Head to Head between England and New Zealand Women in ODI World Cup

New Zealand v England: Head-to-Head in Women’s ODI World Cup

Match No. 19 of the 2022 World Cup will feature the host nation New Zealand who will be up against the defending Champions England on Sunday, March 20, 3:30 AM (IST) onwards.

Having played a record 78 ODI matches against each other, with somewhat a close number of wins, both the White Ferns and the English team will be looking forward to getting the 2 points on the board.


Head to Head between England and New Zealand Women in ODI World Cup. PC: Getty Images
Head to Head between England and New Zealand Women in ODI World Cup. PC: Getty Images


ODIs Played between New Zealand & England: 78 (17 in the World Cup)

England: 40 (10 in the World Cup)

New Zealand: 36 (6 in the World Cup)

Tied: 1 (in the World Cup)

No Result: 1

Talking about their 17 ODI World Cup appearances against each other,

  1. 1973 Women’s World Cup (July 14)

In a rain-hit match, New Zealand went on to put up a total of 105/7 in their 35 overs giving England a target of 106 that was later reduced to 46 in 15 overs. Despite losing just 1 wicket, England wasn’t able to reach the target after a brilliant 7 overs spell of Maureen Peters taking a wicket giving away just 4 runs (5 maidens).

  1.  1978 Women’s World Cup (January 8)

White Ferns opener Barb Bevege’s 57 took New Zealand to 157 before the bowling attack led by Jacqueline Court bowled them out. Court recorded an applaudable 10 overs spell, taking 4 wickets conceding 29 runs (3 maidens)

  1. 1982 Women’s World Cup (January 10)

An exciting contest led by Avril Starling with the ball (3 wickets, 7 runs (9 maidens)) helped restrict New Zealand at 147/9, and Rachael Heyhoe-Flint’s lone fighting knock of 76 guided England to a draw.

  1.  1982 Women’s World Cup (January 18)

A good performance from New Zealand’s middle order saw them posting a target of 171 for England. However, the bowlers fail to do the job for the White Ferns as 50+ scores by both then Skipper Susan Goatman and Chris Watmough gave England a victory.

  1.  1982 Women’s World Cup (January 27)

Nicki Turner’s 55 runs contribution in New Zealand’s total of 169 went in vain as Janette Brittin (60) and Jan Allen (56*) took England to another win with 5 wickets and the same number of balls to spare.

  1. 1988 Women’s World Cup (November 30)

A brilliant knock of 81 from Debbie Hockley helped New Zealand set up a target of 187 for England before being bowled out. The great performance by the bowlers was followed by the batters too as they successfully chased the target with 10 balls and 3 wickets to spare.

  1. 1988 Women’s World Cup (December 14)

After winning the toss and choosing to bat, England was bowled out at 177 with half of the wickets being run-outs. Chasing the target, a half-century from Debbie Hockley along with a good performance from her teammates, gave New Zealand 5 wickets win with 18 balls to spare.

  1. 1993 Women’s World Cup (July 21)

In a low-scoring game, England bowled out New Zealand with just 127 on the board. However, the New Zealand bowlers crushed the home team down at 102 in 57.2 overs, winning by 25 runs.

  1.  1993 Women’s World Cup (August 1)

Janette Brittin’ 48, Carole Hodges’s 45, and Jo Chamberlain’s 33 balls 38 took England to the score of 195/5 and an impressive performance by their bowlers with Chamberlain taking a wicket as well gave them 67 runs win

  1. 1997 Women’s World Cup (December 26)

Playing the Semi-Finals of the 1997 World Cup, New Zealand stunned England, tumbling them down 21 runs short of their target of 176. For her all-round performance, Debbie Hockley was adjudged as the Player of the match- 43(104), 1/11.

  1. 2000 Women’s World Cup (December 14)

In a high-scoring game on their home ground, New Zealand set up a target of 239 for England after 50+ scores for then Skipper Emily Drumm (53 off 70) as well as Wicket-keeper Rebecca Rolls (65 off 58) who also took 2 catches and did 2 stumpings.

  1. 2005 Women’s World Cup (April 1)

New Zealand got a comfortable win against England after chasing down the target of 180 with 5 wickets and 7 balls to spare. The Player of the match being Haidee Tiffin for her 43 runs (75 balls)

  1. 2009 Women’s World Cup (March 14)

Charlotte Edwards’s all-round performance, scoring 57 (79) with the bat took England to 201 in their 50 overs and a good 4 wicket haul for her conceding 37 runs gave her team a 37 runs victory against the White Ferns

  1. 2009 Women’s World Cup (March 22)

Meeting in the Finals of the 2009 World Cup, New Zealand chose to bat first after winning the toss but Nicky Shaw’s spell of 4 wickets for 34 runs in 8.2 overs restricted them to 166. Though the White Ferns bowler Lucy Doolan did try making the chase difficult with her 3 wicket haul but England won the title by 4 wickets.

  1. 2013 Women’s World Cup (February 13)

Amy Satterthwaite’s impressive knock of 103 alongside then White Ferns skipper Suzie Bates’ 79 went in vain after the team felt 15 runs short of the big target of 267. Batting first, it was England’s then wicketkeeper Sarah Taylor with her knock of 79 balls 88 along with then Skipper Charlotte Edwards 54 (83) that saw England putting up a total of 266/6 in their 50 overs.

  1. 2013 Women’s World Cup (February 15)

Competing in the 3rd Place Play-off of the 2013 World Cup, it was a Skipper’s knock of unbeaten 106 (121) from Charlotte Edwards that took her team to the target of 221 with 4 wickets and 18 balls to spare. For New Zealand, it was Amy Satterthwaite’s 85 that got them to the total of 220/8.

  1. 2017 Women’s World Cup (July 12)

Smashing 129 of 111 balls, Nat Sciver was the star of the last ODI world cup meet between England and New Zealand. Worth mentioning the impressive 93 from opener Tammy Beaumont early in the innings, both of which helped England reach the big total of 284/9. For White Ferns bowler Amelia Kerr’s 4 wicket haul was a moment to celebrate but the team felt 75 runs short of the target after being bowled out at 209.

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