New Zealand took a big step towards the semi-finals of the World Twenty20, and at the same time exacting revenge for the 2015 World Cup final, with an eight-run win over the arch rival Australia. In the Group B match, Joe Root leads the way as England record stunning World Twenty20 win over South Africa.
As, Australia failed to chase down New Zealand’s 142/8 and managed only 134/8 in 20 over’s, New Zealand once again produced a great bowling performance to restrict Australia and win their second World T20 match
Post this defeat, and also India defeating Pakistan in the same group, the group is open now, making things worse for Australia and from here Australia must better the spin attacks of India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh, its batting will have to find a way to change. Australia's defeat was a big blow to their hopes of winning a trophy that has so far proven elusive for the world most dominant cricket side.
In the Group B match, Joe Root led the way with England record stunning World Twenty20 win over South Africa. Earlier, for South Africa, Quinton de Kock provided a brisk start with a 21-ball fifty after England opted to field, After de Kock fell, Amla continued to make a fifty of his own but all these contributions for South Africa were futile as Jason Roy first stunned South Africa's bowlers early on and put England's chase well on course with a 16-ball 43 at the top of the order, but it was a marvelous innings from Joe Root, who slammed six fours and four sixes before falling for 83, with England requiring only 11 off the last 10 balls. Thus leading the way as England record stunning World Twenty20 win, it was certainly England’s greatest Twenty20 run chase ever. This was also the second-best ever chasing in the history of the shortest format of the game.