May 23, 2022

Resurgent England rout Bangladesh arrive at semi-finals

Britain traveled into the Women’s World Cup semi-finals with a devastating 100-run triumph over Bangladesh in their last gathering stage match in Wellington on Sunday.

It fixed an emotional resurgence for the reigning champs who had been near the very edge of disposal in the wake of losing their initial three matches in the 50-over contest.

They then won every one of their excess four games to get a spot in the main four.

The extensive success saw them overwhelm the West Indies to join top qualifiers Australia and South Africa in the knockout stage.

The last billet will be chosen later Sunday in the match among India and South Africa.

India, who lost the 2017 World Cup last to England, should win or the West Indies will take the last semi-last spot.

Britain lost wickets at customary stretches in the principal half of their innings and were 96 for four preceding Sophia Dunkley, who scored 67, drove a center request charge to get the score up to a defendable 234 for six.

Bangladesh never taken steps to get close to the English absolute regardless of a protected beginning by Shamima Sultana and Sharmin Akhter who put on 42 for the initial wicket.

They were secured by an infiltrating England bowling assault drove by Sophie Ecclestone who took three wickets in her 10 overs for a closefisted 15 runs while Brunt, albeit wicketless, yielded just seven runs from her five overs.
Bangladesh found it challenging to score against a tight England assault, averaging simply 2.79 runs per over until they were all out for 134 with 12 balls remaining.

Player-of-the-match Dunkley confronted only 72 conveyances, scoring eight fours, and included in a 72-run association with Amy Jones (31) for the fifth wicket and afterward put on 43 with Katherine Brunt (24 not out) for the 6th wicket.

Salma Khatun, who took the valued England wickets of Heather Knight for six and Nat Sciver for 40, wrapped up with two for 46.