After Jordan's hat-trick, Butler's explosive innings… Champion England became the first team to reach the semi-finals

Orhan Wadia
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Champions England qualified for the semi-finals from Group 2 Jordan's hat-trick helps England restrict USA to 115

New Delhi. Defending champions England have become the first team to reach the semi-finals of the T20 World Cup 2024. England crushed co-hosts USA by 10 wickets in their third and final match of the Super 8. With this match, England have 4 points in 3 matches. In this match, England fast bowler Chris Jordan bowled sharply. He took 4 wickets including a hat-trick in an over. After this, Jos Buttler played a captaincy innings in batting. Butler and Phil Salt gave the team a blazing start. Both shared an unbeaten partnership of 117 runs.

England (ENG vs USA), chasing the target of 116 runs set by co-host USA, has scored 117 runs in 9.4 overs without losing any wicket. Captain Jos Buttler and Phil Salt gave England a great start. Both added 60 runs without any loss in the powerplay. Butler completed his half-century in 32 balls. Captain Jos Buttler scored an unbeaten 83 off 38 balls while Phil Salt returned unbeaten after scoring 25 runs off 21 balls. No batsman from America could take a wicket.

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The US team was all out for 115 runs in 18.5 overs
Earlier, with Chris Jordan's hat-trick and the excellent performance of other bowlers, England bowled out the USA team for 115 runs in 18.5 overs. Jordan took 4 wickets for 10 runs in 2.5 overs. Sam Curran and Adil Rashid took two wickets each while Reece Topley and Liam Livingstone took one wicket each. Nitish Kumar scored the highest 30 runs for the USA while Corey Anderson contributed 29 and Harmeet Singh contributed 21 runs.

tag: England Cricket, ICC T20 World Cup, Jos Buttler, United States of america

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