In the first semi-final of T20 World Cup, England gave New Zealand a target of 167 runs to win.
According to the details, in the first semi-final played at Abu Dhabi’s Sheikh Zayed Stadium, England scored 166 runs for the loss of 4 wickets in the stipulated overs and gave New Zealand a target of 167 runs to win.
Moin Ali played a brilliant innings of 51 runs, Liam Living Austin scored 17 runs and gave the wicket to Jimmy Neshim. Opener Jose Butler scored 29 runs and was the target of Ash Sodhi. Johnny Bristow gave the wicket to Adam Milne for 13 runs.
New Zealand’s Adam Milne, Tim Southee and Ash Sodhi took one wicket each. Earlier, New Zealand captain Kane Williamson won the toss and elected to field.
New Zealand have made no changes while maintaining the winning combination. However, changes have been made in the England team due to injuries. Injured Jason Roy has been replaced by Sam Billings in the English team.
Will England have the honor of playing in the T20 World Cup final for the third time or will New Zealand reach the final of the T20 World Cup for the first time after overcoming bad luck in the World Cup? The decision will be made today.
England reached the semi-final matches by winning the first four matches of Group A but lost to South Africa in the last group match.
After losing the first match of the group to Pakistan, New Zealand made it to the semi-finals by winning 4 matches in a row.
Remember that in the final of World Cup 2019, England had defeated New Zealand after a thrilling match.
It is worth mentioning that the captains of both the teams are the same as they were in the 2019 World Cup final, while many players in the squads are also the ones who have the experience to play in the final of the mega event.
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