India and South Africa became the first two teams entering the 2023 semifinal of the World Cup. India is the only team that hasn’t lost any of its eight ODIs in the 2023 World Cup. After beating South Africa in its last match India won the match by 243 runs another highest-margin match victory.
On the other hand, South Africa’s place in the semis was fixed when Pakistan won the match against New Zealand by 22 runs (DLS method) at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium.
Now in this article, we will speculate on the upcoming semifinal World Cup 2023 teams. So let’s dig in deeper and find out which teams are going to join India and South Africa in the Semifinal.
Australia Qualified for Semifinal
Australia won its last match against England by 33 runs. Five-time World Cup Champion Australia needs to win its remaining two fixtures to become the third semifinalist team in the ICC World Cup Tournament. The last two matches of Kangaroos with Afghanistan and Bangladesh.
New Zealand Can Qualify For Semifinal
New Zealand’s starting of the World Cup left fans amazed however their consecutively four loss interrupted their graph in the points table. Despite a 401 whopping target, New Zealand lost their last match against Pakistan due to the DLS method.
To wrap up the things New Zealand has to beat Sri Lanka and Afghanistan has to lose their two World up ODI matches.
Can Pakistan Still Qualify for Semifinal 2023
After beating New Zealand Pakistan‘s hopes for the semis are once again rising to the surface. Pakistan’s semifinal chances depend on the two condition
First, they have to beat England with a higher margin, and if New Zealand lose their next match against Sri Lanka.
Second, Australia lost their two remaining matches against Afghanistan and Bangladesh by a huge margin. Or if Afghanistan loses one of their match against Australia and South Africa.
Can Afghanistan Qualify for Semifinal?
For Afghanistan, it’s an easy equation to get into semis. They just have to win their last two matches against Australia and South Africa to guarantee a place in the 2023 semifinal of the World Cup.
Or if New Zealand beat Sri Lanka and Pakistan beat England then Afghanistan has to win at least one match with a bigger margin.
Is Sri Lanka out of World Cup 2023?
Bangladesh and Sri Lanka faced each other at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi. Talking about Sri Lanka who barely has hope for the semis in the 2023 World Cup. The next match of Sri Lanka is with Kiwis, and if Sri Lanka lose any of these two match then it will terminate them from the World Cup.
Is Netherlands Out from Semifinal 2023
For the Netherlands it’s the same as Sri Lanka, they have to win their remaining fixtures against England and India to qualify which will be quite a task for the Flying Dutchmen.
Bangladesh and England are already out of the World Cup 2023 race. Bangladesh was the first team to be eliminated from the ongoing World Cup Tournament.
And England’s hopes for the semis were crushed by Australia who defeated the last year’s World Cup champion by 33 runs.