T20 World Cup 2024: England makes history with the fastest chase ever

In the T20 World Cup 2024, England set a record for fastest chase in T20 History. Read the full article to know more 

T20 World Cup 2024: In the match played in Antigua, the England team defeated Oman badly. The England team won this match by 8 wickets. With this victory, England has also kept alive the hope of reaching the Super 8 of this T20 World Cup 2024. In this match, the England team performed record-breaking against Oman. 

Oman’s Dismal Batting Performance:

After losing the toss and batting first, the Oman team collapsed with a score of only 47 runs. When the England team came to score these runs, they achieved this small target in just 19 balls. Wrist spinner Adil Rashid got the Player of the Match award for taking the most wickets in this match.

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In this game, Omani batsman Khalid scored one run. During this time, Omani batsmen were not able to do anything in front of the England bowlers. Wrist spinner bowler Adil Rashid bowled very lethally for England in this match. He took 4 wickets by giving up only 11 runs in 4 overs. Jofra Archer and Mark Wood also took three wickets each.

T20 World Cup 2024: Target achieved in just 19 balls:

T20 World Cup 2024: Target achieved in just 19 balls:

In just 19 balls, the England team reached the modest goal set by Oman when they stepped out to play. To meet this modest goal, England also lost two wickets. It was the fastest chase in T20 World Cup history. 

Philip Salt got out after scoring only 12 runs. Philip Salt faced only 3 balls. England’s team captain, Jos Butler, remained at the crease till the end. Jos Butler played an unbeaten inning of 24 runs on 8 balls in this match. In this inning of 24 runs, Butler also hit 4 fours and 1 six. Will Jacks also got out after scoring only 5 runs. At the same time, Johnny Bairstow remained unbeaten till the end by scoring 8 runs.

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Net Run Rate Boost: England’s Hopes for Super 8 Remain Alive

The England team has won against Oman by a huge margin. Due to this, there has been a huge jump in the net run rate for England. This makes it clear that the England team can still reach the Super 8 of this T20 World Cup.

If the England team has to reach the Super 8 of this T20 World Cup, then it will have to win its last match at any cost. The last group match for the England team is with Namibia. This match will be played on June 15. The England team has now come to number three in the points table of Group B Whereas the Scotland team is in the second position in this group. Now if the Scotland team loses its match and the England team wins, then the path of the England team will become easier.