ICC T20 World Cup 1st Semi final – England vs New Zealand
The first Semifinal of the T20 World Cup begins today with an intense clash between England and New Zealand in Abu Dhabi. Both the teams have won four of their five games and grabbed 8 points. The winner of today’s match will qualify for the mega final. Get ready to watch England vs New Zealand live on YuppTV and catch all the cricket action.
England entered the league as favourites and played to the expectations. Eion Morgan team had won their four matches in a row and lost their previous game to South Africa. They had a brilliant start to their campaign when they restricted batting-heavy West Indies to just 55 runs on the board. England brought their A-game into action against Australia and dominated completely with bat and ball. The English team looks formidable in every department and certainly looks better than any other team in the tournament. Jos Butler is in great form and providing the much-needed start for his team. Butler scored his maiden T20I century against Sri Lanka in this tournament when he smashed a last-ball six. England will be without the services of Jason Roy, who is ruled out of the league due to an injury against South Africa. English bowlers have succeeded to pressure opponent batters throughout the tournament. Eion Morgan and the team will eye on their second trophy.
New Zealand lost their T20 opener against Pakistan but went on to win the next four in a row. A stunning victory over India has confirmed their semifinals berth. The Kiwis bowling is top-notch and successfully provides the required breakthroughs. Trent Boult and Tim Southee have been outstanding with the pace in the league so far. Ish Sodhi and Mitchell Santner magic spin has turned the games in their favour. Martin Guptill, Kane Williamson and Conway have some runs under their belt. In a rematch of the 2019 World Cup final and the 2016 T20 World Cup semifinal, The Blackcaps will go all the way to settle the scores.
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