South Africa beat Afghanistan by 5 wickets. On Friday, South Africa won their final World Cup group game with a victory over Afghanistan by five wickets. As a result, Afghanistan was knocked out of the race to advance to the semi-finals.
South Africa beat Afghanistan by 5 wickets
Rassie van der Dussen made an unbeaten 76 while South Africa chased 245 for victory in Ahmedabad. The Proteas were able to reach their goal with 15 balls to spare. The following week, this match was a tune-up for South Africa’s semi-final match against Australia. In a match in which Afghanistan needed an improbable victory by 438 runs to go to the final four, Azmatullah Omarzai hit 97 runs without being dismissed to help the cricket team get to 244 all out.