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England won the match affected by rain, kept alive the hope of reaching Super-8 by defeating Namibia by 41 runs.

This rain-affected match was played for 10-10 minutes. England, batting first, scored 122 runs for 5 wickets in 10 overs. Harry Brook played an unbeaten innings of 47 runs while Bairstow contributed 31 runs. Chasing the target, the English bowlers did not allow Namibia to score runs and could only score 84 runs for the loss of three wickets.

This rain-affected match was played for 10-10 minutes. England, batting first, scored 122 runs for 5 wickets in 10 overs. Harry Brook played an unbeaten innings of 47 runs while Bairstow contributed 31 runs. Chasing the target, the English bowlers did not allow Namibia to score runs and could only score 84 runs for the loss of three wickets.

Due to continuous drizzle at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in North Sound, Antigua, the match was reduced to 10 overs. Namibia won the toss and decided to field first. David Weiss and Ruben Trumpelman gave a big blow to England by dismissing Phil Salt and Jos Buttler.

After this, Jonny Bairstow and Harry Brook, who came to the crease, took charge of England’s innings. Both of them took England out of a difficult situation by sharing 56 runs in 30 balls. Bairstow played an innings of 31 runs in 18 balls. During this, batting at a strike rate of 172.22, he hit three fours and two sixes.

Namibia felt that England’s run rate would decrease due to Bairstow’s dismissal, but this did not happen. Because Brook kept hitting big shots continuously. He got full support from Moeen Ali and Liam Livingstone.

Ali played a useful innings of 16 runs in 6 balls and Livingstone played 13 runs in 4 balls. Brook remained unbeaten till the end and scored 47 runs in 20 balls with the help of four fours and two sixes.

England scored 122 runs for 5 wickets in 10 overs. Trumpelman got two wickets. English bowlers kept Namibia tied down while chasing the target and did not let them score any runs. David Wiese played the highest innings of 27 runs in 12 balls.

In the end, Namibia could only score 84 runs for the loss of 3 wickets in 10 overs and lost badly to the defending champions. This victory has put England in second place after Australia in Group B. If Scotland loses to Australia in their last match, then England will qualify for the Super-8.