ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 Match 1: England vs New Zealand Live Telecast in Pakistan
The inaugural match of the CWC 2023 is finally here after all the build-up and mindless warm-up matches; we will see intense competition. Starting out the tournament are England and New Zealand. These two played an epic Final in 2019, perhaps the greatest ODI ever, and come into this edition as contenders once more.
England vs New Zealand Match Preview
England, the reigning champions, enter the 2023 World Cup with eyes set on defending their crown. Holding the T20 World Cup as well, a victory here would firmly establish them as one of the most formidable white-ball teams in history. Despite playing 24 ODIs in the last two years, winning 12, England’s true strength lies in its squad depth. With versatile batters, a plethora of all-rounders, and a formidable fast-bowling arsenal, England possesses the tools needed for a successful campaign.
New Zealand, often considered the dark horses, have the enigmatic Kane Williamson leading the charge. Displaying great form in warm-up matches, New Zealand enters the World Cup with high spirits. Their track record in World Cups is a testament to their ability to make a significant impact. Despite facing a formidable England, the Kiwis have a history of surprising the world when least expected.
ENG vs NZ Head-to-Head ODI Record
In the 95 encounters in ODI cricket, England and New Zealand stand toe-to-toe, each having emerged victorious 44 times. Recent form, however, tilts slightly in England’s favor, having won three out of their last four encounters. It’s worth noting that these giants clashed only once in India, back in 1996 at Ahmedabad, a match clinched by New Zealand.
Where to Watch ENG vs NZ CWC Live Telecast
The match will be telecasted live on Star Sports Network in India and streamed live on Disney+ Hotstar. In New Zealand, the match will be broadcast on Sky Sports NZ, and in England, Sky Sports Cricket to provide live coverage of the match.
PTV Sports Live ENG vs NZ
The first match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 between England vs New Zealand will be played at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad at 1:30 PM PST. The live telecast of the match will be available on PTV Sports Live and streaming can be accessible on the Tamasha App for free.
- Tournament: ICC Cricket World Cup 2023
- Date: October 05, 2023
- Format: ODI
- Venue: Narendra Modi Stadium Gate 2, Ahmedabad, India
- Time: 1:30 PM PST, 1:00 PM IST, 08:30 GMT
- LIVE STREAMING: LINK
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England squad: Jos Buttler (c), Moeen Ali, Gus Atkinson, Jonny Bairstow, Sam Curran, Liam Livingstone, Dawid Malan, Adil Rashid, Joe Root, Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, Reece Topley, David Willey, Mark Wood, Chris Woakes
New Zealand squad: Kane Williamson (c), Trent Boult, Mark Chapman, Devon Conway, Lockie Ferguson, Matt Henry, Tom Latham, Daryl Mitchell, Jimmy Neesham, Glenn Phillips, Rachin Ravindra, Mitch Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Will Young