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Andile Phehlukwayo's final over heroics help South Africa fight level T20 series with England

Andile Phehlukwayo's final over heroics help South Africa fight level T20 series with England

South Africa made 174 for eight with JJ Smuts contributing 45 and skipper AB de Villiers striking 46 from 30 balls.

2017 Champions Trophy: England ODI team not 'finished article' yet, says Joe Root

2017 Champions Trophy: England ODI team not 'finished article' yet, says Joe Root

England will host the next World Cup in two years` time and Root, who is expected to assume one-day captaincy before that, said it was important for the side to keep improving.

Champions Trophy 2017, semi-final 1: Waqar Younis slams Eoin Morgan's 'lame excuse' after loss against Pakistan

Champions Trophy 2017, semi-final 1: Waqar Younis slams Eoin Morgan's 'lame excuse' after loss against Pakistan

Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed had no qualms about the pitch and was more than happy at his team`s progression towards their first final at a major ODI event since 1999 World Cup.

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Eoin Morgan vows England will 'stay true' to beliefs after Pakistan heartbreak

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Eoin Morgan vows England will 'stay true' to beliefs after Pakistan heartbreak

Wednesday`s loss in Cardiff meant England`s wait for a first major ICC one-day international tournament triumph will continue until at least 2019 -- when they stage the next World Cup.

Champions Trophy 2017: Sarfraz Ahmed proud as 'no chance' Pakistan stun England to reach final

Champions Trophy 2017: Sarfraz Ahmed proud as 'no chance' Pakistan stun England to reach final

Pace bowler Hasan Ali took three wickets as Pakistan dismissed England, the only unbeaten team left in the tournament, for a mere 211.

WATCH: Hasan Ali turns wrecker-in-chief to dismiss Jonny Bairstow, Eoin Morgan, Ben Stokes

WATCH: Hasan Ali turns wrecker-in-chief to dismiss Jonny Bairstow, Eoin Morgan, Ben Stokes

Stokes, one of the most destructive batsmen in the world, failed to hit a boundary in a scratchy 34 before being dismissed by Hasan.

ICC CT 2017, Semi-final 1: England vs Pakistan – Preview, Live Streaming, TV Listings, Date, Time, Venue, Squads

ICC CT 2017, Semi-final 1: England vs Pakistan – Preview, Live Streaming, TV Listings, Date, Time, Venue, Squads

As per stats, England have the edge over the green jersey having defeated them six times in their ten encounters in ICC tournaments.

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: England may replace Jason Roy with Jonny Bairstow for semi-final against Pakistan

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: England may replace Jason Roy with Jonny Bairstow for semi-final against Pakistan

England have previously insisted that players would be allowed to bat themselves back into form.

Champions Trophy, 1st semi-final: Despite Pakistan's comeback, hosts England favourites to seal final berth

Champions Trophy, 1st semi-final: Despite Pakistan's comeback, hosts England favourites to seal final berth

England vs Pakistan: Pakistan will be boosted by Sarfraz's match-winning knock in the team's three-wicket win over Sri Lanka, which put them into the semis.

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Mark Wood relishes being England's go-to man

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Mark Wood relishes being England's go-to man

The 27-year-old Durham quick, fit following persistent ankle trouble, said Morgan's backing had been a huge confidence boost.

ICC Champions Trophy: Shane Warne had to wear England jersey for a day after losing bet to Sourav Ganguly

ICC Champions Trophy: Shane Warne had to wear England jersey for a day after losing bet to Sourav Ganguly

The tournament was nothing less than a nightmare for Australia, who failed to win a single match despite being two-time winners.

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Twitterati hails Ben Stokes for sensational hundred against Australia

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Twitterati hails Ben Stokes for sensational hundred against Australia

Even whilst England were preparing for the ICC Champions Trophy prior to its start, skipper Eoin Morgan, in his pre-tournament press conference mentioned about his ample hope for and showered immense praise on Ben Stokes.

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Ben Stokes can 'go through roof' after downing Australia, says Eoin Morgan

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Ben Stokes can 'go through roof' after downing Australia, says Eoin Morgan

England, already through to the semi-finals of a tournament featuring the world`s top eight one-day international sides, were reeling at 35 for three chasing a target of 278 at Edgbaston on Saturday.

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: England beat Australia by 40 runs via D/L, help Bangladesh earn semi-final spot

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: England beat Australia by 40 runs via D/L, help Bangladesh earn semi-final spot

England collapsed to 35 for three chasing 278 for victory before left-handers Morgan and Stokes changed the course of the game with a fourth-wicket partnership of 159 off 158 balls.

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Australia vs England – Preview, Live Streaming, TV Listings, Date, Time, Venue, Squads

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Australia vs England – Preview, Live Streaming, TV Listings, Date, Time, Venue, Squads

In a nutshell, it is a do-or-die situation for Australia when they take on title favourites England, at Edgbaston, today.

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Australia in desperate search for victory against England under clear skies – Preview

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Australia in desperate search for victory against England under clear skies – Preview

While England are already through to the semifinals, all the pressure will be on Australia to perform after washouts against New Zealand and Bangladesh hurt their chances of making the last four.

ENG vs NZ: Eoin Morgan lauds 'outstanding' bowling attack as England seal semi-final spot in ICC Champions Trophy

ENG vs NZ: Eoin Morgan lauds 'outstanding' bowling attack as England seal semi-final spot in ICC Champions Trophy

Defeat was made worse for Williamson when the International Cricket Council fined him 40 percent and his players 20 percent of their match fees for a slow over-rate during England`s innings.

ICC CT 2017: England vs New Zealand - As it happened

ICC CT 2017: England vs New Zealand - As it happened

England's Liam Plunkett won the Man of the Match award as he wrapped up the match with his second four-wicket haul in as many games.

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Eoin Morgan confident of avoiding repeat New Zealand thrashing

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Eoin Morgan confident of avoiding repeat New Zealand thrashing

England captain Eoin Morgan has insisted his side have learnt the lessons from their "men against boys" defeat by New Zealand at the 2015 World Cup as they prepare to face the Blackcaps in the Champions Trophy.