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South Africa, India qualify for Cricket World Cup semi-finals

By AFP

November 4, 2023 07:48 PM


 

South Africa became the second team to qualify for the Cricket World Cup semi-finals on Saturday as a result of Pakistan defeating New Zealand.

The Proteas, with 12 points from seven games so far, join hosts India in booking a place in the last four.

Pakistan, New Zealand, Australia and Afghanistan have eight points each but all four will be unable to match the 12 of South Africa in the last week of group games.

Standings of the teams in WC 2023

Cricket World Cup standings after Saturday's first match (played, won, lost, tied, no result, points, net run rate):

India              7 7 0 0 0 14   2.102 -- Qualified for Semi-Final

South Africa   7 6 1 0 0 12   2.290 -- Qualified for Semi-Final

Australia         6 4 2 0 0  8   0.970

New Zealand  8 4 4 0 0  8   0.398

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Pakistan        8 4 4 0 0  8   0.036

Afghanistan   7 4 3 0 0  8  -0.330

Sri Lanka       7 2 5 0 0  4  -1.162

Netherlands   7 2 5 0 0  4  -1.398

Bangladesh    7 1 6 0 0  2  -1.446

England          6 1 5 0 0  2  -1.652

 

Note: Top four teams qualify for the semi-finals


AFP


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