T20 World Cup 2024 semi-finals

The highly anticipated T20 World Cup 2024 semi-finals have begun, as the best cricketing nations compete for the opportunity to lift the coveted trophy.

The semi-finals this year promise thrilling competition and action-packed moments as teams demonstrate their prowess in the international arena.

T20 World Cup 2024 semi-finals

Following the conclusion of the Afghanistan vs. Bangladesh match on Tuesday, the T20 World Cup semi-final lineup was officially announced. Afghanistan defeated Bangladesh by 8 runs at the Arnos Vale Ground in St. Vincent, to advance to the crucial semi-finals alongside India, England, and South Africa.

Currently, these four teams are two steps away from winning the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 trophy and one step away from the finals. Here is all the information you require regarding this pivotal phase of the T20 World Cup.

T20 World Cup Semi-Finals: Venue

Afghanistan vs. South Africa in the first semifinal matchup will be held at Tarouba, Trinidad’s Brian Lara Stadium, while Providence Stadium in Guyana will host the second semifinal matchup.

T20 World Cup Final: Match Date, Time and Venue

The crucial ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 final will take place at the Kensington Oval in Bridgetown, Barbados, on Saturday, June 29 at 8 PM IST.

T20 World Cup 2024: Super 8 Results

On Wednesday, June 18, the crucial Super 8 phase of the 2024 T20 World Cup got underway. South Africa won the first match by an impressive 18 runs over the USA. In the subsequent games, India defeated Afghanistan by 47 runs on Thursday after England easily defeated the West Indies by 8 wickets. Australia defeated Bangladesh by 28 runs (DLS method) and South Africa defeated England by 7 runs in the two matches that were played on Friday.

On June 22, India defeated Bangladesh by 50 runs after the West Indies had defeated the USA by 9 wickets earlier in the day. Afghanistan outperformed Australia on Sunday, winning by a margin of 21 runs. Meanwhile, England made history by becoming the first team to reach the T20 World Cup semi-finals, and the USA became the first team to be eliminated from the Super 8 stage after the latter failed to overcome the Jos Butler-led team.

South Africa defeated West Indies by three wickets in the early morning match on Monday to advance as the second team from Group 2 to the semi-finals. At the Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium in St. Lucia later that day, India secured their spot in the semifinals by defeating Australia by a margin of 24 runs. Afghanistan became the last team to secure a spot in the semifinals on the last day of the Super 8 stage, defeating the Bangla Tigers by a narrow margin of 8 runs in a reduced match.

Host selection

The United States of America and the West Indies will host the 2024 Men’s T20 World Cup, the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced in November 2021. As part of a strategic partnership between the two associations, Cricket West Indies and USA Cricket jointly submitted a bid after two years of planning.

The co-hosting by USA Cricket was a part of initiatives to support the growth and promotion of cricket in the US, where South Asian Americans make up the majority of the sport’s fan base. The United States had occasionally hosted home matches of the West Indies at Central Broward Park in Florida before this World Cup, and Major League Cricket, a T20 franchise league, began play in 2023.

The United States is linked to several significant developments in the early history of the game, even though cricket has never taken off nationally. For example, the country hosted the first-ever international cricket match, and American cricketer Bart King is credited with creating the swing bowling technique.

Conclusion

The thrilling conclusion of extreme cricketing skill is the T20 World Cup 2024 semi-finals. There will be exciting matches as Afghanistan, India, England, and South Africa compete for the coveted trophy. As these titans of cricket square off, excitement builds for a thrilling conclusion in Bridgetown, Barbados, which promises to be a memorable tournament finale.

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