T20 World Cup Update: England Continue Impressive Start 

Eoin Morgan's side are three from three after convincing wins

England have continued their exceptional start to the Men’s T20 World Cup after eight wicket wins against Bangladesh and rivals Australia.

On the 27th October, England faced Bangladesh in Abu Dhabi bowling the Tigers out for 129, Southern Brave quick Tymal Mills led the way with 3-27 from his four overs.

The left-armer had good support from Moeen Ali and Liam Livingstone who both chipped in with two wickets of their own.

Opener Jason Roy then put the game to bed, scoring a fluent 61 from only 38 balls including five boundaries and three maximums as England completed the run chase with 5.5 overs and eight wickets to spare.

Eoin Morgan’s side then travelled to Dubai to take on old-rivals Australia. Bowling first once again, it was another Southern Brave bowler who did the damage, this time Chris Jordan, who took 3-17, including the key wickets of Steve Smith and Aaron Finch.

In reply, Jos Buttler dispatched the Aussies’ attack all around the ground in scoring a rapid 71 from only 32 balls with five big sixes.

The target was once again reeled in with only two wickets lost and8.2 overs to spare.

Elsewhere, India fell to a second defeat, this time to Kane Williamson’s New Zealand. Virat Kohli’s side could only manage 110-7 from their 20 overs.

Trent Bolt doing the damage for the Kiwi’s snaring three wickets for only 20 runs.

In response Daryl Mitchell scored a fluent 49 and captain Williamson saw his side home with 33 from 31 balls. 

Afghanistan once again impressed, beating Namibia by 62 runs and South Africa continued their campaign – after an opening defeat - by beating Sri Lanka in a close contest.

The Ageas Bowl will play host to England in two Vitality IT20s next year, against India on Thursday 7 July and South Africa on Sunday 31 July. Tickets for both matches are sold out but hospitality packages, pitch-facing hotel rooms at Hilton at The Ageas Bowl and 2022 Hampshire Members’ tickets are still available.


Hospitality at next summer’s IT20s at The Ageas Bowl has also been popular with packages for both fixtures selling fast. For more information on the premium experiences available at 2022’s matches please follow the links below.

England v India Hospitality

England v South Africa Hospitality

Hilton at The Ageas Bowl

It's still possible to enjoy both fixtures from the comfort of your very own bedroom at Hilton at The Ageas Bowl. Pitch-facing bedrooms with balconies are still available for next summer’s matches with more information available via reservations@hiltonageasbowl.com or the links below.

England v India Hotel Rooms

England v South Africa Hotel Rooms

Waiting List

You can join a waiting list for tickets via the link below and we’ll be in touch should any tickets become available for either fixture.

Ticket Waiting List

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