27 Jan 2010

NZ win playoff for seventh at U-19 World Cup

6:05 am on 27 January 2010

New Zealand's recovered to beat England by two wickets with two balls remaining in the playoff for seventh at the Under-19 World Cup in Christchurch.

After being sent in England made 228 for nine in their 50 overs then reduced the home side to 37 for three before the captain Craig Cachopa and Corey Anderson added 100 for the fouth wicket.

After Cachopa went for 64 and Anderson followed quickly for 50, New Zealand slipped to 153 for seven before Harry Boam's 23 and Logan van Beek's unbeaten 51 got them home.