New Zealand defeated England by 5 wickets in a thrilling match to qualify for the T20 World Cup title match. He will face the winner of the second semi-final between Pakistan and Australia to be held on November 11 in the final. In the first semi-final, the England team looked heavy till the 16th over, but in the 17th over, Jimmy Neesham made such a stormy batting that New Zealand turned the dice.
From here the course of the match had changed. Neesham again hit Adil Rashid for a six in the second ball of the 18th over. After this, Darryl Mitchell completed his half-century by hitting a six off the fourth ball. 14 runs were scored from this over. However, Neesham got out on the last ball, but Mitchell did not let the match turn the corner of the match. He made the team win with 6 balls to spare, hitting 2 sixes and a four in the 19th over by Chris Woakes.
New Zealand’s score was at one time 13 for two but Mitchell scored an unbeaten 72 off 47 balls with the help of four fours and four sixes. He added 82 runs for the third wicket with Devon Conway (46 runs off 38 balls, five fours, six). James Neesham played a blistering innings of 27 runs off 11 balls with the help of three sixes as New Zealand registered a victory at 167 for five in 19 overs.
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