• Thursday, October 06, 2022

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Roy smashes 78 as England march into final

Jason Roy plays a shot

By: Eastern Eye Staff

OPENING batsman Jason Roy struck a career-best 78 as former champions England stormed into the World Twenty20 final with a seven-wicket romp against New Zealand on Wednesday (March 30). Electing to field, England staged a strong comeback in the second half of New Zealand’s innings to restrict their opponents to a modest 153 for eight at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium. Roy and Alex Hales (20) then provided a flying start to their reply and Jos Buttler smacked a six to seal semi-final victory with 17 balls to spare. England, the 2010 champions, now meet the winners of Thursday (March…

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