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T20 World Cup 2024 semifinals schedule: Afghanistan makes historic entry

The T20 World Cup 2024 has reached a fever pitch as the semifinal fixtures are now set, promising thrilling encounters that will captivate cricket enthusiasts worldwide.

In a historic moment for Afghan cricket, the national team has secured a spot in the semifinals of a World Cup for the very first time. Their journey to this landmark achievement culminated in a nail-biting victory over Bangladesh in the final Super 8 match. Held amidst rain interruptions, the match was a roller-coaster ride for fans worldwide.

Chasing a revised target of 114 runs in 19 overs due to rain, Bangladesh fell short, managing only 105 runs in 17.5 overs. Opener Litton Das showcased resilience with an unbeaten 54 off 49 balls, but lacked support from teammates against Afghanistan’s formidable bowling attack. Rashid Khan and Naveen-ul-Haq led the charge with four wickets each, clinching a historic win for Afghanistan.

The win not only secured Afghanistan’s place in the semifinals but also sparked jubilation among their supporters, marking a significant milestone in their cricketing journey.

In the other semifinal matchup, cricket powerhouses England and India will clash in what promises to be a high-stakes showdown. Earlier, India secured their semifinal berth with a commanding victory over Australia, joining England and South Africa in the final four.

T20 World Cup 2024 semifinal schedule

Semifinal 1

  • Date: June 27
  • Time: 5:30 AM (PST)
  • Match: South Africa vs Afghanistan
  • Venue: Brian Lara Cricket Academy, Trinidad and Tobago

Semifinal 2

  • Date: June 27
  • Time: 7:30 PM (PST)
  • Match: India vs England
  • Venue: Providence Stadium, Georgetown, Guyana

These matchups set the stage for intense competition as the four top teams vie for a spot in the T20 World Cup 2024 final. Cricket fans around the globe can anticipate gripping performances and memorable moments in these highly anticipated semifinal encounters.

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