WC 2015: New Zealand win 3rd WC game against Oz, trail 3-6

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Bengaluru, Feb 28: New Zealand beat Australia by 1 wicket in a nail-biting finish at Auckland on Saturday. After bowling out Australia for 151, the Kiwis were reduced to 146 for 9 but Kane Williamson kept his cool to see his team reach home. This is New Zealand's third win over their Trans-Tasman rivals in the World Cup since 1987 when they had first met and the first since 1999.

World Cup Special; WC 2015: Aus vs NZ scorecard

Here is a look at the brief results of the World Cup matches played between Australia and New Zealand since 1987 when they had first met:

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  • Australia beat New Zealand by 3 runs at Indore in 1987 [Aus 199/4 in 30 overs, NZ 196/9 in 30 overs]

  • Australia beat New Zealand by 17 runs at Chandigarh in 1987 [Aus 251/8 in 50 overs, NZ 234 in 48.4 overs]

  • New Zealand beat Australia by 37 runs at Auckland in 1992 [NZ 248/6 in 50 overs, Australia 211 in 48.1 overs]

  • Australia beat NZ by 6 wickets at Chennai in 1996 [NZ 286/9 in 50 overs, Aus 289/4 in 47.5 overs]

  • New Zealand beat Australia by 5 wickets at Cardiff in 1999 [Aus 213/8 in 50 overs, NZ 214/5 in 45.2 overs]

  • Australia beat New Zealand by 96 runs at Port Elizabeth in 2003 [Aus 208/9 in 50 overs, NZ 112 in 30.1 overs]

  • Australia beat New Zealand by 215 runs at St Georges' in 2007 [Aus 348/6 in 50 overs, NZ 133 in 25.5 overs]

  • Australia beat New Zealand by 7 wickets at Nagpur in 2011 [NZ 206 in 45.1 overs, Aus 207/3 in 34 overs]

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