Kagiso Rabada Proteas Cricket World Cup 2023

The four semi-finalists for the 2023 Cricket World Cup in India have been confirmed. Here’s who plays who – and when … Photo by PHILL MAGAKOE / AFP

Cricket World Cup semi-final: SA v Australia – When will the first ball be bowled?

The four semi-finalists for the 2023 Cricket World Cup in India have been confirmed. Here’s who plays who – and when …

Kagiso Rabada Proteas Cricket World Cup 2023

The four semi-finalists for the 2023 Cricket World Cup in India have been confirmed. Here’s who plays who – and when … Photo by PHILL MAGAKOE / AFP

The four semi-finalists for the 2023 Cricket World Cup in India have been confirmed.

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India finished top on the log and will take on fourth-placed New Zealand, while South Africa, who ended the group stage in second place, will face third-placed Australia.

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The India v New Zealand clash will take place on Wednesday, 15 November at 10:30 (SA time), with the South Africa v Australia clash scheduled for Thursday, 16 November, also at 10:30.

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The final will take place on Sunday, 19 November at 10:30 (SA time).

There is no third-place bronze medal match.

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In the group stages, India beat New Zealand by four wickets, while South Africa beat Australia by 134 runs.

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The Proteas are looking to do the ‘double’ for South Africa after the Springboks won the 2023 Rugby World Cup title in France last month.

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This year’s edition is the 13th of all time, dating back to 1975.

Australia are five-time winners with India having claimed the title on two occasions.

South Africa and New Zealand are both looking for their first victory.

The other five World Cups have been won by the West Indies (twice), Pakistan, Sri Lanka and England.

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