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After 14 overs Afghanistan are 70/3
05:30 pm IST | New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson wins toss and opts to field against Afghanistan at Taunton
The match will start at 06:00 pm IST
The 13th match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 will be played between Afghanistan and New Zealand at the Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton on Saturday, June 8.
Kane Williamson’s side is at the top of the standings as they have a better net run-rate than Australia after achieving two contrasting victories.
The Black Caps cruised to a 10-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in their opening game, but had to toil hard for a two-wicket victory against Bangladesh on Wednesday at The Oval in London.
Gulbadin Naib’s side enter the match on Saturday having received a seven-wicket thrashing at the hands of Australia in Bristol before they were skittled out for 152 inside 33 overs chasing a victory target of 202 against Sri Lanka in Cardiff.
With all 10 teams at the World Cup part of the round-robin group stage, each team will play a total of nine matches before the knockout stages, starting July 9. The top four teams will qualify for the knockout stages.