New Zealand beat Afghanistan: Here are the records brokenLast updated on Jun 09, 2019, 12:55 am
New Zealand thrashed Afghanistan in match number 13 of the ICC World Cup 2019. The Kiwis notched their third successive win in CWC 19.
On the other hand, Afghanistan registered their third straight defeat.
Batting first, Afghans could only post 172 on a rain-hit day. Jimmy Neesham was the chief architect, as he picked up a five for.
Kane Williamson then sealed the match.
Some of the feats scripted by Afghans
Hashmatullah Shahidi (59) was the top run-scorer for Afghanistan.
This was his eighth career ODI fifty.
He now has 946 runs for Afghanistan in ODIs.
Rahmat Shah (0) recorded his third career ODI duck.
Afghanistan have recorded the lowest team total at The Cooper Associates County Ground in Taunton.
Wicket-keeper Latham scripts this amazing record for NZ
Tom Latham grabbed five catches in the match.
He now has the most dismissals recorded by a wicket-keeper for New Zealand in a World Cup innings.
He now has 40 catches in ODIs and 47 dismissals in total.
Latham has also accounted for eight dismissals in three World Cup games.
He went past Adam Parore's tally of six dismissals in the World Cup.
'Five-star' Neesham scripts a host of records
ON FIRE FOR FIVE 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 @JimmyNeesh becomes the second bowler at this 2019 @cricketworldcup to claim a five wicket bag. The fifth was also his 50th ODI wicket and it doubles as his best bowling figures in ODIs to date! #StatAttack #StatMeUp #BACKTHEBLACKCAPS #CWC19 #NZvAFG pic.twitter.com/KxuCGXcPU9— BLACKCAPS (@BLACKCAPS) June 8, 2019
NZ bowling feats
Neesham scripts more feats, Lockie tops the charts
Neesham (5/31) recorded the fifth best bowling performance by a Kiwi bowler in a World Cup match.
He is also the fifth Kiwi bowler to take a five-wicket haul.
His feat is also the joint-best bowling performance at Taunton in ODIs.
Lockie Ferguson (4/37) recorded his best bowling figure in World Cup 2019.
He now has eight scalps and leads the bowling charts.
Guptill registers maiden CWC duck, Taylor surpassed McCullum
Martin Guptill (0) recorded his 14th career ODI duck.
This was his maiden duck in the World Cup.
Ross Taylor (48) went past Brendon McCullum (743) in terms of World Cup runs for New Zealand.
Kane Williamson surpassed the 400-run mark for Kiwis in the World Cup.
He went past Nathan Astle (403) in terms of World Cup runs for the Kiwis.
Williamson notches 38th career ODI fifty and more feats
Williamson notched his 38th career ODI fifty. It was also his second World Cup fifty and a first in CWC 19. Williamson went past Suresh Raina (5,615) in terms of career ODI runs. Taylor (8,156 runs) went past India's Rohit Sharma (8,132) as well.
NZ vs AFG
How did the match pan out?
Afghanistan got off to a good start, but from there on they lost wickets at regular intervals.
Shahidi offered substance with the bat and helped the side get past the 170-run mark.
Neesham and Ferguson shared nine scalps between them.
In reply, Kiwis lost Guptill early on, before Williamson and Taylor gave them substance.
They shared a 89-run stand.
Aftab Alam picked three wickets.