Kevin Pietersen explains why England lost to New Zealand in the 2021 T20 World Cup semi-final

Former England star hitter Kevin Pietersen explained why he thinks England have not made it to the 2021 T20 World Cup final, having impressed everyone in the Super 12 stage.

The English cricket team started their campaign in the 2021 T20 World Cup in the most brilliant way possible. The Three Lions, led by their captain Eoin Morgan, winner of over 50 World Cups, were again the favorites before the tournament along with India and Australia.

England started as planned, scoring victory in their first 4 matches, which ensured them progress to the 2021 T20 World Cup semi-finals. They hit a bump in the form of South Africa in their last Super 12 match, which they lost.

Kevin Pietersen explains why England lost to New Zealand in the 2021 T20 World Cup semi-final

Former English cricketer and former T20 World Cup winner Kevin Pietersen said it was pacer Tymal Mills’ injury that was a major blow to England’s cricket team in their World Cup campaign. T20 2021.

Kevin Pietersen on his blog for Betway, wrote that he was always sure to preview the 2021 T20 World Cup final with England likely to win it, if Tymal Mills he was not injured for the semifinal against New Zealand.

He further stated that Tymal Mills was the only irreplaceable player in England, also referring to the fact that Jonny Bairstow replaced the injured Jason Roy at the top of the New Zealand match.

It should be noted that left arm striker Tymal Mills sustained an injury during England’s Super 12 clash against Sri Lanka on 1 November.

England in the 2021 T20 World Cup

England got off to a great start in the 2021 T20 World Cup by beating the reigning West Indies champions in the opening match of the Super 12 round. They limited the West Indies to just 55 runs and chased it down with 6 wickets and 12 over still in hand.

They kept their form with the ball and bat as they overtook Bangladesh by beating by 8 wickets. They also beat the eventual finalist Australia in their third game of the campaign, by a whopping 8 wickets margin and with 8 overs still in their hand limiting Australia only 125 races.

In the next game, they beat Sri Lanka by 26 points and qualified for the semifinals, but South Africa came as a roadblock when the Proteas defeated them by 10 points in the hunt for 190 points. And then, in the end, he retired to New Zealand in the semifinals.

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