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England’s passage to the World Cup final was faintly ridiculous. Semi‑finals are supposed to be gritty affairs with runs dourly chiselled out in a desperate quest to get to Lord’s. In semi-finals you are supposed to win ugly. New Zealand showed the way at Old Trafford.
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