T20 WC: England beat Sri Lanka in the semi-finals, while defending champions Australia was knocked out

After defeating Sri Lanka by 4 wickets, England entered the ICCT-20 World Cup Cricket semi-finals.

In Group 1 of Super 12, England won and entered the last four, while the hosts and previous winners, Australia, were eliminated.
New Zealand has already reached the semi-finals from Group 1.

New Zealand, England and Australia scored 7 points from 5 matches. But Australia is behind in run rate and has been eliminated from the Super 12. From group 1, New Zealand became group winners and England group runners-up reached the semi-finals.

In the match in Adelaide, England completed the target of 142 runs given by Sri Lanka by losing 6 wickets with 2 balls remaining. Alex Hales scored the highest 47 runs for England, while Ben Stokes scored an unbeaten 42 runs.

Sri Lanka’s Lahiru Kumar, Wanindu Hasaranga and Dhananjaya Da Silva took 2 wickets each.

Before that, Sri Lanka, who won the toss and batted first, scored 141 runs for the loss of 8 wickets. Sri Lankan opener Pathum Nissanka scored the highest 67 runs. England’s Mark Wood took the most 3 wickets.


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