Devon Conway showed his class in the opening game of the ICC World Cup 2023 between England and New Zealand at the Narendra Modi Stadium. The southpaw played an aggressive knock while chasing 283 against the defending champions.

He faced 83 balls and hit 13 fours and 2 sixes. Conway was assisted by Rachin Ravindra, who took the attack to England bowlers. Meanwhile, Conway has five centuries in one-day internationals.

Earlier, the Kiwis kept the Jos Buttler-led team to 282/9 in 50 overs. Matt Henery dismissed three batters while Mitchell Santner and Glenn Phillips accounted for two batters each.

For England, Joe Root slammed 77 off 86 balls, with the help of 4 fours and a six.