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Cricket World Cup 2024: West Indies out, South Africa in semis after 10 years

Dawn TV Sports Reporter +Daily Dawn

In an exciting match of the T20 World Cup, South Africa defeated the hosts West Indies by three wickets under the Duckworth-Louis System (DLS).

After this defeat West Indies out of the event while South Africa reached the semi-finals after 10 years.

In this match, West Indies, batting first, scored 135 runs for the loss of eight wickets in the stipulated 20 overs, but due to rain, South Africa was given a target of 123 runs in 17 overs under DLS, which they achieved by five. Got the ball early.

In the Super Eight stage of the T20 World Cup played in the city of North Sound, Antigua, England reached the semi-finals yesterday by defeating the United States, after which the match between South Africa and the West Indies became a knockout situation.

West Indies will look back on their batting which has made them unable to progress. The West Indies got off to a disappointing start, with the first two wickets falling for just five runs, Shai Hope getting out for zero, and Nicholas Pooran for one.

Cricket Info’s Firdous Munda writes of South Africa that all the evidence points to a change in fortunes for a team that has long coveted an ICC trophy but failed to achieve it.



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