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Summary

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  2. Use audio icon to listen to TMS commentary
  3. Captain Lanning makes 55 for Australia
  4. Tammy Beaumont 32 for England
  5. England men face New Zealand at 14:30

Live Reporting

By Stephan Shemilt and James Gheerbrant

All times stated are UK

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Right, one semi down, one to go. Our coverage of the England men's game against New Zealand will begin in about 20 minutes. Until then, punish yourself be watching all the highlights from the women's defeat at the top of this page.

Edwards wicket

More from Mark Robinson on Sky Sports: "We have had a fantastic time and learnt a lot under pressure. It is a cruel game, another five runs then we were in a Super Over. Well done to Australia on the day

"There is a little stage fright and we were a little guilty of that in field, but we are not fit enough. Athleticism is a gift, so there is not much we can do about that, but anaerobic fitness we can do something about and we will."

Yes, Paul, I clearly did give away the ending to The Night Manager. Roper is Pine's father. Have you heard of Star Wars?

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Paul Thomas: Not sure what is more annoying - Eng throwing it away or being told ending of Night Manager before I have watched last episode!

England coach Mark Robinson on Sky Sports: "The size of the boundaries play a big part of it. We needed to play well in the powerplay. 

"We did well to keep their score down and, in the end, we were five runs short. 

"Our bowling has been a little bit flattered. By the time we woke up and bowled straighter, we gave them extra 20 runs we shouldn’t have done."

BBC Test Match Special

So, England have suffered one disappointment today, but the men have the chance for joy in a little over an hour. Naturally, we'll have all action right here. In the mean time, on Test Match Special, you can hear from Andrew Flintoff. Lovely stuff.

Captain @meglanning7 is a delighted Player of the Match as she leads #AUS to yet another #WT20 Final!! #AusWvEngW

Captain @meglanning7 is a delighted Player of the Match as she leads #AUS to yet another #WT20 Final!! #AusWvEngW

Australia captain Meg Lanning: "We knew the powerplay would be crucial and with the start we got, we got ahead of the game. We knew it would be more difficult when the ball was softer so it was crucial we built on that momentum.

"We didn’t start as well as we would like with the ball but we began to hit our lengths and the stumps."

England captain Charlotte Edwards: "I think we know a lot about each other and there are no secrets but Australia held their nerve and we didn't, and that is probably the difference.

"We didn’t start particularly well with the ball but dragged it back and then started brilliantly with the bat and then lost our way. We showed glimpses towards the end of getting it back, but it wasn’t quite meant to be."

If you can bring yourself to do so, you can watch all the highlights behind the tab at the top of the page. This Charlotte Edwards wicket began a collapse from 67-0 to 117-7. That is pretty much the story of England's tournament.

Edwards wicket

Good effort by England women. They didn't bottle it. They needed a bit more power and to run more twos.

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Slice and Dice: very poor fielding and extremely poor running by england. same old same old. team looks like they'll went to the same school

Devil's Advocate: England women have had a shocker there! Completely bottled it. Hoping for a better performance from the men later.

Arsene's Eyes: Don't really know how England threw that away. Felt for a long time like they were well on course but just didn't have the urgency.

Jonathan Agnew

BBC Test Match Special

"I am looking at England's players and the body language says it all. Just disgruntlement at losing that."

Australia captain Meg Lanning: "It was a fantastic start from openers, they set a platform for me coming in and I just had to bat for bit. I would have loved a few boundaries but all my energy was used running.

"We thought we were about par and if we bowled well could defend it. It was tough when Katherine Brunt was whacking it. I was nervous but we got there in the end."

Ebony Rainford-Brent

Ex-England batter on BBC Test Match Special

"The players are fully professional and the one player carrying them through is Charlotte Edwards. There is talk about when she will retire and if you take her runs out of this line-up, it is worrying."

Final scorecard

England 127-7 from 20 overs

Fall of wickets: 67-1 (Edwards 31), 89-2 (Beaumont 32), 91-3 (Sciver 0), 97-4 (Knight 1), 103-5 (Taylor 21), 116-6 (Brunt 11), 117-7 (Gunn 1)

Not out batters: Wyatt 10, Greenway 3

Bowling figures: Jonassen 3-0-27-0, Perry 4-0-20-1, Schutt 4-0-15-2, Farrell 4-0-26-1, Beams 4-0-23-1, Osborne 1-0-5-1

Australia 132-6: Lanning 55, Healy 25, Sciver 2-22

Full scorecard

Ebony Rainford-Brent

Ex-England batter on BBC Test Match Special

"It is disappointing. England will go home not just feeling like they lost a semi-final but feeling like they threw it to the other team."

Jonathan Agnew

BBC Test Match Special

"Australia looked out of it. 10 overs ago this game was over. England have done their best to throw this away."

How will England reflect on this? Edwards, Beaumont and Taylor all gave away their wickets to some very poor shots. The rest never looked like getting them. Throw in some poor running and some iffy fielding and you can see where a five-run game is lost.

Jonathan Agnew

BBC Test Match Special

"England are out in a game they seemed destined to win.

"Australia are out of jail there but you have to say England gave them the keys."

Australia win by five runs

Eng 127-7

Australia celebrate, while England's dugout is distraught. They had this chase in the palm of their hands, but threw it away as Australia racked up the pressure.  

Final delivery and winning moment

Eng 125-7

They come back for two, but it's not enough.

Eng 123-7

Only a single. England are cooked.

Eng 122-7

Full toss. Wyatt can only hit to long-on for one. She complains it's too high. No no-ball, though. 11 from three.

Eng 121-7

Dot ball to the keeper. 12 needed from four. This one looks done.

Eng 121-7

Single to mid-on. 12 needed from five. Can you find a boundary, Danni Wyatt?

Eng 120-7

Behave yourself, Ben. Rene Farrell to bowl the last over. Greenway on strike.

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Ben Pearson: I haven't seen the last episode of The Night Manager yet so if that little spoiler is true the complaints will be flying in...

Eng 120-7

Greenway hit on the pads. They take one, think about the second, but turn it down. England need 13 from the last over. You have to fancy the Aussies from here.

Eng 119-7

Single for Wyatt to cover.

Eng 118-7

Lydia Greenway the new batter. Away with a single.

Ebony Rainford-Brent

Ex-England batter on BBC Test Match Special

"Well done to the bowler to get a direct hit from that angle. We have seen the same story from England all tournament."

WICKET

Gunn run out 1 (Eng 117-7)

England might get bowled out here. Jenny Gunn is short of her ground and Australia are nearing the semis.

Gunn run out

Third umpire

Eng 117-7

This looks out. Jenny Gunn looks to pinch a second from a misfield, but a direct hit looks to have her gone...

Jonathan Agnew

BBC Test Match Special

"That wasn’t quite so pretty. England are struggling here."

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Brunt b Schutt 11 (Eng 116-6)

It twists and turns like a twisty-turny thing. Katherine Brunt heaving, Megan Schutt holing her nerve to remove the middle stump. Can you bring yourself to watch it?  

Brunt wicket

Jonathan Agnew

BBC Test Match Special

"Oh she played that well. A proper cover drive. Classy shot."

Eng 116-5

Katherine Brunt! Four through the covers. The Barnsley Biffer!