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With ICC Champions Trophy 2017 already off to a terrific start, most of the teams have already made an impact. India, being the defending champions, look firm on retaining the title after their clinical performance against Pakistan. However, the hosts England, who are yet to win the Champions Trophy, would look to turn things around this time. For that matter, their win in the first game against Bangladesh must have boosted their morale. Having said that, they face a stern test against New Zealand on Tuesday. Full Cricket Scorecard: ICC Champions Trophy 2017, England vs New Zealand, Match 6 at Cardiff

Ahead of the intense clash, let us have a look at the previous clashes between the two sides in the ICC tournaments (50-over leagues), that is, Cricket World Cup and the Champions Trophy.

ICC Cricket World Cup 1975 (Prudential World Cup)

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Keith Fletcher smashed a swashbuckling 131 Getty Images

New Zealand invited England to bat first at Trent Bridge. The plan backfired as Keith Fletcher smashed a swashbuckling 131, therefore taking England to 266 for 6 wickets. In reply, New Zealand were shot out for a paltry 186. Tony Greig claimed 4 for 45.

Brief scores:

England 266 for 6 in 60 overs (Keith Fletcher 131; Richard Collinge 2 for 45) beat New Zealand 186 (Tony Greig 4 for 45) by 80 runs.

ICC Cricket World Cup 1979 (Prudential World Cup)

Graham Gooch (left) scored 71    Getty Images
Graham Gooch (left) scored 71 Getty Images

Both teams met in the semi-final of World Cup 1979, at Old Trafford. Once again, England were put to bat first. They posted 221 for 8 in 60 overs, with Mike Brearley scoring 53 and Graham Gooch scoring 71. In reply, New Zealand managed 212, thanks to Mike Hendrik’s 3 for 55.

Brief scores:

England 212 for 8 in 60 overs (Mike Brearley 53, Graham Gooch 71; Brian McKechine 2 for 46) beat New Zealand 212 for 9 in 60 overs (John Wright 69; Mike Hendrik 3 for 55) by 9 runs.

ICC Cricket World Cup 1983 (Prudential World Cup)

Allan Lamb scored 102    Getty Images
Allan Lamb scored 102 Getty Images

England registered yet another win. This time, they chose to bat first at The Oval in the Group stage tie. They finished on a monstrous total of 322 for 6 in 60 overs, with Allan Lamb scoring 102. They later bowled out New Zealand for 212, as Martin Crowe’s fighting 97 went in vain. England won by 106 runs, courtesy Bob Willis’ 2 for 9.

Brief scores:

England 322 for 6 in 60 overs (Allan Lamb 102; Martin Snedden 2 for 105) beat New Zealand 216 in 59 overs (Martin Crowe 97; Bob Willis 2 for 9) by 106 runs.

ICC Cricket World Cup 1983 (Prudential World Cup)

Both teams faced off again, in another group stage tie at Edgbaston. This time, the result was otherwise. New Zealand registered their first-ever win over England in an ICC tournament. England, who opted to bat first, were bundled for 234 within 56 overs. Graeme Fowler scored 69, while David Gower remained unbeaten on 92. For New Zealand, Richard Hadlee and Lance Cairns claimed 3 wickets each.

New Zealand chased down the total with a ball to spare, winning it by 2 wickets. Geoff Howrath and Jeremy Coney managed to score 60 and 66 respectively, while Bob Willis claimed 4 for 42.

Brief scores:

England 234 in 55.2 overs (Graeme Fowler 69, David Gower 92; Richard Hadlee 3 for 32, Lance Cairns 3 for 44) lost to New Zealand 238 for 8 in 59.5 overs (Geoff Howrath 60, Jeremy Coney 66; Bob Willis 4 for 42) by 2 wickets.

ICC Cricket World Cup 1992 (Benson & Hedges World Cup)

Martin Crowe scored an unbeaten 73    Getty Images
Martin Crowe scored an unbeaten 73 Getty Images

New Zealand displayed resilience with another win. England, being put to bat first at Wellington, managed to score 200. Alec Stewart scored 41 and Graeme Hick 56.

In reply, New Zealand chased down the total down within 41 overs, with Andrew Jones scoring 78 and Martin Crowe scoring unbeaten 73. New Zealand won by seven wickets.

Brief scores:

England 200 for 8 in 50 overs (Alec Stewart 41, Graeme Hick 56; Dipak Patel 2 for 26) lost to New Zealand 201 for 3 in 40.5 overs (Andrew Jones 78, Martin Crowe 73; Ian Botham 1 for 19) by 7 wickets.

ICC Cricket World Cup 1996 (Wills World Cup)

Nathan Astle fired 101    Getty Images
Nathan Astle fired 101 Getty Images

New Zealand continued the winning momentum. Having put New Zealand to bat first at Ahmadabad, New Zealand managed to score a fair 239 for 6 wickets, with Nathan Astle firing 101. In reply, England managed to score 228 for 9 wickets as Graeme Hick’s 85 was not enough to steer England home, while Dion Nash claimed 3 for 26. New Zealand won by 11 runs.

Brief scores:

New Zealand 239 for 6 in 50 overs (Nathan Astle 101; Graeme Hick 2 for 45) beat England 228 for 9 in 50 overs (Graeme Hick 85; Dion Nash 3 for 26) by 11 runs..

ICC Cricket World Cup 2007

Scott Styris scored an unbeaten 87    Getty Images
Scott Styris scored an unbeaten 87 Getty Images

The seventh clash between both sides happened during the 2007 World Cup in West Indies at St Lucia. England were put to bat first. They managed to score 209 for 7 wickets, with Kevin Pietersen scoring 60 and Paul Nixon scoring an unbeaten 42. As for New Zealand, they did manage to reply with 210 for 4 within 41 overs, with Scott Styris and Jacob Oram scoring an unbeaten 87 and 63, respectively. New Zealand won by 6 wickets.

Brief scores:

England 209 for 7 in 50 overs (Kevin Pietersen 60, Paul Nixon 42*; Shane Bond 2 for 19) lost to New Zealand 210 for 4 in 41 overs (Scott Styris 87, Jacob Oram 63; James Anderson 2 for 39) by 6 wickets.

ICC Champions Trophy 2009

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Grant Elliott claimed 4 for 31 Getty Images

The first-ever clash of both sides in the Champions Trophy came during the 2009 edition in Johannesburg, South Africa. England were once again asked to bat first. They were bundled for a paltry 146, with Paul Collingwood scoring 40, while Grant Elliott claimed 4 for 31. In reply, New Zealand comfortably chased down within 28 overs, as Brendon McCullum scored 48 and Martin Guptill 53.

Brief scores:

England 146 in 43.1 overs (Paul Collingwood 40; Grant Elliott 4 for 31) lost to New Zealand 147 for 6 in 27.1 overs (Brendon McCullum 48, Martin Guptill 53; Stuart Broad 4 for 39) by 4 wickets.

ICC Champions Trophy 2013

Alastair Cook scored 64    Getty Images
Alastair Cook scored 64 Getty Images

Their consecutive clash in the Champions Trophy came during the 2013 edition in Cardiff. This time, England breathed a sigh following a 10-run win. Being invited to bat first, England were again bundled for a mere 169 in 24 overs, with Alastair Cook scoring 64. In reply, New Zealand collapsed for 159 despite Kane Williamson’s hard-fought 67. James Anderson claimed 3 for 32, taking England to a 10-run win.

Brief scores:

England 169 in 24 overs (Alastair Cook 64; Kyle Mills 4 for 30) beat New Zealand 159 in 24 overs (Kane Williamson 67; James Anderson 3 for 32) by 10 runs.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

Tim Southee's 7 for 33 was the highlight of the match    Getty Images
Tim Southee’s 7 for 33 was the highlight of the match Getty Images

The last time these two met in a flagship tournament was in the 2015 World Cup. England, electing to bat first, managed 123 within 34 overs, courtesy Tim Southee’s 7 for 33. As for New Zealand, it was a cakewalk for them, reaching the target within 13 overs and registering a comfortable eight-wicket win, with Brendon McCullum scoring 77.

Brief scores:

England 123 in 33.2 overs (Joe Root 46; Tim Southee 7 for 33) lost to New Zealand 125 for 2 in 24 overs (Brendon McCullum 77; Chris Woakes 2 for 8) by 8 wickets.