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T20 World Cup Heats Up as Super 8 Stage Begins Today!

June 19, 2024
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The ICC T20 World Cup is set to intensify as the highly anticipated Super 8 stage kicks off today, Wednesday! The first match pits cricketing powerhouse South Africa against a determined USA team, with the first ball scheduled for 8:15 PM Nepal time.

South Africa arrives in the Super 8 undefeated, dominating their group stage with a perfect record of four wins. After crushing Sri Lanka by 6 wickets in their opening match, the Proteas continued their winning streak against Netherlands (4 wickets), Bangladesh (4 runs), and a thrilling 1-run victory over Nepal. South Africa is undoubtedly a top contender for the coveted World Cup trophy.

Team USA, playing in Group A, secured their Super 8 spot with two wins and a shared point. They started their campaign with a convincing 7-wicket win over Canada. After a nail-biting Super Over victory against Pakistan, USA fell to India by 7 wickets. Their final group stage match resulted in a shared point with Ireland, earning them the runner-up position and a ticket to the Super 8.

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A Match to Watch: USA vs. South Africa

The opening clash between host USA and South Africa promises to be an exciting encounter. While South Africa is favored with their dominant form, the USA’s fighting spirit and home advantage should not be underestimated.

Eight teams will vie for glory in the Super 8 stage. Group 1 features India, Australia, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh, while Group 2 comprises South Africa, USA, West Indies, and England. The top team from each group will advance to the coveted semi-finals, setting the stage for a thrilling conclusion to the T20 World Cup!

Bishal Adhikari

Bishal Adhikari is a Cricket news Writer here at The Ditible. He Also covers news on Sportewave.com and has been following Cricket of Nepal for a long period of Time.

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