The host team will fancy their chance to become new World Cup Champion
England defeated Australia by 8 wickets and reached the finals of the World Cup 2019. England became the second team after New Zealand to reach the finale. Neither England nor the New Zealand has ever won ODI World Cup. We are all set to see a new World Cup Champion.
This is the first time when Australia has lost a match in the Semi Final of a World Cup. They have not lost in the previously played 7 semifinals in the World Cup. They were handed a humiliating defeat in a one-sided game.
Aussies couldn’t soak the pressure of big match for the first time
Australia had a bad start batting first and lost 3 wickets at 14 runs. Steve Smith and Alex Carey came to rescue and took team to a fighting total of 223. Chris Woakes took 3 wickets and gave only 20 runs in 8 over. Adil Rashid and Jofra Archer were the two other bowers who did well. They shared 5 wickets between them.
Host team’s openers were right on money as they played some amazing shots from the first over itself. They never let the momentum run away from them and added 124 runs in 104 balls for the first wicket. Jason Roy played a blinder of innings and scored 85 of just 65 balls. He hit 9 fours and 5 sixes in his innings. Bairstow, Root and Captain Morgan made valuable contribution of 34, 49 and 45 respectively.
Mitchell Starc the best bowler of the World Cup was taken to cleaners. Jason and Bairstow hit the left-armer flurry of boundaries in his first spell.
Lords on Sunday will give the new World Cup Champion
We will see the new World Cup Champion at the Iconic Lords ground in London on 14th July. This will be the second consecutive entry for Blackcaps in final. They lost the finals last time against England.
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