing the batsmen to hit the ball.

NZ 28/2

Holder comes into the attack, gave just 2 runs in the first three balls of the over. Kiwis are unable to score any boundaries, run rate decreasing at a high pace.

NZ 25/2

Roach back into attack, gave no run in the first five balls of the over, again a maiden over, West Indian bowlers delivering high voltage performance in the game so far.

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