England signed off a disappointing Cricket World Cup title defence on a excessive by securing a convincing 93-run victory over Pakistan in Kolkata.

Ben Stokes top-scored with 84 and Joe Root (60) and Jonny Bairstow (59) fired half-centuries as England, who elected to bat first after successful the toss, posted 337-9 from their 50 overs.

Pakistan made a nightmare begin to their run chase when David Willey (3-56) – making his closing ODI look – eliminated each openers inside the primary three overs, whereas Gus Atkinson dismissed captain Babar Azam (38) earlier than England’s spinners took management.

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David Willey took two early wickets in opposition to Pakistan on the Cricket World Cup in his closing worldwide look for England.

Adil Rashid (2-55) and Moeen Ali (2-60) helped cut back their opponents to 150-7, with a half-century from Salman Agha and late attacking cameos from the tail solely delaying the result as Pakistan had been dismissed for 244 within the forty fourth over.

Victory for England takes them to 6 factors and ensures them the top-eight end required to qualify for the following version of the Champions Trophy in 2025, whereas Pakistan’s defeat mathematically ended their slim hopes of reaching the World Cup semi-finals.

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Nasser Hussain takes a have a look at who in England’s ODI workforce are set for a closing farewell after the Cricket World Cup.

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What’s subsequent?

The group stage reaches its conclusion on Sunday, with match hosts and unbeaten India dealing with a Netherlands aspect who’re at the moment backside of the standings (8am on Sky Sports activities Cricket, 8.30am begin).

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The semi-final line-up is now confirmed, with India enjoying fourth-placed New Zealand in Mumbai on Wednesday earlier than Australia tackle South Africa in Mumbai a day later. Construct-up of these matches begins on Sky Sports activities Cricket from 8am on these days, with matches beginning at 8.30am.

England, eradicated from the match, are subsequent in motion subsequent month after they journey to the West Indies for a 3 match ODI sequence (beginning December 3) and a five-match T20 sequence (starting December 12).

Watch each match from the Cricket World Cup dwell Sky Sports activities, together with the ultimate in Ahmedabad on Sunday November 19. Stream the match with out a contract via NOW.

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