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New Zealand Vs Sri Lanka Best Action Images: ICC Cricket World Cup 2023, Match 41 Highlights In Pictures

New Zealand needed to win by a big-enough margin to virtually assure themselves of a semi-final spot in ICC Cricket World Cup 2023, and they did done exactly that in Bengaluru on Thursday. Powered by a disciplined bowling performance led by pace spearhead Trent Boult, the Kiwis beat Sri Lanka by five wickets, and with more than 26 overs to spare. Boult and Co skittled the Lankans for a paltry 171 in the first innings, and then the NZ batters came out all guns blazing to ensure an early victory that boosted their net run rate. This means Pakistan now need to win by a miraculously massive margin against England to make the semis cut.

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ICC Cricket World Cup 2023: New Zealand Vs Sri Lanka
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New Zealand needed to win by a big-enough margin to virtually assure themselves of a semi-final spot in ICC Cricket World Cup 2023, and they did done exactly that in Bengaluru on Thursday. Powered by a disciplined bowling performance led by pace spearhead Trent Boult, the Kiwis beat Sri Lanka by five wickets, and with more than 26 overs to spare. Boult and Co skittled the Lankans for a paltry 171 in the first innings, and then the NZ batters came out all guns blazing to ensure an early victory that boosted their net run rate. This means Pakistan now need to win by a miraculously massive margin against England to make the semis cut.

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