Jason Roy, Chris Woakes showcase splendid performances as England oust Australia to set up World Cup final date against New Zealand

Here are the best photos from England's eight-wicket win over defending champions Australia in the second semi-final of the ICC Cricket World Cup held at Edgbaston, Birmingham.

FirstCricket Staff July 12, 2019 11:30:46 IST
Jason Roy, Chris Woakes showcase splendid performances as England oust Australia to set up World Cup final date against New Zealand
Jason Roy Chris Woakes showcase splendid performances as England oust Australia to set up World Cup final date against New Zealand

England's Jason Roy entertained the crowd with a 65-ball knock of 85 as the hosts ousted defending champions Australia by eight wickets in the ICC Cricket World Cup's second semi-final in Birmingham. England will face New Zealand in the summit clash at Lord's Cricket Ground on Sunday. AP

Jason Roy Chris Woakes showcase splendid performances as England oust Australia to set up World Cup final date against New Zealand

Australia opener David Warner walks back after being dismissed for just nine runs. Chris Woakes drew first blood to dismiss the former vice-captain in the third over. AP

Jason Roy Chris Woakes showcase splendid performances as England oust Australia to set up World Cup final date against New Zealand

England's Chris Woakes celebrates the dismissal of Peter Handscomb. With Handscomb's dismissal, Australia were reeling at 14-3 from 6.1 overs. AP

Jason Roy Chris Woakes showcase splendid performances as England oust Australia to set up World Cup final date against New Zealand

Australia's Steve Smith celebrates after scoring a half-century. He played a knock of 85 runs off 119 balls. Reuters

Jason Roy Chris Woakes showcase splendid performances as England oust Australia to set up World Cup final date against New Zealand

Jofra Archer and his England teammates are all smiles following the dismissal of Glenn Maxwell. Archer picked a couple of wickets while Woakes got three wickets to his name as the Aussies were bundled out for 223. AP

Jason Roy Chris Woakes showcase splendid performances as England oust Australia to set up World Cup final date against New Zealand

England openers Jonny Bairstow and Jason Roy built a 124-run stand for the first wicket, putting them in a comfortable position to make the final. AP

Jason Roy Chris Woakes showcase splendid performances as England oust Australia to set up World Cup final date against New Zealand

Australia's Pat Cummins seen in action. The 26-year-old finished with figures of 1-34, with Mitchell Starc being the only other wicket-taker. Reuters

Jason Roy Chris Woakes showcase splendid performances as England oust Australia to set up World Cup final date against New Zealand

England captain Eoin Morgan and Joe Root celebrate the team's eight-wicket win over the defending champions Australia. The hosts have made it to the tournamet's final for the first time since 1992. AP

 

 

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