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South Africa’s hopes of reaching the semi-finals of the T20 World Cup had been dashed after they suffered a shock defeat in opposition to the Netherlands of their ultimate group match in Adelaide on Sunday. The Proteas had been in an advantageous place to enter the final 4 stage, however had been ultimately stranded on 5 factors from as many video games. Finally, India (eight factors) and Pakistan (six factors) superior to the semi-finals from Group 2. Following the defeat to the Netherlands, Cricket South Africa (CSA) issued an official assertion, expressing their “disappointment” over the Proteas’ shock exit from the match.
“The fact is that the Crew didn’t carry out to expectations, which occasioned this disappointing end result. It’s our obligation to regroup and rebuild based mostly on our evident shortcomings on the T20 World Cup,” the assertion learn.
The assertion additionally added that the administration had hopes that the Proteas will attain the ultimate
“The Proteas went to the ICC T20 World Cup with excessive hopes that they might make it to the ultimate. CSA supported the staff on their marketing campaign and held excessive hopes that they are going to carry via. It’s unlucky that they didn’t make it as we had all hoped. Nonetheless, it’s incumbent to help them into the long run.
“It’s evidently exhausting for all of us to be confronted with this disappointment. Nonetheless, our focus ought to be rebuilding the staff for future success. Classes learnt from this expertise will probably be inculcated into methods to redeem from the weaknesses and construct a formidable assault in future,” the assertion added.
New Zealand will tackle Pakistan within the first semi-final on the Sydney Cricket Floor on Wednesday.
In the meantime, England and India will face off within the second semi-final on the Adelaide Oval on Thursday.
The ultimate will probably be performed on the Melbourne Cricket Floor subsequent Sunday.
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