Ben Stokes’ outstanding Innings and the bowling of England made them win the match against New Zealand.
The World Cup is going to start next month therefore, practice matches and tours are going on.
New Zealand went on the tour of England, which consisted of four T-20I and four ODI matches.
The third match between England and New Zealand was played on September 13th.
The third ODI was going to be played at the Oval.
New Zealand won the toss and elected to bowl first.
Jonny Bairstow and Dawid Malan opened the innings for England.
Trent Boult, in the first ball of the innings itself, took the wicket of Jonny.
After taking the wicket of Jonny in the next over, he bowled Joe Root.
England got two breakthroughs, as the run rate was also slow.
Dawid Malan and Ben Stokes handled the innings from there.
They were both adding runs and also hitting boundaries across the ground.
As the match went on, they both completed their half-centuries and later Ben completed his century.
They both made an important partnership of 199 runs when
Trent broke their partnership by taking the wicket of Dawid.
Ben was looking unstoppable as he was playing flawlessly and soon completed his 150 runs.
The outstanding knock of 182 runs took England to a total of 368 runs when they lost all their wickets.
Trent Boult took a haul of five wickets, while Ben Lister took three wickets.
New Zealand Innings
Devon Conway and Will Young opened the innings for New Zealand.
They were trying to make a partnership as Chris Woakes took the wicket of Will.
In the next over, Reece Topley took the wicket for Devon as both openers were sent back to the pavilion.
Chris, coming again to bowl, took the wicket of Henry.
The Black Caps were in great trouble as their top order wasn’t able to perform.
Glenn Phillips, in between, tried to handle the situation, but no other batsmen helped him.
He played a good knock of 72 runs as New Zealand lost all their wickets to a score of 187 runs.
Chris Woakes and Liam Livingstone took three wickets each as England won the match by 181 runs.
All the boundaries from @benstokes38‘s outrageous, record-breaking innings 🙌
What one was your favourite? 24 to choose from 🤔 pic.twitter.com/uuU30i7LWk
— England Cricket (@englandcricket) September 14, 2023