New Zealand sit prime of the factors desk with seven factors from 5 video games.© AFP
Australia stored their hopes of reaching the T20 World Cup semi-finals alive after beating Afghanistan of their ultimate group recreation on Friday on the Adelaide Oval. Glenn Maxwell‘s unbeaten 32-ball 54 lifted Australia to 168/8 within the face of an effervescent Afghan bowling assault. Regardless of Rashid Khan’s unbeaten 48 off 23 balls, Afghanistan fell wanting the whole by 4 runs. Australia’s possibilities of reaching the semifinals, nonetheless, aren’t of their palms as England have higher web run-rate, and face Sri Lanka in Adelaide on Saturday.
Australia wanted to attain 180+ plus in opposition to Afghanistan, however could not achieve this.
The Blackcaps grew to become the primary crew to qualify for the semifinals, having defeated Eire by a complete margin earlier on Friday.
As issues stand, New Zealand sit prime of the factors desk with seven factors from 5 video games.
Australia, following their win over Afghanistan, sit second with as many factors. Nevertheless, they’ve a destructive web run-rate.
England are third with 5 factors and a recreation in hand.
Sri Lanka are out of the semi-finals, however might spoil the occasion for England. They’ve received 4 factors from 4 video games to date.
Afghanistan, too, bowed out of the event with out a win and two washouts.
Here is how the up to date Group 1 Factors Desk seems to be like:
Following their defeat to Australia, Mohammad Nabi introduced that he has determined to step down as captain of Afghanistan.
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