Williamson satisfied to beat number one team

2015 World Cup

New Zealand batting hero Kane Williamson says his team should be extremely satisfied after they pulled off a tense one-wicket victory over Australia in a World Cup Pool A match in Auckland on Saturday.

Chasing a modest 152 runs to win, Williamson hit the winning runs, a six over long-on, after the Black Caps almost made a complete mess of the run-chase , with last man Trent Boult having to survive two balls from Aussie fast bowler Mitchell Starc before Williamson finished the match.

The 24 year-old Williamson though, feels that any win against Australia is special and they will take lots of self-belief into the rest of the tournament.

Williamson said: "Obviously Australia are number one in the world. So whenever you play them, it's always a really tough match.

"They'll never give you any easy runs with the bat or an easy wicket. So it's always tough to play them and great to get a win against the best team.

"I think the opportunity to play them is always a good one because you learn a lot as well. So that's a big thing for us to beat a team like that to move forward in this competition."