WC 2015: New Zealand get 5th straight WC win over England

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Bengaluru, Feb 20: New Zealand annihilated England by 8 wickets in their World Cup match played at Wellington on Friday. This marked the host team's fifth consecutive victory over England in World Cup and they now have an overall lead of 5-3.

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Here is a look at World Cup encounters between New Zealand and England since 1975:

  • England beat New Zealand by 80 runs at Nottingham in 1975 [England 266/6 in 60 overs, NZ 186 in 60 overs] Man of the match: Keith Fletcher (England)
  • England beat New Zealand by 9 runs at Old Trafford in 1979 [England 221/8 in 60 overs, NZ 212/9 in 60 overs] MoM: Graham Gooch (England)
  • England beat New Zealand by 106 runs at The Oval in 1983 [England 322/6 in 60 overs, NZ 216 in 59 overs] MoM: Allan Lamb (England)
  • New Zealand beat England by 2 wickets at Edgbaston in 1983 [England 234 in 55.2 overs, NZ 238/8 in 59.5 overs] MOM: Jeremy Coney (NZ)
  • New Zealand beat England by 7 wickets at Wellington in 1992 [England 200/8 in 50 overs, NZ 201/3 in 40.5 overs] MoM: Andrew Jones (NZ)
  • New Zealand beat England by 11 runs at Ahmedabad in 1996 [NZ 239/6 in 50 overs, England 228/9 in 50 overs] Mom: Nathan Astle (NZ)
  • New Zealand beat England by 6 wickets in 2007 [England 209/7 in 50 overs, NZ 210/4 in 41 overs] MoM: Scott Styris (NZ)
  • New Zealand beat England by 8 wickets at Wellington in 2015 [England 123 in 33.2 overs, NZ 125/2 in 12.2 overs] MoM: Tim Southee

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