England Vs New Zealand Semi Final Highlights; T20 World Cup 2021: NZ make final with 5-wkt win; Mitchell, Neesham shine
- ENG vs NZ Semi Final Highlights, T20 World Cup 2021 Updates: New Zealand beat England by 5 wickets in the 1st semi final to book a place in the final. Daryl Mitchell (72*) and Neesham (27 off 11) were the stars of the chase. Follow England vs New Zealand highlights and updates on the live blog.
England Vs New Zealand Highlights: New Zealand have entered the T20 World Cup 2021 final by beating England by 5 wickets in the first semi-final in Abu Dhabi. England set New Zealand a target of 167 in 20 overs. The Kiwis struggled early in the chase, as they could only get to 36/2 by the end of the Powerplay. Pacer Chris Woakes jolted New Zealand by dismissing both Martin Guptill and Kane Williamson. Once the field opened up, the boundaries dried up for the Kiwis as they crawled to 58/2 after 10 overs. But they did manage to pick up the ante to some extent after that as they brought up their 50-run partnership off 48 deliveries. Then, Conway fell for 46 and Glenn Phillips followed him soon after as Livingstone's double strike pegged NZ back further. However, Neesham's 27 off 11 balls changed the fate of the game as he allowed Daryl Mitchell to find his range and he finished unbeaten on 72 to take the side home with 6 balls to spare. In the first innings, after being put in to bat, England started off well as Jonny Bairstow and Jos Buttler hit a few early boundaries. However, Bairstow's night ended early on 14 as Kane Williamson took a brilliant catch off Adam Milne. England reached 45/1 after 7 overs. In the next three overs, ENG added 22 runs but also lost their in-form batter Jos Buttler as he was trapped in plumb on 29 off Ish Sodhi. Then, it was Dawid Malan (42) and Moeen Ali who rebuilt the English innings by putting on 63 runs for the third wicket before Tim Southee got the better of Malan. Eventually, Moeen Ali dished out a few more big hits en route to his maiden T20 WC century as England posted 1664/ in 20 overs in Abu Dhabi in the ENG vs NZ clash.
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Nov 11, 2021 12:20 PM IST
England players devastated after T20 World Cup semi-final defeat – Eoin Morgan
Nov 10, 2021 11:35 PM IST
That's all we have for you today! Thank you!
Well, New Zealand are in another final. Whether they win it or not is a question for later as tomorrow, Pakistan and Australia square off in the second semifinal. We will be back with the live coverage, so do join us.
Until tomorrow, this is Shivansh Gupta signing off. CIAO!
Nov 10, 2021 11:29 PM IST
Sweet, sweet revenge! But all in good spirits
New Zealand were handed a painful defeat in the 2019 World Cup final by the same opposition. 2 years later, they avenge the defeat. Irrespective of how you look at it, this was a remarkable game of cricket. Two top sides fought tooth and nail and this time, the Black Caps ended on the right side of the result.
Nov 10, 2021 11:25 PM IST
ENG vs NZ Live Updated: Kane Williamson, the winning captain, speaks
"Most players have played together in various tournaments. Knew it was going to be a great game of cricket. Thought they had a pretty competitive total. But just by staying in there, building the partnerships and cashing in on some moments, some matchups. Definitely, something that stood out today (Mitchell's character). Has batted beautifully in a high pressure situation. T20 cricket - it's a game of small margins. Depending on the surface, the short side - these things can be match-defining. He came out and hit the ball hard, that's what he does (Neesham). Changed the momentum really. Fantastic knock from Daryll, hit the big shots when it counted. We'll be following that match - going to be fantastic. We know we have another challenge coming up and we'll change our focus after tonight.
Nov 10, 2021 11:20 PM IST
ENG vs NZ Live Score: Eoin Morgan, the losing captain, speaks
“Coming into the game we knew both sides were close in skill. Full credit to Kane and his team. They outplayed us today. Have represented ourselves in this tournament really well. Proud of the guys. They have given everything in this tournament. Thought we were right in the game until probably the 17th, 18th overs. We had them exactly where we wanted them up until that point. It was (sluggish). We're a six-hitting side but we struggled to hit sixes. But we hung in there and posted probably a par score. To come out and hit sixes from ball one like that - full credit to him (Neesham). Absolutely love playing cricket at the moment. At the forefront of change both on and off the field (the team).”
Nov 10, 2021 11:14 PM IST
England vs New Zealand Live Updates: Daryl Mitchell is the Player of the Match
"It was a bit of a whirl at the end there. I couldn't remember what was going on, but I'm happy I got the job done. It was a challenging surface, with the new ball, and it was two-paced. The way Conway set the platform and Neesh hit a few out of the ground was amazing. We knew one or two good overs would do it, and we got the momentum back thanks to Neesham's hitting. With what's going on around the world right now, it's amazing that my old man travelled half way around the world to watch me play, so this is a proud moment," says Mitchell after receiving his award.
Nov 10, 2021 11:05 PM IST
WHAT JUST HAPPENED? INCREDIBLE GAME
4 overs ago, not many people would have placed their bets on a New Zealand win. They lost two quick wickets and Mitchell was set but wasn't timing the ball. However, it was Jimmy Neesham's 11-ball cameo, during which he scored 27 runs, that changed the face of the game. It allowed Mitchell to find his range and once Neesham fell, Mitchell finished the job by hitting an unbeaten 72.
Nov 10, 2021 11:04 PM IST
T20 World Cup 2021 England vs New Zealand Live: NZ WIN
FOUR FROM MITCHELL AND NZ WIN AND ARE INTO THE FINAL
Nov 10, 2021 11:01 PM IST
ALMOST THERE, ARE NZ
NZ are just a hit away now. Need 6 runs from 9 balls
1 run- Mitchell miscues pull, batters run 1
1 run- Mitchell pulls to the sweeper at deep mid-wicket
Nov 10, 2021 11:00 PM IST
England vs New Zealand T20 World Cup Live Cricket Score: 19th over
SIX! Woakes misses the yorker and Mitchell smacks the ball over long on for 6. what a shot!
SIX! Short from Woakes and Mitchell pulls the ball over deep mid-wicket for 6.
Nov 10, 2021 10:58 PM IST
NZ NEED 20 FROM 12 BALLS
Nov 10, 2021 10:53 PM IST
England vs New Zealand Live Score: NEESHAM SMACKS RASHID FOR 6
SIX! A leg spinner into the slot from Rashid. Neesham goes down on one knee and smacks the ball over deep mid-wicket for a 6! What a game!
SIX! FIFTY FOR MITCHELL! Drag down from Rashid and Mitchell goes onto the backfoot and smacks the ball over long on for 6. This is incredible stuff
OUT! Neesham fails to club the ball over cover and is caught by Morgan. he makes 27 off 11 balls.
Nov 10, 2021 10:51 PM IST
23 runs from the last over
NZ need 34 runs to win from 18 balls
23 runs from the 17th over, England's most expensive over yet.
Nov 10, 2021 10:44 PM IST
ENG vs NZ Live Score T20 World Cup 2021: Chris Jordan is bowling the 17th
SIX! They need a cameo from Neesham and they need more of these. A length ball from Jordan. Neesham flat bats it over deep mid-wicket for 6.
FOUR! Neesham is turning it around here. Full and straight from Jordan and Neesham goes down the ground for 4.
SLOWER BALL, SLOGGED OFF ONE LEG TO COW CORNER AND IS THAT CAUGHT? Is there a run-out. What is happening'?
SIX! So it was Bairstow who dives and throws the ball back to Livingstone and England feel it's out. The replay shows his knee had hit the cushions before he could release the ball
DRAMA OF THE HIGHEST ORDER
Nov 10, 2021 10:42 PM IST
ENG vs NZ Live Updates
4 overs, 2/22. Liam Livingstone had a great time with the ball
Nov 10, 2021 10:41 PM IST
ENG vs NZ Live: Livingstone is having a night to remember
OUT! After Conway, he removes Glenn Phillips.
NZ are 110/4 in 16 overs, need 57 from 24 balls. What an over. Just 3 off it
Nov 10, 2021 10:36 PM IST
New Zealand need 60 runs from 30 balls.
Nov 10, 2021 10:36 PM IST
T20 World Cup 2021 England vs New Zealand Live: Wood to bowl out
Morgan has decided to bowl Mark Wood out.
100 up for NZ in 14.3 overs as Mitchell and Phillips run a double
FOUR! Doesn't matter how they come as long as they come. Short and straight from Wood. Mitchell pulls but the ball flies off the top-edge and over the keeper for 4. He'll take that and so will the Black Caps.
NZ are 107/3 after 15 overs.
Nov 10, 2021 10:31 PM IST
BIG WICKET, LIAM GETS WELL-SET CONWAY
OUT! Conway is stumped off Liam Livingstone on 46. The 82-run stand has been snapped. A slider from Liam. Conway had advanced down the track and looked to heave the ball through long off but he missed the ball and was stumped a long way out.
NEW ZEALAND are 95/3 after 13.4 overs, need 72 runs from 38 balls
Glenn Phillips is the new man in
Nov 10, 2021 10:25 PM IST
ENG vs NZ Live Score T20 World Cup 2021: A better over for NZ
SIX! Tossed up from Rashid and Mitchell clears the front leg and goes over long off. Jordan dives and shows great athleticism to try and pull the ball back. However, the ball slipped off his hands and clipped the cushions on the full. A great effort nonetheless.
12 off the over. NZ 92/2 after 13 overs, need 75 from 42 balls
Nov 10, 2021 10:20 PM IST
FOUR! Livingstone is played a great innings here, finding the regular boundary. Goes down on one knee and muscles the ball through extra cover for 4.
NZ are 80/2 after 12 overs, need 87 from 48 balls
Nov 10, 2021 10:17 PM IST
England vs New Zealand: 50 run stand between Conway and Mitchell
50-RUN STAND! it is up in 48 balls. A slow one but an important one
SIX! What a shot. Short from Wood. Conway charges down, makes room and swats it over backward point for 6.
NZ are 73/2 after 11 overs, need 94 from 5 balls.
Nov 10, 2021 10:09 PM IST
NEW ZEALAND are 58/2, need 109 runs from 60 balls. Can they do it?
Nov 10, 2021 10:06 PM IST
England vs New Zealand: Livingstone introduced
Liam Livingstone is introduced into the attack
FOUR! A welcome boundary. Conway has shown intent throughout this over and he is finally rewarder as he dances down the pitch and smacks the ball through long off for 4.
Nov 10, 2021 10:04 PM IST
ENG vs NZ Live Score T20 World Cup 2021: Mitchell struggling
Conway is looking comfortable but Mitchell is just unable to get going.
NZ are 50/2 after 9 overs.
Nov 10, 2021 10:00 PM IST
England vs New Zealand Live Cricket Score: Good comeback from Rashid
After an expensive first over, Rashid gives away just 4 runs in his second over.
NZ are 45/2 after 8 overs.
Nov 10, 2021 09:57 PM IST
England vs New Zealand Live Score: Mark Wood introduced
Mark Wood bowls a decent opening over, gives away just 5 runs.
NZ are 41-2 after 7 overs.
Nov 10, 2021 09:52 PM IST
END OF POWERPLAY
NZ ARE 36/2 AFTER 6 OVERS
Nov 10, 2021 09:49 PM IST
ENG vs NZ: Adil Rashid introduced
FOUR! A wide drag down first up from Rashid. Conway does well to rock onto the backfoot and whip the ball through cover using fast hands for 4.
FOUR! What a way to finish the powerplay. Tossed up leg spinner from Rashid. Coway charges down the track and creams it through extra-cover for 4.
Nov 10, 2021 09:47 PM IST
ENG vs NZ Live: Woakes is back for a third
FOUR! Woakes strays onto Mitchell's pads and Mitchell nonchalantly flicks it through backward square leg for 4.
NZ are 26/2 after 5 overs.
Nov 10, 2021 09:42 PM IST
ENG vs NZ Live Score T20 World Cup 2021: Jordan back for a second
FOUR! After 5 dots and a wide, Conway takes on Jordan as he lofts the fullish ball over extra cover for 4.
NZ are 18/2 after 4 overs.
Nov 10, 2021 09:38 PM IST
WHAT AN OVER FROM WOAKES
A maiden wicket from Woakes. Onus now on Mitchell and Devon Conway to rebuild
Nov 10, 2021 09:37 PM IST
England vs New Zealand Live Updates: HUGE WICKET FOR WOAKES
OUT! Huge wicket for Woakes and ENG as Williamson falls cheaply. COming to the wicket, Williamson across his stumps and looks to scoop the ball over short fine leg. But he doesn't time it and ends up holing out to Adil Rashid. HUGE WICKET, THIS!
NZ are 13/2 after 2.4 overs
Nov 10, 2021 09:28 PM IST
England vs New Zealand T20 World Cup Live Cricket Score: Jordan sharing the new ball
Chris Jordan is sharing the new ball
5 off his 1st over. NZ are 13/1 after 2 overs
Nov 10, 2021 09:26 PM IST
England vs New Zealand Live Updates: DRAM EARLY ON, GUPTILL FALLS
FOUR! Short and wide from Woakes as the ball shapes away from right-hander Guptill. He slashes it hard over cover for 4.
OUT! A soft dismissal as Guptill closes the face of the bat early and chips it to Moeen Ali at mid-wicket.
NZ are 4/1 after 0.3 over | Kane Williamson walks in next
Nov 10, 2021 09:22 PM IST
WELCOME BACK! Chase resumes
Chris Woakes opens the attack as Martin Guptill and Daryl Mitchell walk out to open
Nov 10, 2021 09:16 PM IST
ENG vs NZ Live Score: Good comeback from England
Last 10 overs, England scored 99 runs
Nov 10, 2021 09:15 PM IST
T20 World Cup 2021 England vs New Zealand Live: Top peformers
England: Moeen Ali-51* off 37 balls | Malan- 41 off 30 balls
New Zealand: Jimmy Neesham- 1/18 in 2 overs | 1-24 in 4 overs from Southee
Nov 10, 2021 09:12 PM IST
England vs New Zealand Live Cricket Score: England post 166/4
England post 166/4 in 20 overs, Moeen Ali shines with an unbeaten 51
Nov 10, 2021 09:05 PM IST
England vs New Zealand Live: 20th over
Right, then! Can England get to 175 here? Jimmy Neesham to bowl the last 6 balls
19.1 — 1 run to long-off for Moeen Ali
19.2 — OUT! And he strikes. He is caught at long-off by Santner. Full and wide and Liam fails to clear the fence. He is gone for 17.
Captain Morgan walks in next
19.3 — FOUR! FIFTY! Well played! Ali hits four between extra-cover and long off
19.4 — 1 run to backward square leg
19.5 — WIDE! Will have to bowl that again
19.5 — 2 runs to backward square leg for Morgan
19.6 – 2 RUNS. Morgan dropped by Phillips and ENG post 166/4 in 20 overs
Nov 10, 2021 09:02 PM IST
England vs New Zealand T20 World Cup Live Score: Boult bowls the 19th
Trent Boult has been handed the ball for the 19th over.
FOUR! Back of a length from Boult and Livingstone swats the ball past Guptill at long off. 150 up for the side.
ENG ARE 155/3 IN 19 OVERS, 9 off the over.
Nov 10, 2021 08:58 PM IST
SIX! SLOWER BOUNCER FROM MILNE, THE BALL HOLDS UP JUST THE RIGHT AMOUNT FOR MOEEN and he pulls the ball comprehensively over deep mid-wicket for 6!
SIX! Livingstone goes down the ground as Milne goes bowls into the slot. “BOOOM!" says Danny Morrison in the comm box and quite rightly. That was a massive six
ENG ARE 146/3 IN 18 OVERS, 16 off the over.
Nov 10, 2021 08:54 PM IST
England vs New Zealand Live Updates: SODHI TO ALI- SIX
SIX! A tossed up leg-spinner from Sodhi. Moeen charges down the tracks and smacks the ball over cow corner for a 92-m six.
ENG are 130/3 after 17 overs.
Nov 10, 2021 08:49 PM IST
ENG vs NZ Live Score: SIX AND GONE! Southee strikes, Malan falls
SIX! Short from Southee and Malan pulls it over the deep square leg for 6.
OUT! Six and out! Tim Southee gets the wicket of well-set Malan on 42. This time, he bowled it scrambled seam and a touch fuller. Hence, Malan inside-edged the ball to Conway while trying to repeat the same shot.
ENG ARE 116/3 IN 15.2 OVERS | Liam Livingstone walks in next
Nov 10, 2021 08:46 PM IST
5 overs to go
ENG are 110/2 after 15 overs. Time for Malan, Ali to go big now
Nov 10, 2021 08:45 PM IST
England vs New Zealand Live Updates: Boult returns, 50-run stand
The duo have now put on 57 runs for the 3rd wicket off 41 balls.
30 balls to go. How many more can they get?
Nov 10, 2021 08:42 PM IST
England vs New Zealand Live: 100 up for ENG
The 3rd wicket stand is now worth 47 runs as the duo of Moeen and Malan take their side past 100 with 6 overs to spare
Nov 10, 2021 08:33 PM IST
England vs New Zealand: Ish Sodhi back for his 2nd spell
WIDE! Begins with a wide down the leg side to Moeen Ali
FOUR! He gets away with a couple of loose balls in this over before being hit for 4 off the final ball of the over. It was a nothing delivery as he is dragged the googly short and wide off Moeen. The left-hander obliges to find 4 through backward point.
ENG are 94/2 after 13 overs.
Nov 10, 2021 08:32 PM IST
ENG vs NZ Live Score T20 World Cup 2021: Milne reintroduced
7 off the over. ENG are 85/2 after 11 overs. This partnership is now worth 32 off 23 balls.
Nov 10, 2021 08:24 PM IST
ENG vs NZ Live: Glenn Phillips brought on and Malan makes merry
Because of two left-handers in the middle, Williamson has brought on Glenn Phillips, the off spinner
FOUR! Classic Malan. Slowish start and then upping the rate. Classic Malan for the exquisite shot as well. Tossed up from Glenn, Malan makes room and plays a gorgeous cover drive for 4.
FOUR! Once again, width on offer from Phillips and Malan obliges as he collects four more through extra-cover. Simply stunning.
11 off the over. ENG are 78/2 after 11 overs.
Nov 10, 2021 08:21 PM IST
ENG ARE 67/2 IN 10 OVERS
Nov 10, 2021 08:19 PM IST
ENG vs NZ Live Score T20 World Cup 2021: Jimmy Neesham introduced
Since we have two left-handers in the middle, Williamson takes Santner off the attack and brings on Jimmy Neesham
DROPPED! A big swing on the up from Malan. The ball flies low off the edge and Conway fails to hang on. The change of bringing on Neesham almost worked.
FOUR! Well, that will pinch Neesham and the Black Caps. A stylish, effortless cover drive from Malan and beats Glenn Phillips to the fence.
Nov 10, 2021 08:12 PM IST
T20 World Cup 2021 England vs New Zealand Live: SOHI STRIKES, BUTTLER PERISHES
OUT! BUT BUTTLER REVIEWS! Once again, Buttler goes for the reverse sweep but the bat misses the ball. He is struck in front and it looks plumb. Yet, Buttler decides to review it. Only an inside edge can save him.
ULTRA-EDGE SHOWS NO LINE. BALL TRACKING SHOWS 3 REDS!
Buttler is gone for 29 and England have lost a review.
ENG are 53/2 after 8.1 overs | Moeen Ali walks in next
Nov 10, 2021 08:10 PM IST
England vs New Zealand: Mitchell Santner introduced
FOUR! Buttler brings out the reverse sweep and collects four through backward point. The ball was quick, straight, and flat and Buttler did well to connect the ball very well
ENG are 53/1 after 8 overs.
Nov 10, 2021 08:05 PM IST
England vs New Zealand Live Updates: Ish Sodhi introduced
The moment Dawid Malan walks in, Kane introduces Ish Sodhi.
5 off his 1st over. ENG are 45/1 after 7 overs
Nov 10, 2021 08:03 PM IST
END OF POWERPLAY
ENG ARE 40/1 AFTER 6 OVERS
Nov 10, 2021 07:56 PM IST
T20 World Cup 2021 England vs New Zealand Live: Adam Milne introduced and he strikes first ball
After an expensive over from Boult, Williamson has decided to bring Milne on.
OUT! WHAT A CATCH FROM KANE WILLIAMSON! Fullish delivery outside off from Milne. Bairstow absolutely creams the ball on the up but Williamson moves to his left in a flash and completes a very tricky, low catch at mid-off. He has to go for 14
ENG are 37/1 after 5.1 overs | Dawid Malan walks in next
Nov 10, 2021 07:53 PM IST
England vs New Zealand T20 World Cup Live Cricket Score:
FOUR! Length ball, straight and clubbed back over the bowler's head. Southee is struggling a bit now as the ball has stopped swinging and that has allowed Bairstow to play through the line and go up and over the infield.
ENG are 37/0 after 5 overs
Nov 10, 2021 07:50 PM IST
16 runs from Boult's 2nd over
FOUR! The ball nips into Buttler from a length. Buttler makes sure his pads are away from the line of the stump by staying leg side of the ball. He punches the ball the past the bowler and mid-off for 4.
FOUR! This time, Boult goes short and wide and Buttler, staying leg side of the ball, cuts the ball past the point fielder for 4.
5 WIDES! IT'S MISSED EVERYONE! A lovely bouncer from Boult. But the ball climbs over Buttler and Conway's head for 4. Expensive over already.
ENG are 29/0 after 4 overs
Nov 10, 2021 07:44 PM IST
T20 World Cup 2021 England vs New Zealand Live: Southee continues
Tim Southee is continuing. So far, NZ have bowled with great discipline. Only the last balls of the first two overs have hurt them.
Another tight over. ENG are 13/0 after 3 overs.
Nov 10, 2021 07:38 PM IST
England vs New Zealand Live Updates: Trent Boult to share the new ball
As expected, Trent Boult is here to share the new ball with Southee. He hasn't been very successful against the Englishmen. Can he turn it around today?
FOUR! Inside edge, past Conway and 4. Painful for NZ. Another last-ball boundary
ENG are 12/0 after 2 overs
Nov 10, 2021 07:37 PM IST
ENG vs NZ: FOUR! A great over until the last ball
FOUR! Buttler ends the first over on a high as he flicks the ball off his pads through deep square leg for 4. Southee spoils the over by bowling a leg stump half volley.
ENG are 6/0 after 1 over
Nov 10, 2021 07:32 PM IST
England vs New Zealand Live Score: LET'S PLAY
Jos Buttler and Jonny Bairstow have walked out to open for England.
Tim Southee to open New Zealand's attack
Nov 10, 2021 07:30 PM IST
England vs New Zealand: A minute's silence for India's Mohan Singh
The teams also observed a minute's silence in memory of Abu Dhabi's long-time chief Curator, Mohan Singh, who passed away on the eve of the NZ-AFG game
Nov 10, 2021 07:25 PM IST
England vs New Zealand Live: National anthems time
Time for the national anthems. Just a couple of minutes away from the start now
Nov 10, 2021 07:19 PM IST
ENG vs NZ Live Updates: England form guide
vs SA: Lost by 10 runs
vs SL: Won by 26 runs
vs AUS: Won by 8 wickets
vs BAN- Won by 8 wickets
vs WI- Won by 6 wickets
Nov 10, 2021 07:15 PM IST
ENG vs NZ: New Zealand form guide
vs AFG- Won by 8 wickets
vs Namibia- Won by 52 runs
vs Scotland- Won by 16 runs
vs India - Won by 8 wickets
vs Pakistan - Lost by 5 wickets
Nov 10, 2021 07:12 PM IST
Morgan publicly reveals England openers
Right, then! The opening duo of Buttler and Bairstow will reunite today in Abu Dhabi as Billings will come in to bat in the middle order
Nov 10, 2021 07:11 PM IST
England vs New Zealand T20 World Cup Live Cricket Score: ENG captain Morgan speaks at the toss
"We would have looked to bowl first too, but hopefully the toss doesn't decide the result of the game. Roy misses out today, obviously he's disappointed because he's played a big role for us in this tournament, and to miss out on a semi-final is devastating. However, Billings gets another chance. He's been doing the hardwork and carrying the drinks for us, and it's a big opportunity for him. Bairstow will open today, instead of Roy, since he's done it really well in the past."
Nov 10, 2021 07:09 PM IST
England vs New Zealand Live Cricket Score: Williamson, NZ toss, at the toss
"We're bowling first. It's a good pitch but a bit of dew later. We're going in with the same team. Busy period for us, and we've come through, giving in good performances. The two most experienced bowlers have bowled beautifully throughout the tournament, and after Lockie, Milne has come in and done well too. England has a lot of depth, that's their strength, and we have the opportunity to play our own brand of cricket."
Nov 10, 2021 07:08 PM IST
TEAM NEWS: ONE YOU'D BEEN WAITING FOR
England- As most people anticipated, Sam Billings has replaced the injured Jason Roy.
New Zealand- They remain unchanged
Nov 10, 2021 07:06 PM IST
England vs New Zealand Live Updates: Playing XI
England (Playing XI): Jos Buttler(w), Jonny Bairstow, Dawid Malan, Moeen Ali, Eoin Morgan(c), Sam Billings, Liam Livingstone, Chris Woakes, Chris Jordan, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood
New Zealand (Playing XI): Martin Guptill, Daryl Mitchell, Kane Williamson(c), Devon Conway(w), Glenn Phillips, James Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Adam Milne, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi, Trent Boult
Nov 10, 2021 07:04 PM IST
England vs New Zealand Live Score: win toss, opt to bowl
New Zealand have won the toss and opted to bat first in Abu Dhabi
Nov 10, 2021 07:00 PM IST
2 minutes to go….
The toss is imminent, folks. We will soon find out who is batting first
Nov 10, 2021 06:58 PM IST
England vs New Zealand Live Score: Head-to-Head Record
ENG and NZ have faced each other 21 times in T20Is and the Brits lead the H2H battler 13:8
Nov 10, 2021 06:54 PM IST
England vs New Zealand: So, win toss and bat first today?
If we were to go by the last few games, captains would be inclined to bat first after winning the toss
Nov 10, 2021 06:51 PM IST
ENG vs NZ Live Score T20 World Cup 2021: What does the trend say
4 out of the last 6 games here have been won by the side batting first.
In the afternoon games: The chasing team has won 7 of the last 8 encounters
Nov 10, 2021 06:48 PM IST
ENG vs NZ Live: What they said before the match
"I wouldn't say strong favourites. New Zealand have a full-strength squad. We've obviously been hampered with a lot of injuries throughout this tournament. We're playing really good cricket. The guys are extremely excited about the challenge against New Zealand and potentially the opportunity that might follow that. But we need to play really good cricket in order to beat them," Eoin Morgan
Nov 10, 2021 06:45 PM IST
ENG vs NZ: What they said before the match
"It's been a long time coming, this T20 World Cup. It's been exciting to be involved in it. And obviously it's all coming to a quick end and we've got the semi-final. All going well, hopefully another game after that." Kane Williamson
Nov 10, 2021 06:42 PM IST
England vs New Zealand Live Updates: NZ predicted XI
New Zealand's predicted XI vs England: Martin Guptill, Daryl Mitchell, Kane Williamson (captain), Devon Conway, Glenn Phillips, James Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Adam Milne, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi, Trent Boult
Nov 10, 2021 06:39 PM IST
England vs New Zealand T20 World Cup: ENG predicted XI
England's predicted XI vs New Zealand: Jos Buttler, Jonny Bairstow, Moeen Ali, Dawid Malan, Eoin Morgan (captain), Sam Billings, Liam Livingstone, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood, Chris Jordan, Adil Rashid
Nov 10, 2021 06:36 PM IST
England vs New Zealand T20 World Cup Live Cricket Score: NZ squad
Martin Guptill, Daryl Mitchell, Kane Williamson(c), Devon Conway(w), Glenn Phillips, James Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Adam Milne, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi, Trent Boult, Todd Astle, Kyle Jamieson, Tim Seifert, Mark Chapman
Nov 10, 2021 06:33 PM IST
England vs New Zealand Live Updates: England squad
Jos Buttler(w), Jonny Bairstow, Dawid Malan, Moeen Ali, Eoin Morgan(c), Sam Billings, Liam Livingstone, Chris Woakes, Chris Jordan, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood, David Willey, James Vince, Reece Topley, Tom Curran
Nov 10, 2021 06:31 PM IST
England vs New Zealand Live: 30 minutes to the toss
30 minutes to go for the toss. Which captain will the coin favour?
Nov 10, 2021 06:27 PM IST
T20 World Cup 2021 England vs New Zealand Live: What a win against AFG
New Zealand's Road to Semifinal - Match 5: New Zealand needed to win their final Super 12 game against Afghanistan to secure a final-four spot. And they did that in stunning fashion with an 8-wicket win.
NZ 125/2 (18.1) beat AFG 124/8 (20)
Nov 10, 2021 06:24 PM IST
England vs New Zealand T20 World Cup Live Cricket Score: Namibia of no challenge to NZ
New Zealand's Road to Semifinal - Match 4: The Kiwis brushed aside Namibia in their fourth game, romping home to a 52-run victory.
NZ 163/4 (20) beat NAM 111/7 (20)
Nov 10, 2021 06:21 PM IST
England vs New Zealand T20 Live Score: Scotland give the Kiwis a scare
New Zealand's Road to Semifinal - Match 3: In their 3rd game in Dubai, the Black Caps faced stern resistance from Scotland before getting over the line
NZ 172/5 (20) beat SCO 156/5 (20)
Nov 10, 2021 06:18 PM IST
England vs New Zealand Live Cricket Score: NZ bounce back, beat India
New Zealand's Road to Semifinal - Match 2: New Zealand bounced back immediately and thrashed India by 8 wickets in Dubai.
NZ (111-2 in 14.3 overs) beat IND (110/7 in 20 overs)
Nov 10, 2021 06:15 PM IST
England vs New Zealand: NZ lose opening Super 12 match
New Zealand's Road to Semifinal - Match 1: In the opening game of the tournament, they lost to Pakistan by 5 wickets in Sharjah. PAK 135/5 (18.4 overs) beat New Zealand 134/8 in 20 overs
Nov 10, 2021 06:12 PM IST
England vs New Zealand: NZ's road to semifinal
We have had a look at England's road to the semifinal. Let's now look through that of New Zealand's
Nov 10, 2021 06:09 PM IST
ENG vs NZ Live Score T20 World Cup 2021: England will hope that Dawid Malan fires today
Dawid Malan has failed to make an impact in this year so far in the last 10 innings he has come out to bat, he has scored 195 runs at an average of 21.67 he has scored 3 scores of 30+ runs in an innings including a fifty (76 vs SL at Southampton)and four times he has been dismissed in single-digit scores. Malan who has a career strike rate of 137.22 in Asian conditions has struggled to make runs and has a strike rate of 117.36. But his drought of runs could end as they take on New Zealand in the semi-final clash. Malan looks to bat against New Zealand and has scored 320 runs in 6 innings with four fifty-plus scores in it. His scores against New Zealand are as follow (latest first): 103*,55, 39,11,53,59. Rohit Sharma and Dawid Malan are the only two batsmen to score 4 fifty-plus scores against New Zealand with is the most fifty-plus scores by a batsman vs New Zealand in T20Is.
Nov 10, 2021 06:06 PM IST
ENG vs NZ Live: Just how good as Moeen Ali been for England so far
Moeen Ali hasn’t put a foot wrong in this T20 World Cup, he has scored 41 runs in 3 innings at a strike rate of 124.24.With the ball, he has picked 7 wickets in just 4 innings at an economy rate of 5.50 which is the best among all the English bowlers and a bowling average of 11.00. Plus, he has taken 2 catches in the outfield. Ali has bowled a maiden over as well in this T20 World Cup. Against New Zealand Ali has played only two matches both of them were in T20 World Cup (2014 and 2016). He has batted only once in 2014 and scored 36 runs while batting at #3 at a strike rate of 156.52. 30 runs in this knock were in boundaries (6*fours and 1* six). In 2016 he bowled 2 overs giving away just 10 runs and picked a key wicket of Kane Williamson. Moeen Ali with his contribution in all the aspects of the game can be the X factor pick for England.
Nov 10, 2021 06:03 PM IST
England vs New Zealand Live Updates:: The story of Mitchell Santner
Mitchell Santner so far in the 5 matches has managed to pick just two wickets but he could be a key player who could define the game for the Kiwis in the semi-finals. In 9 matches Santner has picked 16 wickets against England in T20Is which is also the most wickets by a bowler vs England in T20Is. He has been only wicketless once in these 7 innings. Notably, Santner has been effectively against England’s top-order batsmen. He has dismissed Jonny Bairstow thrice in 5 innings, Eoin Morgan and Dawid Malan twice so far. Additional Santner can contribute with the bat down the order if required plus can contribute to the field with catches and run out as well
Nov 10, 2021 06:00 PM IST
England vs New Zealand Live: 1 hour to toss
1 hour to go for the all-important toss. Who will get an early W?
Nov 10, 2021 05:57 PM IST
T20 World Cup 2021 England vs New Zealand Live: Boult edging closer to a T20 World Cup record
Trent Boult has been exceptional with the ball for New Zealand and has picked 11 wickets in 5 matches. He is the only pacer in this tournament to pick more than 10 wickets so far. If he picks one more wicket in this T20 World Cup, Boult will have the most wickets in a single edition of the T20 World Cup surpassing Daniel Vettori (11 wks in 2007). Boult has played in T20 World in two editions( 2014 & 2021) and has picked 15 wickets in these 7 matches with wickets in every match. Plus, he has been economical throughout and bowls with an economy rate of 5.78 In 2021 so far Boult has picked 18 wickets which is the most he has picked in a calendar year in T20Is, and in his last 8 T20I innings he has picked at least a wicket. Against England Boult has 9 wickets in 7 innings out of which three times he has wicketless.
Nov 10, 2021 05:54 PM IST
England vs New Zealand T20 World Cup Live Cricket Score: The story of Adil Rashid
Adil Rashid has been brilliant for England in T20Is this year with 22 wickets in 15 matches and has been wicketless only thrice. Along with wickets Rashid has been economically in 2021 and bowls at an economy rate of 6.80. In these 5 innings in this T20 World Cup thrice he had aneconomy rate under 5.00.Overall, in T20 World Cup Rashid has picked 16 wickets in 15 matches and is the joint third-highest wicket-taker for England. Rashid has picked 7 wickets in 7 matches against New Zealand, but he has dismissed Martin Guptill three times in 7 innings.
Nov 10, 2021 05:51 PM IST
England vs New Zealand T20 World Cup Live Score: All eyes will on Martin Guptill
Martin Guptill has scored 176 runs in this T20 World Cup and has got starts in all of the innings. He is the only New Zealand batsman to score a fifty in this tournament. Guptill has scored 467 runs against England which is the most by a New Zealand and overall the 3rd highest run-getter in T20Is. The last time he batted against England, Guptill smashed 19 balls fifty in 2019.He has 4 fifties to his name against England in T20Is which is joint-most by a batsman along with Aaron Finch (1 century and 3 fifties) and Virat Kohli (4 fifties). With some runs to his name and good form against England Guptill would be in the limelight for New Zealand to deliver at the big stage.
Nov 10, 2021 05:48 PM IST
England vs New Zealand T20 World Cup: Jos Buttler, England's star man
Jos Buttler with 240 runs in the 2nd highest run-getter in T20 World Cup,2021. He is the only batsman to score a ton this tournament so far. Buttler has smashed 13 sixes so far which is also the most by a batsman in this World Cup. 62.5% of his runs have come in boundaries so far (150/240). With 1 more six Buttler will most sixes smashed by an English Batter in a single World Cup edition, Luke Wright also smashed 13 sixes in 2012. Also, with 10 more runs, he will have most runs in by an English Batter in a single World Cup edition Joe Root scored 249 runs in 2016.Overall in T20 World Cup Buttler with 545 runs is the 3rd highest run-getter among English batsmen, with 36 more runs he will have themost runs for England in T20 World cup surpassing Kevin Pietersen with 580 runs. Against New Zealand Buttler has never opened the innings but has scored 176 runs in 8 innings including a fifty while batting at #6.He has an average of 35.20 and Buttler’s strike rate of 155.75 which is the best among all the teams he has played in T20Is.
Nov 10, 2021 05:45 PM IST
England vs New Zealand T20 Live Score: NZ's best performance vs ENG
Lowest total defended: 164 On Sep 18, 2007
Highest total chased: 173 On Mar 22, 2014
Nov 10, 2021 05:42 PM IST
England vs New Zealand Live Cricket Score: ENG's best performance vs NZ
Lowest total defended: 184 On Feb 05, 2008
Highest total chased: 154 On Mar 30, 2016
Nov 10, 2021 05:39 PM IST
England vs New Zealand Live Score: Highest Successful run-chases in Abu Dhabi
1) Namibia- 166/4 in 19 overs against Netherlands
2) Hong Kong- 166/6 in 19.4 against Afghanistan
3) Australia- 161/2 in 16.2 overs against West Indies
Nov 10, 2021 05:36 PM IST
England vs New Zealand: Venue Insights, Abu Dhabi- PT 2
Best Bowling Figures:
4/13 By Craig Young (Ireland) Against Nigeria In 2019.
140 By KL Rahul And Rohit Sharma (India) For 1st Wicket
Against Afghanistan In 2021.
Win Rate Batting First:
40% (4 Won; 6 Lost)
Nov 10, 2021 05:33 PM IST
England vs New Zealand: Venue Insights, Abu Dhabi- PT 1
Highest Team Total:
225/7 By Ireland Against Afghanistan In 2013.
Lowest Team Total:
84/10 By Bangladesh Against South Africa In 2021.
Highest Individual Score:
117 By Shaiman Anwar (United Arab Emirates) Against Papua
New Guinea In 2017.
Nov 10, 2021 05:29 PM IST
ENG vs NZ Live Updates: England handed first defeat
England's Road to Semifinal - Match 5: Morgan's ENG were handed their first defeat of the tournament in the final Super 12 game. South Africa won by 10 runs in a nail-biter in Sharjah.
Nov 10, 2021 05:26 PM IST
ENG vs NZ Live: Brilliant Buttler strikes again
Batting first, England scored 163-4, with Buttler scoring an unbeaten 101. In the second half, the Lanka Lions reached 137/10 in 19 overs.
Nov 10, 2021 05:23 PM IST
ENG vs NZ Live Score: England face scare against Sri Lanka
England's Road to Semifinal - Match 4: Morgan's England did beat Sri Lanka by 26 runs in Sri Lanka but not before having to sweat.
Nov 10, 2021 05:20 PM IST
England vs New Zealand Live Updates: ENG's Jordan, Buttler wreak havoc
In the first innings, Australia were bundled out for 125 in 20 overs. In response, Buttler's innings took Dubai by storm, as he smashed 71 off 32 balls.
Nov 10, 2021 05:16 PM IST
England vs New Zealand Live: ENG thrash AUS
England's Road to Semifinal - Match 3. England produced one of their finest performances yet against Australia in Dubai
Nov 10, 2021 05:15 PM IST
T20 World Cup 2021 England vs New Zealand Live: Roy shines
Jason Roy was named the ‘Player of the Match’ for 38-ball 61. England restricted Bangladesh to 124/9 in 20 overs. The side chased down the target with 5.5 overs to spare.
Nov 10, 2021 05:12 PM IST
England vs New Zealand T20 World Cup Live Cricket Score: ENG thump BAN
England's Road to Semifinal - Match 2: In their second game, the Englishmen continued in the same vein as they thumped Bangladesh by 8 wickets
Nov 10, 2021 05:09 PM IST
England vs New Zealand T20 World Cup Live Score: ENG outplay WI
Batting first, West Indies were skittled for 55 in 14.2 overs. In response, England stuttered as they lost 4 wickets, but conquered the target in 8.2 overs
Nov 10, 2021 05:06 PM IST
England vs New Zealand T20 World Cup: England beat World champions
England's Road to Semifinal - Match 1: England got off to a fantastic start as they thwarted defending World Champions, West Indies in the first game of the Super 12 stage
Nov 10, 2021 05:03 PM IST
England vs New Zealand T20 Live Score: Road to the semifinal
Let's take a look at their road to the semifinals
Nov 10, 2021 05:00 PM IST
England vs New Zealand Live Score: And then there were 4
After about 3 weeks of entertaining cricket, the T20 World Cup has reached its business end, and two giants of the game, England and New Zealand, are going to get it underway.
Nov 10, 2021 04:56 PM IST
England vs New Zealand Live, T20 World Cup
Hello and a very warm welcome to the live coverage of the first semifinal of the T20 World Cup between England and New Zealand being played in Abu Dhabi. After nearly 3 weeks of entertainment. it's down to the final 4 teams. And today, we have a mouth-watering clash at hand as two of the best T20Is sides in the world currently are squaring off against each other for a berth in the final. Can Kane's men avenge their 2019 World Cup defeat or will Morgan and Co. pile further misery on the Black Caps? Irrespective of the result, you, my lovely viewers, are assured of top-notch entertainment. So, sit back, relax and enjoy the action. Let the games begin!
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