England captain Joe Root celebrates after competing century against New Zealand on day three of the second Test at Seddon Park in Hamilton on Sunday. Agence France-Presse
Early morning rain delayed the toss and start by 15 minutes but, at this stage, no overs have been lost.
It is the first time England have reached this stage since 1992, when they made the last of their three losing appearances in the final.
Dawid Malan struck the fastest century in England’s T20I history — reaching the landmark in a mere 48 balls — to set up a series-levelling win by 76 runs in the fourth
Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) in association with the Dubai Sports Council, mark the official opening of the 10th edition of Dubai Sports World (DSW). The UAE’s most anticipated sporting event will run until Oct.3, 2020.
The UAE football clubs are busy bolstering their squads ahead of the new season, which gets under way on Sept.3. Both Al Ain and Al Jazira have further strengthened their squads with one foreign signing each.
All eyes will be on all-rounders Ben Stokes and Jason Holder in Southampton as they will lead their respective teams on the pitch at Ageas Bowl to mark the beginning of this historic series.
International cricket returns on Wednesday following the coronavirus lockdown when England play the first match of their three-Test series against the West Indies at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton, followed by two matches at Old Trafford, in Manchester.