Chapman, who was bowled by Chris Jordan in the penultimate over for 32 but then recalled as the bowler had overstepped, and Colin de Grandhomme, however, were unable to score the 12 runs needed from the final over from Tom Curran. Morgan, who had missed England's last two games in the series due to a groin strain, proved he had not lost any form while sitting on the sidelines with a composed innings.
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The lefthander was on 37 when Malan departed with the score on 117 for three and then scored 40 of his side's next 48 runs but was starved of the strike in the final two overs. Australia won all four of their games and are favourites for Wednesday's final at Eden Park in Auckland.
New Zealand get off to a flying start, 37/0.— BBC Sport (@BBCSport) February 18, 2018
Can they chase down England's 194?
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