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England vs New Zealand, T20 World Cup, New Zealand reach final after winning the Semi-final against England


On Wednesday semifinal match between England vs New Zealand, New Zealand advance to the final of the T20 World Cup 2021 after winning the thrilling match with five wickets against England. So, they reach their first-ever T20 World cup final after failing to reach twice in the 2007 and 2016 semi-finals. The Blackcaps will play in their third final of the ICC tournament, after their 2019 World Cup. Hence they are also won the 2021 Test Championship.


In the few years, New Zealand are the most consistent team in the world since the 2015 world Cup. In both the final they have to settle with a runner up trophy. Now, they will again play their World Cup but this time it will be the T20 World Cup on the 14th of November at Dubai International Stadium.


During the match between England vs New Zealand, the kiwis display one of their best performance in T20 cricket by beating England with five wickets remaining. Therefore, the kiwis also chase down the highest target of 167 runs in Zyed International Stadium. All credit goes to the New Zealand players that show excellent performance with great team efforts. Especially the performance by Daryl Mitchell and Jimmy Neesham.


England vs New Zealand innings


In the first semi-final match of the T20 world cup 2021 between England vs New Zealand. New Zealand won the toss and decided to bowl first. So, England comes to bat first and avail to 166 runs in 20 overs with a loss of 4 wickets. England batted very well in the first inning with the half century of Moeen Ali and 41 runs by David Malan in the middle overs. That helps England to reach the respective score and the highest run in Sheikh Zayed International Stadium.

Therefore, New Zealand comes to bat in the second inning to chase down 167 targets put by England. While New Zealand doesn’t get a good start as their two top-order batsmen Martin Guptill (4) and skipper Kane Williamson (5) got out early. But both Daryl Mitchell and D. Conway handle the game and took Kiwis near the target.


In the 14 over Conway lose his wicket over Liam Livingstone. After Conway’s wicket, G Phillips also lose his wicket in just 2 runs. While from one end Daryl Mitchell handled the match single-handedly. And after Phillips wicket Jimmy Neesham plays a great cameo of 27 runs off 11 balls to help Kiwis to reach their first T20 world cup final.


But Daryl Mitchell display his best T20 career performance as he batted from start to end and finished the game for New Zealand. Mitchell tremendous knock of 72 runs off 47 balls (not out) steal the show. From one side he took the whole pressure on his shoulder and supported well by Conway and Neesham.


Therefore, Daryl Mitchell took his team to the final of the T20 world cup 2021. Now, they will wait for the result of the match between Australia vs Pakistan and look who will join them in the Final at Dubai International Stadium on the 14th of November.

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