Kiwis come out on top despite nervy finish.
New Zealand held on to an unconvincing victory over Australia in the Cricket World Cup, with Mitchell Starc leading the fightback late on as the Aussies lost by just one wicket.
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Having bowled their opponents out for 151 and looking comfortable at 4/131, the Kiwis then lost 5/15 to leave themselves in need of six runs from the final wicket.
Still, Brendon McCullum’s side can be relieved to take the win and the bragging rights over their rivals, with Australia clearly not good enough for most of the early stages.
These two teams can theoretically meet again in the final of the competition, which would make for interesting viewing if this was anything to go by.
“I was always going to try and hit a boundary at the end as I didn’t want to leave it too long,” Kiwi star Kane Williamson told reporters vis the BBC.