The Indian team has advanced to the World Cup 2023 semi-finals. South Africa, on the other hand, is on the verge of collapse. However, all eight teams are still eligible for third and fourth place. This time, the Afghanistan team pulled off three major upsets to advance to the semi-finals.
World Cup 2023 Semi-Final Scenario: The ODI World Cup 2023, which India is hosting, has taken an exciting turn.The Indian team has advanced to the semifinals.South Africa, on the other hand, is on the verge of collapse.However, all eight teams are still eligible for third and fourth place.
Afghanistan appears to be in excellent form this World Cup.The team has three major upsets, not one or two.First, they defeated the reigning champions, England.Pakistan was then dealt a crushing defeat.Following that, they defeated Sri Lanka by 7 wickets in Pune on Monday (30 October).
Afghanistan maintains its lead in the semi-final race.
Afghanistan has moved up to fifth place in the points table with this resounding victory.So far, he has won three of six matches.Afghanistan, led by Hashmatullah Shahidi, will now face the Netherlands, Australia, and South Africa.
Afghanistan are in the semi-final mix 👀
— ICC Cricket World Cup (@cricketworldcup) October 30, 2023
Afghanistan must defeat all of these teams in order to advance to the semi-finals.Apart from that, Pakistan and Sri Lanka, both of which have won two of their six matches, are holding their breath.To advance to the semi-finals, they must win their remaining three matches.Furthermore, we will have to rely on the results of other teams.
The England team is also expected to reach the semi-finals.
The situation is similar in England.Yes, England, which has only won one game out of six, has a chance to make the semi-finals, but natural charisma will be required.England will need to win all three remaining matches by a large margin.In addition, we must expect defeat in Australia and New Zealand’s remaining matches.However, it appears that this will be extremely difficult to achieve.
The Afghanistan-England pairing will advance to the semi-finals.
Afghanistan – 12 points after victories over the Netherlands, Australia, and South Africa.
England – 8 points after defeating Australia, the Netherlands, and Pakistan
New Zealand – lost to South Africa, lost to Pakistan, and lost to Sri Lanka – 8 points
Australia – 8 points after losses to England, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh
Pakistan – 6 points after losing to Bangladesh, defeating New Zealand, and losing to England
Bangladesh – 6 points after defeating Pakistan, losing to Sri Lanka, and losing to Australia
Sri Lanka – Lose to India but win over Bangladesh.New Zealand was defeated by 8 points.
Netherlands – 4 points after losses to Afghanistan, England, and India.
The Indian team advanced to the semi-finals!
Let us remind you that the Indian team has won all six of its games so far.With this, the Indian team, captained by Rohit Sharma, has advanced to the quarter-finals.Another victory will guarantee the team’s place in the semi-finals.South Africa is ranked second with 10 points.He is also on the verge of the semi-finals.