The super ten round of ICC T20 World Cup 2016 has comes to end and from each group two teams have qualified into the semifinals and they are West Indies, England from Group 1 and New Zealand, India from Group 2 . The 1st semi final of T20 World Cup 2016 will be played between the team who tops the points table in the Group 2 that is New Zealand and the team who is on the second spot in the Group 1 that is England, so the grand battle will be NZ vs ENG at Kotla, Delhi on 30 March 2016.
Till the last match of the super 10 the semi finalist are not decided but after the India vs Australia match where India registered their 3rd win of the tournament all the stats are cleared. Now in the 1st semi final New Zealand will take on the England team in Delhi. The live score of the match will start at 7:30 pm which you can check here too. The toss will be very crucial for both the teams as due factor will there in Delhi which creates lots of problem in gripping the ball for the bowlers.
If we look onto the previous performance of both the team England lost their first match against West Indies where Chris Gayle stood in front of them and with his 11 sixes innings of 100* runs snatched away the win from them. But after that match they proved all the critics wrong and one by one won all the other three matches against Afghanistan, South Africa and Sri Lanka. Joe Root is the leading run scorer from their team scored 168 run in 04 matches in the tournament.
New Zealand team will try to continue their winning Juggernaut at kotla too on 30th March and move towards the final of ICC World T20 2016. They have defeat all the four team in their group India, Bangladesh, Australia, Pakistan. They have defended low total too which shows the quality of bowlers they have. Martin Guptill is the leading run scorer from their team scored 125 run in just 03 matches. The young Mitchell Santner spinning the ball on the Indians pitches very well. So the team is pretty confidence with their past performance in the World T20 2016 so far and the 1st semifinal NZ vs ENG will be a good fighting match. It will be full of entertainment for sure. So are you ready for the live action of the grand match on 30th March.
Here is the Squad of both the teams :-
NZ squad :-
Kane Williamson (Captain),Corey Anderson, Trent Boult, Grant Elliott, Martin Guptill, Adam Milne, Mitchell McClenaghan, Colin Munro, Nathan McCullum, Henry Nicholls, Luke Ronchi (wk), Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor
ENG Squad :-
Eoin Morgan (captain), Jason Roy, James Vince, Alex Hales, Joe Root, Moeen Ali, Jos Buttler (wk), Ben Stokes, Sam Billings, Chris Woakes, David Willey, Steven Finn, Reece Topley, Chris Jordan, Adil Rashid, Liam Dawson
Here is the details of New Zealand vs England T20 Match :-
|1st Semi Final NZ vs ENG T20 World Cup 2016|
|Date||30th March 2016|
|Time||7:30 pm (Local Time)|
|Toss||England won the toss and elected to field first|
The Live score of the match will be covered here as soon as match starts .The tournament is reached into the knockout round, the team which looses have to go home from here. Only three matches are remaining only in the tournament, Let’s see which team will win the first semifinal of T20 World Cup.
Live Score :
NZ : 153/8 in 20 overs
ENG: 159/3 in 17.1 overs
Match Result : England won the semifinal defeating New Zealand by 7 wickets in 17.1 overs and entered into the T20 World Cup 2016 Final.
Man of the Match: Jason Roy for his 78 run innings in just 44 balls with 9 fours and 2 sixes.
NZ vs ENG semifinal Match Scorecard :
|New Zealand innings (20 overs maximum)||R||M||B||4s||6s||SR|
|MJ Guptill||c †Buttler b Willey||15||9||12||3||0||125.00|
|KS Williamson*||c & b Ali||32||47||28||3||1||114.28|
|C Munro||c Ali b Plunkett||46||48||32||7||1||143.75|
|CJ Anderson||c Jordan b Stokes||28||35||23||2||1||121.73|
|LRPL Taylor||c Morgan b Jordan||6||16||8||0||0||75.00|
|L Ronchi†||c Willey b Stokes||3||5||3||0||0||100.00|
|GD Elliott||not out||4||14||6||0||0||66.66|
|MJ Santner||c Jordan b Stokes||7||7||6||1||0||116.66|
|MJ McClenaghan||run out (†Buttler/Stokes)||1||4||2||0||0||50.00|
|Extras||(b 1, lb 4, w 6)||11|
|Total||(8 wickets; 20 overs)||153||(7.65 runs per over)|
|England innings (target: 154 runs from 20 overs)||R||B||4s||6s||SR|
|JJ Roy||b Sodhi||78||44||11||2||177.27|
|AD Hales||c Munro b Santner||20||19||1||1||105.26|
|JE Root||not out||27||22||3||0||122.72|
|EJG Morgan*||lbw b Sodhi||0||1||0||0||0.00|
|JC Buttler†||not out||32||17||2||3||188.23|
|Extras||(lb 1, w 1)||2|
|Total||(3 wickets; 17.1 overs)||159||(9.26 runs per over)|