England Maul India In T20 World Cup Semis: Here’s How The World Reacted

England, on Thursday, reached the final of the T20 World Cup after thrashing India by 10 wickets in the semi-final at the Adelaide Oval. Chasing a target of 169, openers Jos Buttler and Alex Hales smashed unbeaten fifties to take England home with four overs to spare. Hales was named ‘Player of the Match’ for his 47-ball 86 not out while Buttler also remained unbeaten on 80 off 49 balls. Earlier, Hardik Pandya (63) and Virat Kohli (50) hit fifties to take India to a competitive total of 168/6.

After the conclusion of the match, Twitter was flooded with reactions to India’s humiliating defeat at the hands of England.

Here’s how Twitter reacted:

England will now take on Pakistan, who defeated New Zealand in the first semi-final on Wednesday, in the summit clash in Melbourne on Sunday.

Notably, England were earlier beaten by Ireland in the Group Stage, which had raised doubts over their hopes of reaching the semi-final.

Speaking of that defeat, England captain Buttler said that the team has shown great characted to come this far in the tournament.

“That feels a long time ago now,” said Buttler.


“The character we’ve shown to get through the tournament since then, and put in our best performance today, has been amazing.”

(With AFP Inputs)

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