Kolkata: In the second semi-final of the Cricket World Cup, Australia defeated South Africa, securing a spot in the final.
According to official sources, the ICC World Cup’s second semi-final took place at Eden Gardens Stadium in Kolkata, where South Africa suffered a defeat at the hands of Australia by 3 wickets.
South Africa had set a target of 213 runs for Australia, which the Kangaroos achieved in the 48th over, losing 7 wickets.
Prior to that, South Africa’s team had batted and was all out for 212 runs in 49.4 overs. Proteas openers failed to provide a good start, with Temba Bavuma scoring zero without making any runs on 4 balls. Quinton de Kock scored 3, Van der Dussen 6, Aiden Markram 10, and Marco Jansen remained a guest without scoring any runs.
Heinrich Klaasen and David Miller established a partnership of 95 runs for the fifth wicket. Later, Klaasen scored 47 runs before getting out. Marco, scoring zero, LBW, David Miller 101, Gerald Coetzee 19 runs, Kagiso Rabada 10 runs were out. Tabraiz Shamsi remained not out after scoring one run.
Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins from Australia took 3 wickets each, while Josh Hazlewood took 2 wickets.
In the final, Australia will face the winner india of the first semi-final.