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Hosts England became the first team to qualify for the Champions Trophy semifinals after hammering New Zealand by 87 runs to stay top of Group A at Sophia Gardens on Tuesday.

The victor will progress to the semi-finals if England, who have already qualified from Group A, beat Australia in the section's final match at Edgbaston on Saturday.

Eoin Morgan insists England are not satisfied with just reaching the semi-finals of the Champions Trophy after victory against New Zealand secured their place in the last four.

New Zealand are, quite surprisingly, at the bottom of Group A with Bangladesh in the third position.

"I thought our batters gave themselves every chance - Joe Root and Alex Hales created a great partnership - and then Ben Stokes (48) started something and then unfortunately got out, and then Jos Buttler managed to finish it pretty well and get us just below a par score".

"That's the challenge tomorrow". "I thought they did an outstanding job".

Later, England came out with objective and produced a fine bowling and fielding display to bundle out New Zealand for 223 in 44.3 overs.

Wood returned at the 30-over stage of the run chase in Cardiff to take the critical wicket of Kane Williamson (87).

"It can be a good wicket at Edgbaston - New Zealand put 350 on against Australia".

New Zealand: Kane Williamson (captain), Corey Anderson, Trent Boult, Neil Broom, Colin de Grandhomme, Martin Guptill, Tom Latham, Mitchell McClenaghan, Adam Milne, James Neesham, Jeetan Patel, Luke Ronchi (wicketkeeper), Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor.

The slow pitch conditions in Cardiff might be similar to what Bangladesh are used to at home but it doesn't take spin, leaving Hesson pleased his team have experienced a game there.

England play their last group match against Australia, which would be a do-or-die match for the Steve Smith-led side, on June 10. "If we want to repeat the result again, we have to execute well", he added.

"Bangladesh are a quality side".

Defeating New Zealand would not be such a shock, but it would be a huge boost to the current Bangladesh's side standing in world cricket.

He said: "I certainly think [we have alighted on our best team]".

"We need to go hard at their top-order who have been playing really well".


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