Jason Roy’s explosive 78 sends England through to World T20 final

Jason Roy’s explosive 78 sends England through to World T20 final

Jason Roy’s explosive 78 sends England through to World T20 final

Written by Staff Writer

31 Mar, 2016 | 5:33 am

A sensational win for England, who will now meet either hosts India, or the only team to beat them so far in West Indies, in the final.

A solid top order batting performance powered New Zealand to 153 for the loss of 8 in the first semi final of the ICC World Twenty20.

England won the toss and invited the Kiwis to take the first lease of the Delhi wicket.

Colin Munro who came in at number three following the dismissals of Martin Guptill and Kane Williamson smashed 46 runs.

Williamson scored 32 while Corey Anderson chipped in with 28.

Ben Stokes was the pick of the English Bowlers bagging 3 kiwi scalps for 26 while, Davil Willey, Chris Jordan, Liam Plunkett and Moeen Ali bagged one wicket each.

Chasing 154 runs to win, England smashed 159 for the loss of 03 wickets in just 17.1 overs.

Roy made sure there would be no problem with the chase, smashing 78 off 44 balls, before Joe Root and Jos Buttler saw England home.

Jason Roy was adjudged the man of the match.

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