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The World Cup Derby: Australia v/s New Zealand

The World Cup Derby: Australia v/s New Zealand

Tomorrow is the day when two of the most dominant teams of the tournament cross swords. One cannot simply wait to witness one of the most mouthwatering encounters of this tournament. It promises to be an edge of a seat thriller nothing short of a splendid Hollywood script. So, one cannot simply blame us if our attention shifts towards this match instead of the India UAE encounter.

The build up to this match has been very good. All the mind games and talks have already begun. Experts have made their stands regarding tomorrow’s clash and all eyes are on this match.

The Sydney Herald calls it the battle of the frenemies and other media agencies are also too excited about this very match.

For Australia, George Bailey has made way for Michael Clarke whereas Pat Cummins has been chosen ahead of Josh Hazlewood. New Zealand comes out with an unchanged team for the fourth straight game.

The match begins at 6:30 am IST at Eden Park, Auckland. Lot has been said about the pitch due to its peculiar size and shape. Many call it as a haven for batting. It is familiar as ‘short and sweet’ due to this.

In all, the match promises to be something which would be remembered for years to come. Few years from now one would reflect upon this match and simply admire its sheer beauty.

 

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