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Netherlands, Bangladesh, Afghanistan earn direct qualification for T20 World Cup 2024

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Netherlands Cricket Workforce. (Photograph Supply: Mark Brake-ICC/ICC through Getty Pictures)

A stunning flip of occasions noticed the Netherlands defeat South Africa by 13 runs on Sunday, November 6, to not solely eradicate the Proteas from the continuing T20 World Cup but in addition immediately qualify for the following version of the mega occasion.

As per the rules, the highest 4 sides of each teams earned a direct qualification for the Tremendous 12 together with two different highest-ranked groups to fill the Tremendous 12 spots of the ninth version of the competitors within the West Indies and in the USA of America. 

Thus, the Netherlands facet, who’re seventeenth within the ICC T20I rankings, needed to win the match towards the Proteas to earn their direct qualification for the following version. They managed to carry their nerves within the stress sport and obtained a win to complete on the fourth spot in Group 1 of the Tremendous 12.

All South Africa wanted was a win to qualify for the semi-finals of the match however the Netherlands shocked them with a heartbreaking defeat. Batting first, the Dutch staff scored 158 of their 20 overs as Tom Cooper (35) and Colin Ackermann (41) held the ship after Stephan Myburgh and Max O’Dowd gave them an excellent begin within the powerplay.

Within the second innings, the Proteas trembled underneath stress as their senior batters did not dwell as much as their potential. Rilee Rossouw (25) was the main run-scorer for South Africa as ultimately his staff fell 13 runs quick and obtained eradicated from the competitors. Brandon Glover, who performed for South Africa U19 facet previously, picked three essential wickets of Rilee Roussow, David Miller and Wayne Parnell to script an impressive win.

In the meantime, Pakistan defeated Bangladesh by 5 wickets to win the digital quarterfinal and qualify for the semi-finals of the multi-nation match.

Groups certified immediately into the T20 World Cup 2024: West Indies, USA, India, England, New Zealand, Pakistan, Australia, South Africa, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, Netherlands, Bangladesh

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