Result: England reach Women's World Twenty20 final

England reach the Women's World T20 final after a nine-wicket win against South Africa in Dhaka.

England have defeated South Africa by nine wickets to reach the final of the Women's World Twenty20.

Heather Knight and Sarah Taylor of England celebrate winning the ICC Women's World Twenty20 Bangladesh 2014 2nd Semi-Final match between England Women and South Africa Women at Sher-e-Bangla Mirpur Stadium on April 4, 2014© Getty Images

After dismissing South Africa for 101, England eased to their target with 19 balls to spare to progress through to a showdown with Australia.

Anya Shrubsole got England off to the perfect start by picking up a wicket with her first ball, but South Africa helped England's cause by remarkably suffering five run-outs during their innings.

Charlotte Edwards and Sarah Taylor got England's reply off to the perfect start with an opening partnership of 67, and even though Edwards fell for 33, England were never in danger of slipping up during their run chase.

Heather Knight joined Taylor at the crease and the pair got England over the line, with Taylor finishing unbeaten on 44 while Knight added a run-a-ball 21.

England captain Charlotte Edwards poses with the Ashes trophy on February 3, 2014
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