England would look to reach their 3rd final in a row     Getty Images
England would look to reach final for the third time in a row Getty Images

England Women will face off against Australia in the 1st semi-final of ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2016 at Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi. Only these two sides have won the tournament in past, with England winning the inaugural title in 2009, and Australia winning 3 titles back to back since. England will look to take revenge from their opponents, who have beaten them twice in the finals in the last two editions. The winner of this match will face either of New Zealand or West Indies, who play tomorrow at the Wankhede stadium, Mumbai. The final of this year’s edition will be held at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata. FULL SCORECARD: Australia Women vs England Women, 1st Semi-Final match

England come into this match winning all their four games en-route to qualifying top from their group, They started their campaign with a comfortable 36 run win over Bangladesh, before a close 2-wicket win over India while chasing down 91. They then confirmed their qualification with a last ball win over West Indies. Their final group match saw them comfortably beating Pakistan by 68 runs.

Australia on the other hand finished second from their group, winning three while losing one match. They started their campaign with a comfortable 6-wicket win over South Africa, chasing down a total of 103. It was then followed by a mauling by group winners New Zealand, who beat Aussies with 22 balls to spare. Australia’s third match saw them racking another comfortable win, beating Sri Lanka by 9 wickets and 14 balls to spare. Their qualification to semi-final was confirmed with a huge win over a lacklustre Ireland side.