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UK: Fans arrive ahead of England vs Australia semi-final clash at CWC 2019

United Kingdom, Birmingham
July 11, 2019 at 12:30 GMT +00:00 · Published

Fans made their way to Birmingham's Edgbaston cricket ground to watch the 2019 Cricket World Cup semi-final clash between England and Australia on Thursday.

Supporters on both sides were excited about the upcoming match but apprehensive about the prospect of their side facing New Zealand in the final after their shock semi-final win against India.

"Well I hope, first of all, we win the toss and bat put a big score up and then defend it well, bowl the Ozzies out and then go and beat New Zealand in the final, it won't be easy for whoever wins today but I think whoever wins today are gonna be big favourites," said an English fan.

An Australian fan also commented on the historic nature of the clash for the English side, he said "I think it will be a tough game, I think this is England's first semi since 1992 so they are gonna come out firing, they haven't lost in ten games here [at Edgbaston], so I think it's gonna be a real tough game."

Whoever wins the match will go on to face New Zealand in the final on Sunday.

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Fans made their way to Birmingham's Edgbaston cricket ground to watch the 2019 Cricket World Cup semi-final clash between England and Australia on Thursday.

Supporters on both sides were excited about the upcoming match but apprehensive about the prospect of their side facing New Zealand in the final after their shock semi-final win against India.

"Well I hope, first of all, we win the toss and bat put a big score up and then defend it well, bowl the Ozzies out and then go and beat New Zealand in the final, it won't be easy for whoever wins today but I think whoever wins today are gonna be big favourites," said an English fan.

An Australian fan also commented on the historic nature of the clash for the English side, he said "I think it will be a tough game, I think this is England's first semi since 1992 so they are gonna come out firing, they haven't lost in ten games here [at Edgbaston], so I think it's gonna be a real tough game."

Whoever wins the match will go on to face New Zealand in the final on Sunday.

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