New Zealand is one of strong the contenders to win the ICC World Cricket Cup 2019 held in England and Wales. Under the captaincy of Brendon McCullum, the Kiwis reached their maiden World Cup finals in 2015.
This time, the team will be led by Kane Williamson. At their home soil, New Zealand whitewashed Sri Lanka and Bangladesh 3-0 respectively. When they came against a strong Indian line up, Kiwis were outplayed losing the series by 1-4.
New Zealand has won only one major trophy beating India in the ICC Champions Trophy played in 2000. New Zealand seems to have found a balance in their squad which is essential heading into a tournament like World Cup.
Kiwis will take on Sri Lanka in their opening match on 1st June.