New Zealand reached the final after defeating England by 5 wickets.
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New Zealand's team defeated England by 5 wickets in the first semi-final of the World Cup 2021 to reach the final. New Zealand captain Kane Williamson won the toss and elected to bowl and England scored 166 runs in 20 overs. Chasing the target, New Zealand had a poor start, although despite this, New Zealand defeated England by 5 wickets in 19 overs to not only secure a place in the final but also avenged their World Cup loss.
After losing the toss and opting to bat, England started well. Opening batsman Josh Butler 29 (24) and Jonny Bairstow contributed 13 (17) runs to open for England. After this there was a good partnership between David Malan and Moeen Ali who came to the crease. He not only made a good partnership but also carried England's score forward. David Malan scored 41 runs in 30 balls which included 4 fours and 1 six. Meanwhile, Moeen Ali completed his half-century. Moeen Ali scored an unbeaten 51 runs in 37 balls with the help of 3 fours and two sixes. After this, Liam Livingston, who came out to bat, got some quick runs, he was dismissed after scoring 17 runs in 10 balls. England team scored 166 runs for the loss of four wickets in 20 overs.
The most successful bowler from New Zealand was Tim Southee, who took one wicket for 24 runs in 4 overs.Trent Boult proved to be very expensive for New Zealand, he did not take any wicket for 40 runs in 4 overs. The same Milne, Sodhi and Nisham also took a wicket each. New Zealand bowlers bowled well in this match.
New Zealand team recovered after a bad start
Chasing 166 runs given by England, New Zealand had a very poor start and their two wickets fell very quickly. Opener batsman Martin Guptill got out early after scoring 4 runs and New Zealand captain Kane Williamson scored 5. And from here it seemed for a moment that the New Zealand team would lose this match. After this, opener batsman Daryl Mitchell and Conway did not allow wickets and played the innings carefully. Meanwhile, the New Zealand opener batsman completed his half-century. The same Conway was dismissed for 46 runs in 38 balls, he missed out on completing his half-century. After this, Glenn Phillips came out to bat and went on early. Then for the batting, Jimmy Neesham batted very aggressively and scored 27 runs in just 11 balls, he hit one four and 3 sixes. Daryl Mitchell also contributed 72 runs in 47 balls and gave his team victory by hitting a four in the last ball of the 18th Over.
For England, Chris Woakes broke New Zealand's back by giving New Zealand the first two blows. And for once it seemed as if England would easily win this match and secure its place in the World Cup Final. But on the back of a century partnership between opener batsman Daryl Mitchell and Conway and then a blistering innings of 27 runs off 11 balls played by Jimmy Nisham, New Zealand defeated England by 5 wickets to secure their place in the final of the T20 World Cup. Chris Woakes and Liam Livingstone took two wickets each for England.
It was the day of 14th July 2019 when the World Cup final was being played between England vs New Zealand. There was a score tie between both the teams in this match. After which the super over was done and in the super over also both the teams could score an honor. But England was declared the winner due to the more number of boundaries. Due to the results coming in this manner, the sports lovers looked very disappointed, while the New Zealand team was also very disappointed. New Zealand's team also paid the account of their defeat of the World Cup by defeating England by 5 wickets.
The second semi-final between Australia and Pakistan will be played tomorrow and it will be decided from here which team will play in the final with New Zealand, the final of the T20 World Cup will be held on November 14