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ICC CWC'19: ICC CWC’19: Twitterati hails Australia for reaching the semis first

THE ASIAN AGE
Published : Jun 26, 2019, 5:56 pm IST
Updated : Jun 26, 2019, 5:56 pm IST

England still continues to be at fourth after the loss, while the Australians have gone to the top with 12 points after 3 straight wins.

Before the match against Australia, the team lost against Sri Lanka by 20-runs.  (Photo: AP)
 Before the match against Australia, the team lost against Sri Lanka by 20-runs. (Photo: AP)

Mumbai: Five-time World champions Australia on Tuesday defeated tournament favourites England by 64-runs to become the first team to quality for the 2019 World Cup semi-finals. This was England‘s two straight defeats. Before the match against Australia, the team lost against Sri Lanka by 20-runs.  

England still continues to be at fourth after the loss, while the Australians have gone to the top with 12 points after three straight wins. Aaron Finch played a vital knock of 100 from 116 balls to help Australia post a decent total of 285-7.  

Meanwhile, Twitterati congratulated the Australians for becoming the first team to reach the semis.

 

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