T20 World Cup: England close to reaching Super 8 by defeating Namibia, but this team is still a threat

Orhan Wadia
Orhan Wadia - Editor
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New Delhi. The 34th match of T20 World Cup 2024 was played between Namibia and England. England registered a spectacular victory in this match. Namibia won the toss and decided to bowl first. Which proved costly for them. England, who came to bat first, scored 122 runs in 10 overs. While chasing, the Namibian team could score only 84 runs. Due to rain, this match was reduced to 10-10 overs.

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For England, Philip Salt and captain Jos Buttler came out to bat first. Salt was out after scoring 11 runs, while Butler returned to the pavilion at 0. After this, Jonny Bairstow made a brilliant partnership of 31 runs in 18 balls and Harry Brook made 47 runs. Moeen Ali also scored 16 runs. In this way they were successful in scoring 122 runs in 10 overs. For Namibia, Ruben Trumpelman took 2 wickets for 31 runs in 2 overs. Scholz and David VJ took 1-1 wickets.

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Now it was Namibia's turn to chase the target. Namibia's team could score only 84 runs in 10 overs. Opener Van Lingen and Devin scored 33 and 29 runs respectively. Devin retired out. David VJ, who came to bat at number three, scored 27 runs in 12 balls. Captain Gerhard Erasmus scored 1 run. In this way, Namibia's team could score only 84 runs in 10 overs. Jofra Archer and Chris Jordan took 1-1 wickets for England.

England close to reaching Super 8
With this win, England's chances of reaching the Super 8 have increased. It has reached the second position in Group B. It currently has 5 points in its account. Scotland also has 5 points. But its net run rate is worse than England. Scotland is playing its last match against Australia. If it defeats Australia in this match, it will make it to the Super 8. If this does not happen, England's team will qualify for the Super 8.

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