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Australia vs England LIVE score, World Cup 2019 Semi-Final: As it happened

Catch the highlights from second semi-final of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 between England and Australia at Edgbaston in Birmingham

England vs Australia Playing XI:

England XI: Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan (C), Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler (WK), Chris Woakes, Liam Plunkett, Jofra Archer, Adil Rashid amd Mark Wood.

Australia XI: David Warner, Aaron Finch (C), Steven Smith, Peter Handscomb, Marcus Stoinis, Glenn Maxwell, Alex Carey (WK), Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Jason Behrendorff and Nathan Lyon.

England vs Australia Pitch and conditions:

The pitch is two across from the one on which the England-India game was played, so the shorter boundary is a bit longer. The grass on this pitch will be fractionally shorter than it was for that game and spin, again, isn't expected to play a big role. The weather could play a part as there's a chance of rain on Thursday.

TOSS: Australia win Toss and bat first.
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  • July 11, 2019 10:49 PM IST

    That concludes the coverage of this match. We will have a first time winner of Cricket World Cup on Sunday when England take on New Zealand at the home of cricket Lord's. Join us for the coverage. For now it is good-night! 

  • July 11, 2019 10:11 PM IST

    Eoin Morgan | England skipper: Absolutely delighted. I would like to thank the fans who've come out, our fans have been exemplary. Having beaten India on this ground, we would have come in with similar confidence. We talked about wanting to get better from game to game and we wanted to take control from ball one. Extremely happy for Woakes; he is a cool customer and has been one of the best bowlers in the world in the last year. The guys coming after that really backed him up well. Roy and Jonny at the top of the order are really imposing when they get themselves in. They set the tone for us. I was six in 1992, I don't remember it, but I have seen a lot of it. It is an opportunity for us on Sunday, a huge one at that too. It is a massive leap from where we were in 2015. Everyone in that dressing room must take a lot of credit for that.

  • July 11, 2019 10:08 PM IST

    Aaron Finch | Australian skipper: We were just totally outplayed today, The way they set the tone with the ball and getting to 27/3 was too hard for us to get back from. You do expect the new ball to seam first up, but they bowled really well by targetting the stumps. But plenty of positives for us in this World Cup especially given where we were last year when we came here. You want to win, but really proud of the boys to get us here. We tried to change it up as much as we could, kept looking for wicket taking options. But they played really well, we know how dynamic they are. You've got to beat everyone in every condition. But things didn't go for us with the injuries, but that's not really an excuse.

  • July 11, 2019 10:03 PM IST

    Chris Woakes, Man of the Match: This is pretty sweet, incredible performance for the whole team. We started well with the bowling performance. There were few nervous around in the morning but that is natural going into the semifinal of such a big tournament. I think the way we produced the goods shows how good we are as a team. I didn't think it was a bad wicket by any means, I think we just found the right lengths. And when you pick up wickets early, they have to rebuild and we kept the pressure. We could have bowled fuller at Lords', we got our lengths little bit wrong that day. We came into the knockout stage with good form and momentum. We played two good games against India and New Zealand and then we carried on that today. I was three years old in 1992, it was a while ago. We have one game to go, hopefully, we will go all the way. Coming into the World Cup as favourites, it was important for us to reach the knockout stages. It's an incredible feeling to win the semi-final against Australia at the best ground in the world.

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    Player of the Match

    For bowing a superb spell of 8-0-20-3 England's Chris Woakes is the Player of the Match.