England beat South Africa by two wickets

England, riding high on Joe Root's 44-ball 83, chase 230 to complete record chase in World T20 on Friday.

By: Express Web Desk | Updated: March 18, 2016 11:12 pm
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England (230/8) beat South Africa (229/4) by two wickets to complete highest successful run-chase in World Twenty20 at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Friday. (Full Coverage|| Fixtures||Photos)

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# ALL OVER! Moeen Ali with the winning runs. England complete record chase

# Some late drama, England lose 2/2. Still need one

# Root is caught in the deep, England a couple of hits away from win

# Buttler is out stumped off Tahir

# Root keeping England alive in the steep chase. They are 148/4 at the end of 12 overs

# WICKET! Big one…Duminy cleans up Morgan. 111/4

# And third wicket down now. Stokes hits the Rabada delivery to Morris in the deep. England end powerplay at 89/3

# England got off to a flying start but have lost the openers in quick succession. They are 79/2 after five overs

# South Africa post 229/4 against England in Mumbai. (Amla 58, Duminy 54*; Ali 2/34)

# Duminy hits consecutive sixes, takes South Africa’s total over 200

# Du Plessis fails to put the full toss away, out for 17. South Africa 169/3

# Du Plessis and Duminy would like to make a move on now. We are into the last six overs and 200 very much on the cards

# South Africa collect 13 from the 14th over, bring up their 150

# Ali traps Amla in front. Out after scoring 58 off 31. #SA 133/3

# Amla brings up his FIFTY off 25 balls. #SA 125/2 after 10

# He goes again but miscues the shot. Out after a breezy little 16

# The superman from South Africa wastes very little time and hits a couple of sixes

# AB de Villiers is the new man in and he walks out to chants of ABD, ABD

# Ali draws first blood, gets rid of Quinton De Kock who is out after scoring 52 off 23

# South Africa are punishing England in the middle. Race to 72 in the first five overs

# South Africa on the charge, bring up their FIFTY in the fourth over. Both De Kock and Amla dealing in boundaries at the moment

# South Africa brisk. Collect 17 from the first two overs. De Kock doing bulk of the scoring there

# TOSS! Dew plays a role again..England elect to bowl first against South Africa in Mumbai on Friday


 

# New Zealand win by eight runs

# Maxwell is gone! Huge wicket for Australia and New Zealand are on top

# Maxwell and Marsh in the middle for Australia

# Warner is gone. Game on in Dharamsala. Hits it straight to deep square-leg

# Khawaja has committed a suicidal run-out! Excellent throw from Adam Milne and New Zealand clearly on top

# Michael Santner strikes. What a ball to Steve Smith. Draws him forward and he misses the turn. Ronchi does the rest

# New Zealand remove Shane Watson in the fifth over

# Australia off to a flier as well with Usman Khawaja hitting some boundaries

# Australia are beginning their chase in Dharamsala

# New Zealand manage only 142/8 against Australia. At one point they were 61/0 in 7 overs

# New Zealand have imploded after a great in Dharamsala. The target will be less than 150

# Meanwhile, Sri Lanka just got a bad news: Lasith Malinga has been sent back home after the pacer failed to recover from the knee niggle

# Harsha Bhogle sumps it up

# fans in Dharamsala

# Colin Munro the man doing it for New Zealand in Dharamsala

# New Zealand need to rebuild from here

# Anderson is caught at long-on! This is trouble for New Zealand

# Williamson also gone! Straight to long-off and New Zealand now slow

# Guptill is gone. After a great start, he is caught at long-on off the bowling off James Faulkner

# Guptill loves hitting the sixes. He gets three off one Agar over

# Guptill as usual begins with boundary. New Zealand away

# Australia drop Finch for Khawaja and Watson will open with him. Warner to come down the order

# New Zealand will bat first in Dharamsala after Kane Williamson wins toss. McCullum dropped

# Australia may make changes to their playing XI while New Zealand are expected to go by the same

# Good news! Covers are coming off in Dharamsala

# It’s gloomy in Dharamsala but no rain

# All chances that the Australia vs New Zealand match will start as scheduled

# The weather in Dharamsala is pleasant for now! It is still slightly overcast but it hasn’t rained yet

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