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As it happened: New Zealand vs Afghanistan, World Cup, Match 31, Pool A

As it happened: New Zealand vs Afghanistan, World Cup, Match 31, Pool A

In a match which was always heading one way, Afghanistan (186) fought their way back after a poor start but New Zealand (188) riding on McCullum (42) and Guptill's (57) went past the minnows without any hiccups.

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New Zealand have won all four matches they have played so far but complacency is something one does not associate with this in-form Kiwi side.

Kane Williamson took the side to victory against Australia after Mitchell Starc’s 6 for 28 triggered panic in the New Zealand camp in their chase of 152.

Afghanistan, playing in their first-ever World Cup, have won over fans from around the world with their passionate brand of cricket.

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