World Cup 2019, West Indies vs New Zealand Highlights: New Zealand held off a late batting onslaught from Carlos Brathwaite to beat the West Indies by five runs and move atop the standings. Brathwaite blazed 101 from 82 balls as the last three West Indies wickets combined for 122 runs and got within one shot of a spectacular comeback victory.
Earlier, West Indies lost their way chasing 292 against New Zealand in their ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 match at Old Trafford in Manchester on Saturday before Carlos Brathwaite came up with a brave rearguard effort. Chris Gayle (87) and Shimron Hetmeyer (54) had the chase in control for a long time but the Windies lost 5 wickets in the space of 22 runs with the departures of the duo. Kane Williamson (148) led the charge for New Zealand against West Indies as New Zealand posted 291/8 in 50 overs. Ross Taylor (69) put on a 160-run stand for New Zealand after Sheldon Cottrell (4/56) dismissed both their openers for ducks in the very first over of the match.
West Indies286 (49.0)
New Zealand291/8 (50.0)
New Zealand beat West Indies by 5 runs