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New Zealand’s ODI World Cup Record
New Zealand’s ODI World Cup Record: New Zealand was a finalist in the last 2 ODI World Cups. In the 2015 World Cup, the Kiwi team was defeated by Australia and in 2019 by England and was prevented from becoming champion. Apart from the 2 finals, New Zealand has additionally showed up in the semi-finals multiple times in the 12 releases of the ODI World Cup played up until this point, however has not had the option to come out on top for the championship yet. It was the Kiwi team which defeated India in the semi-finals of the 2019 World Cup.
So far, it has been eliminated from the group stage only twice.
From the first Men’s ODI World Cup in 1975 to 2019, New Zealand has been out of the group stage only twice. For the first time, the team had to be eliminated from the group stage in the 1983 World Cup, when the Indian team became champion for the first time. After this, in the next season (1987), the Kiwi team once again had to be eliminated from the group stage.
Since the first two editions, when have you become a semi-finalist?
New Zealand had made it to the semi-finals in both the initial editions of the World Cup played in 1975 and 1979. After this the team also played the semi-finals in the 1992 World Cup. Then in the 1999 edition also, the Kiwi team was successful in making it to the semi-finals. After this, the team secured a place in the semi-finals consecutively in the 2007 and 2011 editions. In this way New Zealand reached the semi-finals 6 times in 12 World Cups.
Lost a golden opportunity to win the title in the last four seasons
In the last four seasons i.e. 2007, 2011, 2015 and 2019 World Cup, New Zealand has lost the golden opportunity to win the title. In 2007 and 2011, the team secured a place in the semi-finals and then in the 2015 and 2019 editions, the Kiwi team was successful in reaching the finals both consecutive times, but could only become the runner-up there.
New Zealand’s journey in the World Cup from 1975 to 2019
1983- Group stage
1987- Group stage
2003- Super 6
2015- Runner up
2019- Runner up.
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