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Highlights Of South Africa vs. Afghanistan, T20 World Cup 2024: SA Wins By 9 Wickets To Advance To Its First-Ever WC Final

Highlights of South Africa vs. Afghanistan from the T20 World Cup 2024’s first semifinal match On Thursday in Tarouba, South Africa defeated Afghanistan by nine wickets in their T20 World Cup 2024 semi-final. Thanks to their victory, South Africa advanced to their first-ever World Cup final. After chasing 57 runs, South Africa easily reached 60/1 in 8.5 overs, thanks to the undefeated performances of Aiden Markram (23) and Reeza Hendricks (29). Afghanistan was bowled out for 56 in the first innings as South African bowlers went on the rampage and wrecked them. It turned out to be Afghanistan’s lowest T20I total as well as the lowest score in a T20 World Cup semi-final.

Rashid Khan, the Afghan captain, initially chose to bat after winning the toss. Rahmanullah Gurbaz was dismissed by Marco Jansen in the first over of the first innings for a three-duck. Then, in the third over, Jansen struck once more, taking Gulbadin Naib’s wicket (9). Kagiso Rabada, meanwhile, took two wickets in the fourth over, taking out Ibrahim Zadran (2) and Mohammad Nabi (0).
Then, in the fifth over, Jansen removed Nangeyalia Kharote (2) for his third wicket. Anrich Jortje then joined the celebration by taking out Azmatullah Omarzai (10). Subsequently, Tabraiz Shamsi concluded South Africa’s opening over by dismissing Karim Janat (8), Noor Ahmad (0), and Naveen-ul-Haq (2). As Afghanistan established a target of 57 runs, Nortje also claimed the wicket of Rashid (8).

Highlights of the South Africa vs. Afghanistan T20 World Cup 2024 match:

South Africa wins by nine wickets; target: 57, SA: 60/1 (8.5).

Quinton de Kock (5) is eliminated by Fazalhaq Faroozi; SA 5/1 (1.5), Target: 57.

In 11.5 overs, Afghanistan was knocked out for 56.

AFG: 50/8 (9.5) after Tabraiz Shamsi takes two wickets.

Third wicket for Marco Jansen; AFG: 23/5 (5).

AFG: 20/4 after Kagiso Rabada scores twice in the fourth over.
In the first over, Rahmanullah Gurbaz is removed by Marco Jansen; AFG: 4/1 (1).

Afghanistan chooses to bat after winning the toss.

South Africa lead 2-0 against Afghanistan in terms of T20 World Cup head-to-head.