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ICC CWC'19: Twitter praises England for reaching their 1st World Cup semis since 1992

THE ASIAN AGE
Published : Jul 4, 2019, 6:02 pm IST
Updated : Jul 4, 2019, 6:02 pm IST

England are now ranked at 3rd place with 12 points from 9 matches. While, New Zealand have dropped to 4th place with 11 points from 9 games.

After defeating New Zealand by an emphatic margin of 119-runs, England reached the semis, becoming the third team after Australia and India to reach the semi-finals. (Photo:AP)
 After defeating New Zealand by an emphatic margin of 119-runs, England reached the semis, becoming the third team after Australia and India to reach the semi-finals. (Photo:AP)

Mumbai: England became the third team after Australia and India to qualify for the semi-finals of the 2019 World Cup with a 119-run win over New Zealand on Wednesday, 3 July.

After defeating New Zealand by an emphatic margin of 119-runs, England reached the semis, becoming the third team after Australia and India to reach the semi-finals.

 

England are now ranked at third place with 12 points from nine matches. While, New Zealand have dropped to fourth place with 11 points from nine games.

Both England and New Zealand have played their last group match on Wednesday. However, four additional matches are yet to be played before the semi-finals which are slated to start on July 9, 2019.

Meanwhile, Twitterati congratulated the England team for reaching the semi-finals after 27 years. Read the netizens reaction after England qualified for the semis.

However, England’s victory indicates that Pakistan’s hopes of reaching the semis are nearly over.

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