England booked their place in the World Cup semi-finals, as Jonny Baristow’s second successive century lead them to a dominant 119-run win over New Zealand.
Little more than a week after defeat to Australia left them to fight for their tournament lives. England were making tactics for their first appearance in the last four since 1992.
It is now sure for England to finish third in the table and will face either Australia or India at Edgbaston on Thursday.
It is said that the morale peaking of England owes much to baristow whose 106, a second stubborn hundred in four days that makes England’s 305-8.