T20 World Cup 2021: India out of semi-final race, New Zealand beat Afghanistan by 8 wickets

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New Delhi: New Zealand defeated Afghanistan by 8 wickets in their last Super 12 match of the T20 World Cup. The impact of this defeat has been on India more than it has on Afghanistan. India is out of the T20 World Cup with this defeat. England, Australia, New Zealand and Pakistan have now reached the semi-finals.

The dream is broken with the defeat of Afghanistan

New Zealand trampled Afghanistan by 8 wickets. But with this defeat, Team India’s dream of winning the World Cup this year has also been shattered. India could have reached the semi-finals only if Afghanistan had defeated New Zealand in today’s match. But now this may not be possible. Even before Group B, Afghanistan’s team had reached the semi-finals of the World Cup. With this win, New Zealand has 8 points and they have also reached the last 4. India will be able to get only 6 points after beating Namibia in the next match and now its way to reaching the semi-finals is closed.

India lost in the first two matches

The Indian cricket team had to face defeat by 10 wickets in the very first match of the T20 World Cup. Not only this, in the next match, Team India was defeated by New Zealand by 8 wickets. With this, the hopes of reaching the semi-finals of Team India got a setback. However, in the next match, India defeated Afghanistan by 66 runs. After this, giving another excellent performance, India defeated Scotland by 8 wickets.

New Zealand won the match

New Zealand defeated Afghanistan by 6 wickets in the Super 12 of the T20 World Cup on Sunday. With this, India’s hopes of going to the semi-finals also ended. Electing to bat after winning the toss, Afghanistan scored 124 for 8 in 20 overs. In response, New Zealand’s team completed the target in 18.1 overs by losing 2 wickets. On behalf of the team, captain Kane Williamson and Devon Conway shared 68 runs in 56 balls to win the team. reached the semi-finals. Mujeeb ur Rahman and Rashid Khan got one wicket each for Afghanistan.

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