England women reach Cricket World Cup Final

Gunn celebrates as England reach the World Cup Final Credit: PA Images

England reached the Women's World Cup final after being South Africa by two-wickets after a nerve wrecking win over South Africa in Bristol.

Tournament hosts England won the game with just two balls to spare losing six wickets for just 78 runs.

South Africa batted first and made 218-6 thanks to an unbeaten 76 from Mignon du Preez.

Yorkshire's contingent played a big part in the win as Katherine Brunt didn't take a wicket in her 10 overs, but Jenny Gunn took figures of 1-35 of 6 overs before hitting 27 with the bat, as her batting partner Anya Shrubsole hit the winning runs.

They will face Australia or India in Sunday's final at Lord's.