ICC World Cup 2019: New Zealand beat South Africa by 4 wickets

01:19 PM | 19 Jun, 2019
ICC World Cup 2019: New Zealand beat South Africa by 4 wickets
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BIRMINGHAM - Kane Williamson smashed a century to secure New Zealand's World Cup victory over South Africa in Birmingham on Wednesday.

Earlier, the Kiwis won the toss and decided to bowl first against Proteus.

The toss in the World Cup match between in Birmingham was delayed due to a wet outfield after overnight rain. The umpires made an inspection and decided they would carry out another check at 11:00 am (1000 GMT).

After Wednesday's game, South Africa will face Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Australia. New Zealand, by contrast, are flying high and after fourth win are at top the table.

Wet weather has caused major disruption at the World Cup, with four no results in which teams shared a point each.

Teams

New Zealand’s squad: Kane Williamson (C), Martin Guptill, Matt Henry, Tom Latham, Colin Munro, Jimmy Neesham, Henry Nicholls, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Trent Boult, Colin de Grandhomme, Lockie Ferguson, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor, Tom Blundell.

South Africa’s squad: Faf du Plessis (C), Aiden Markram, Quinton de Kock, Hashim Amla, Rassie van der Dussen, David Miller, Chris Morris, Andile Phehlukwayo, JP Duminy, Dwaine Pretorius, Beuran Hendricks, Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi, Imran Tahir, Tabraiz Shamsi.