Published: March 5, 2020 3:58:37 am
After sustaining a 100 % report in the continuing Women’s T20 World Cup, India have a terrific alternative to safe their first-ever finale ticket in this competitors. However, in order to attain this feat, the Harmanpreet Kaur-led Indian unit will first need to outplay England in the semi-final on Thursday.
The conflict between India and England will be adopted by one other semifinal encounter between defending champions Australia and South Africa on the similar venue.
South Africa emerged because the leaders in their respective group after their last league match towards West Indies was washed out as a result of rain.
The same state of affairs is more likely to disrupt the proceedings on Wednesday and contemplating that each the matches are being carried out on the similar venue, the rain issue can’t be discounted.
According to the climate forecast, there are excessive possibilities of downpour in Sydney on Thursday, with the temperature hovering round 20-23 levels Celsius.
As per the rulebook, each the teams have to bat a minimum of 5 overs every in order to think about it a T20. However, in ICC tournaments, there’s a slight change in the rule and the minimal over-limit jumps to 10 overs per facet. Thus, if rain play spoilsport on Wednesday, not permitting the teams to bat 10-over every, then the match could be known as off.
Making it worse, ICC has additionally declined Cricket Australia’s request to have a reserve day for the semifinals.
If that is the case, the place both or each the semifinal matches are washed out, India and South Africa will routinely qualify for Sunday’s last on the Melbourne Cricket Ground as they completed on high of their respective teams.
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