T20 World Cup 2021: Team India regain their semi-final chances with a convincing 66-run victory over Afghanistan. India lost the first two matches of the T20 World Cup. Pakistan first, then New Zealand defeated India. Now the Virat army has made a spectacular comeback by defeating Afghanistan in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday.
With this victory, Team India net run rate has improved a lot. Earlier, India had a run rate of -1.9. With the current success the run rate has become +0.073. Afghanistan has the best run rate (+1.481) in the Indian group. Let’s see how many chances India have to reach the semifinals.
First we need big wins over Scotland-Namibia.
First, Team India must beat Scotland and Namibia by a huge margin. This will cover the run rate difference between Afghanistan and India. With four wins in the group, eight points, Pakistan is ranked number one in the table. Already reached the semi-finals. Only the top two teams from each group in the Super 12 can advance to the semi-finals. Team India is currently fourth in its group.
On New Zealand ..
India have high hopes for the Afghanistan team. Team India also wants Afghanistan to win over New Zealand. Under such circumstances, India’s chances of reaching the semifinals will increase. Afghanistan can do the same. It was an excellent performance against Pakistan. If New Zealand loses, TeamIndia will have 6 points with that team. In this situation the team with the best net run rate will advance to the semifinals. If the Afghanistan team can beat New Zealand, what will turn out in India’s favor is that they will know by what margin India will beat Namibia to reach the semi-finals of the match against Namibia.
Pakistan, on the other hand, won by a huge margin over Scotland, while the New Zealand team won over Afghanistan. In this situation, India will return to Mumbai after Pakistan and New Zealand qualify.
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