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Proteas Book Their Place in T20 World Cup Final

South Africa comfortably cruised past Afghanistan in the T20 World Cup semifinal to book their place in Saturday’s final. There they’ll face either India or England.

Proteas Cruise Past Afghanistan to Reach T20 World Cup Final

South Africa’s cricket team, the Proteas, delivered a dominant performance to secure their spot in the T20 World Cup final by decisively defeating Afghanistan. In a match held at the Brian Lara Cricket Academy, the Proteas bowled out Afghanistan for a paltry 56 runs in just 11.5 overs. Tabraiz Shamsi was the standout bowler, claiming three wickets for only six runs, achieving an impressive economy rate of 3.27. Marco Jansen also made a significant contribution, taking three wickets.

Afghanistan, having won the toss and elected to bat, struggled against South Africa’s disciplined bowling attack. The Proteas then chased down the target in just 8.5 overs, finishing with 67 balls to spare and only one wicket lost, highlighting their batting prowess and making a strong statement ahead of the final.

South Africa Set Up a Date with Destiny

With this victory, the Proteas have set up a thrilling encounter in the T20 World Cup final, where they will face either India or England. The second semi-final, determining their opponent, is scheduled for Thursday, June 27th, at 16:30 local time. The final will take place on Saturday at 16:30 local time, promising an exciting conclusion to the tournament.

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