World Twenty20: Day four in pictures

South Africa opener Hashim Amla set the stage for a big score with a solid 58. The Proteas scored a mammoth 229 runs for the loss of four wickets and may have well thought it had done enough. Photo: THE HINDU
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Jason Roy collected 43 runs in no time before Kyle Abbott gave South Africa some relief by getting him out. Photo: THE HINDU
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Joe Root played a clinical innings of 83 off 44 balls to power England's mammoth chase. Photo: Getty Images
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Root got out in the 19th over and England stumbled a bit thereafter, losing two more wickets. But the one run needed off the final over was scored with two balls left. England's chase of 230 for 8 was the highest in a World Twenty20. Photo: AP
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Openers Martin Guptill and Kane Williamson got New Zealand off to a brisk start to its innings against Australia in Dharamsala. The partnership, worth 61, was followed by a period of recession, as New Zealand only posted 142 for 8 in its 20 overs. Photo: Akhilesh Kumar
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Australia similarly got off to a breezy start to its chase, but pacer Mitchell McClenaghan, Corey Anderson and the spinners pegged it back. Photo: Getty Images
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In a last over thriller, New Zealand clinched victory by eight runs. Photo: PTI
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McClenaghan was the architect of the win, with three crucial wickets of Shane Watson, Mitchell Marsh and Ashton Agar. Photo: Reuters
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Anderson (right) bowled an effective final over, in which 19 runs were needed for an Australian win. The left-arm seamer took two wickets in the over. Photo: AP
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Australia's middle-order batsman Alex Blackwell scored an unbeaten 42 to lay the foundation for her team's chase of 103 against South Africa in the Women's World Twenty20 match in Nagpur. In the other women's game in the day, New Zealand defeated Ireland by 93 runs in Mohali. Photo: PTI
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