Adelaide. The semi-final of the T20 World Cup played between India and England will not be forgotten. Team India was just two steps away from the World Cup title after 15 years under the leadership of Rohit Sharma, but England tasted a crushing defeat in the semi-finals by defeating their plans. England bid farewell to India by 10 wickets and bid farewell to the tournament. Now England will face Pakistan. This match with England is being seen like the 1992 World Cup final, when Pakistan won the title by defeating England under the captaincy of Imran Khan.
In the second semi-final played on Thursday, England won the toss and called India to bat. Virat Kohli and Hardik Pandya scored 168 for 6 thanks to the half-century innings, chasing the target, the pair of England opener Alex Hales and Jos Buttler batted stormy and gave the team a spectacular victory without losing any wicket.
Jos Buttler termed the victory as brilliant
Following the win, England captain Jos Buttler termed his team’s 10-wicket victory in the T20 World Cup semi-final as “fantastic” but added that he does not want to congratulate the team ahead of Sunday’s final against Pakistan. . Butler scored an unbeaten 80.
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After the match, he said, “Yeah, it’s a great performance. It is wonderful to play so well in the semi-finals of the World Cup. But tonight we don’t want to congratulate ourselves. We are definitely in the final for which we are very excited.
Now we can talk about it in the changing room: Butler
Butler said, “We enjoyed the game this evening and we can talk about it in the ‘changing room’ and enjoy that performance, but I don’t want to think any further than that.” We have to play the final against Pakistan which is in excellent form.” Butler said, “It is a great opportunity, we will enjoy our game in the final and try to show our talent.”
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Tags: Alex hales, IND vs ENG, Jos Buttler, Rohit Sharma, T20 World Cup, T20 World Cup 2022
FIRST PUBLISHED : November 10, 2022, 23:30 IST