2019 World Cup 41st Match: Bairstow stars as England storm into World Cup semi-finals for first time since 1992

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Jonny Bairstow’s ninth ODI century and second successive one in the World Cup helped England qualify for the semi-finals for the first time since 1992

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England opener Jonny Bairstow hammered a superb 106 to not only lead his side to a 119-run win over New Zealand in Durham, but also into the World Cup semi-finals for the first time since 1992.

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New Zealand vs England 2nd Test Day 1: Bairstow fights, but Southee’s five-for gives New Zealand slight edge

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Tim Southee ended the day with figures of 5-60 off 23 overs

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England wicketkeeper-batsman Jonny Bairstow fought hard with an unbeaten 97 on the opening day of the second Test in Christchurch, but New Zealand gained a slim advantage courtesy of pace bowler Tim Southee’s five-wicket haul.

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Who is Wood looking forward to playing with at the IPL?

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Mark Wood: “MS Dhoni as my captain will provide a great insight and I would love to work with (Dwayne) Bravo and develop my slower ball”

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England pace bowler Mark Wood has admitted that he is excited to be playing alongside Chennai Super Kings captain MS Dhoni and all-rounder Dwayne Bravo in the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

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