That's it then, we have the four semi-finalists! One will be a Trans-Tasman semifinal while the other will be between the finalists of 2017's Women's ODI World Cup!
For now, I am AkshayaKrishna Polya signing off on behalf of my co-commentator Ninaad Dixit, who alongside our scorer/analyst Zeeshan Naiyer brought you all the live actions from this fascinating game. Till next time, it's a good night from me!
Opting to bat first, the Kiwi Women's side was under the pump immediately, thanks to Katherine Brunt's special with the new ball. The veteran fast bowler dismissed Sophie Devine and Amelia Kerr through beautiful in-swingers.
They didn't recover from here as they lost wickets at clusters handing an easy target for the hosts. Maddy Green (19 off 24) and Hannah Rowe (10 off 18) did get into the double digits but failed to leave any impression. They crawled their way to 71/9 in their allotted 20 overs.
From the bowling point of view, Katherine Brunt (3-1-4-2), Issy Wong (3-0-10-2), and Sarah Glenn (4-0-13-2) were the pick of the bowlers while Sophie Ecclestone scalped a wicket.
Chasing a small target, English Women did lose Danni Wyatt very early in the first over but Sophia Dunkley and Alice Capsey calmed down the situation with a 41-run second wicket stand. Amelia Kerr (4-1-27-2) broke the stand with the wicket of Capsey (23 off 19) and an over later the leg-spinner sent Dunkley (19 0ff 23) back to the pavilion.
Amy Jones (18* off 10) and Natalie Sciver (7* off 15) did the rest as they gave the finishing touches with a few attacking shots. They chased down the target with 50 balls remaining and won the match by seven wickets.
England Women have been super-dopers in recent times in white-ball cricket, dominating each and every side they play against. However, tonight it was the turn of New Zealand Women to be on the receiving end. England has been unbeaten throughout the group stages and will hold the pole position in Group B!
So the semi-finals have been locked! Australia vs New Zealand and England vs India.
11.4 H Jensen to A Jones
4 It's all over! Amy Jones finishes it off in style! 107.3kph. Comes down the wicket to convert this in a full toss. Picks it up from the fifth stump and puts it away along the carpet to the cow corner region. Deep midwicket doesn't even bothers to chase the ball! England win by seven wickets and will face India in the semifinals, New Zealand will face their trans-Tasman rivals Australia in the semis in the hunt for GOLD!
11.3 H Jensen to A Jones
0 99.9kph, length delivery on the off stump, punched on the front foot to mid off.
11.2 H Jensen to N Sciver
1 Nicely worked away in the leg side. Fuller delivery on the middle stump. Gets on the front foot to work away in the deep midwicket region. Single added to the total. England 4 runs away.
11.1 H Jensen to N Sciver
0 Over the wicket, 109kph. Length delivery angled in from outside the off stump. Sciver goes for the heave down the ground but misses.
10.6 A Kerr to N Sciver
1 Fuller one on the off stump, driven down the ground to long on for a run. England one stroke away from victory.
10.5 A Kerr to A Jones
1 Fuller outside the off. The batter chips that one in the air but falls wide of the fielder at short mid wicket.
Run-out check. Thre batter has made her ground! NOT OUT.
10.4 A Kerr to N Sciver
1 70.8kph, length delivery outside off. Pushed on the front foot to Bates at extra cover who puts in a dive to her right and ricochets the ball to mid off. Single taken. Run out check at the striker's end but Jones is well back in the crease. NOT OUT on the big screen.
10.3 A Kerr to A Jones
1 73.2kph, length ball outside the off stump. Pushes with soft hands in front of covers for an easy single.
10.2 A Kerr to A Jones
4 FOUR!! England's target is now within single figures. Fuller one on the off stump. Jones gets forward and drives this right over the head of the bowler and past mid off for four! No protection in the deep.
10.1 A Kerr to A Jones
0 Amelia Kerr with her final over. Over the wicket, 73.4kph. Full on the fourth stump. Presses forward to defend in the off side.
9.6 S Devine to N Sciver
0 Some hint of inswing on this one, 101.7kph. Good length on the off stump, punched back to the bowler.
9.5 S Devine to N Sciver
0 Good length outside off, 106.1kph. Looks to cut off the backfoot but the scrambled seam delivery nips back in to beat the outside edge.