England will face New Zealand in ICC World Cup 2019 final match at Lords, as the host team beat five time champion Australia on Thursday by eight wickets in second semi-final at Edgbaston and secured their berth in Final after 27 years.
New Zealand will play back to back final on Sunday after 2015 World Cup.
Thursday England dominated Australia and knocked them out from the mega cricket event. The host team on Thursday performed well in batting and bowlingand skittled out Australia for 223 while England achieved the target in 32.1 with eight wickets in hand.
England’s top orders batsmen Jason Roy and Johny Bairstow had laid the foundation of success and the chasing became more easy to achieve.
After the duo, team skipper Eoin Morgan and Joe Root completed the formalities for England with consumate ease. Earlier Aaron Finch’s decision to bat appeared as failure project while Chris Woakes and Jofra Archer, two British bowler, blowing away Aussie’s top order.
One man army Steve Smith could bagged 85 runs and risen as lone fighter though the five times champion could not last their full quota of 50 overs.