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England set a target of 306

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England have set a target of 306 for New Zealand in the World Cup Cricket at at Riverside Ground on Wednesday.

Riding on Jonny Bairstow’s century England have made a total of 305 for 8 in the stipulated 50 overs. Jonny Bairstow century was the highlight of the England’s innings. He made 106 which include 15 boundaries and one sixer before bowled by Matt Henry.

Opting to bat first, England opened their innings with a spectacular partnership between Jason Roy and Jonny Bairstow. Jason Roy (60), Eoin Morgan (42) also contributed well. For England, this match is do-or-die battle as only a win can safeguard a semi final berth for them. Cricket lovers are looking forward to the result of England vs New Zealand clash as it will decide the future of Pakistan. If New Zeland wins, Pakistan will have a hope to enter into the semifinals.