First semi-final: England set a target of 167 runs for New Zealand to win

By choosing to hit after losing the toss, England scored well against New Zealand. In the absence of Jason Roy, England scored 40 runs for the loss of 1 ground in the power play. But after that, the David Malan and Moeen Ali partnership made quick runs.

Moeen Ali completed his fifty on the final lap and scored 50 runs on just 36 balls. In which 3 fours and 2 six were included. Glenn Phillips gave up the catch of Eoin Morgan on the final ball and England scored 166 runs for the loss of 4 wickets.

Aside from Moeen Ali, David Malan contributed 41 and Jos Buttler contributed 29 runs for England. New Zealand played with seven players, of whom Tim Southee, Adam Milne, James Neesham and Ish Sodhi each took a wicket.

Akash Gokhe

Akash Gokhe

Akash is the founder and writer of the Sports Platform website. He conceived the idea of ​​starting a Sports Platform website to channel his love, passion and emotions for the game of cricket and to connect with other like-minded people on the platform. Read articles by Akash Gokhe

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