T20 World Cup 2024: South Africa beat West Indies to set record

South Africa achieved a significant win against co-hosts West Indies in the ongoing T20 World Cup 2024. This victory not only secured their spot in the semi-finals of the tournament, which is the first time since 2014, but also set a new record for the highest number of wins in the history of the competition.

T20 World Cup 2024: South Africa beat West Indies to set record

The Proteas’ victory by three wickets marks their seventh consecutive win in the ongoing event, making them the team with the highest number of wins in a single T20 World Cup. Sri Lanka achieved second position in the 2009 edition of the T20 World Cup, with six victories. The Islanders are currently level with Australia, as both teams have won six matches in both the 2010 and 2021 competitions.

South Africa emerged victorious over West Indies by three wickets (using the DLS system) in an exhilarating match at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in North Sound, Antigua. This win secured South Africa’s spot as the second team to advance to the semi-finals from Group 2 of the Super 8, following England.

After winning the coin toss and electing to bowl first, the Proteas limited the co-hosts to a score of 135-8 in 20 overs. The Proteas successfully achieved a revised target of 123 runs in 16.1 overs, despite the action being interrupted by rain. They lost seven wickets in the process.

Marco Jansen made a vital contribution of 21 runs in 14 balls without being dismissed, ensuring his team’s victory. He hit a six on the opening delivery of the last over when his team required five runs to secure victory.

T20 World Cup 2024: South Africa beat West Indies to set record

Gulfishaa Avaan
Gulfishaa Avaan
Gulfishaa is writer who delivers engaging and informative news on sports to readers of Ten Sports TV Website.



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