AFG vs SA 1st Semi Final T20 WC 2024 - when and where to watch, venue, most likely playing XIs, full squad details, Pitch Report, Weather and more

Afghanistan are coming off with an 8-run win in their last super-8 game against. On the other hand, the Proteas defeated the hosts West Indies by 3 wickets in their last super-8 game. Notably, it will be the first-ever appearance for Afghanistan in the Semi-Finals in the history of the T20 World Cup since the tournament’s inception 17 years back in 2007. 

Speaking of South Africa, they have been unbeaten so far in the ongoing edition of the prestigious cricket biennial. Aiden Markram’s men have registered four consecutive wins in the group stage; later, they also bagged three successive victories in the super-8 stage of the tournament.

Check all the details given below regarding the match:-

AFGvs.SA MatchDetails

Match:AFGvs.SA, 1stSemi Final match of T20 WC 2024

Aiden Markram is going to lead the South Africa Cricket Team

Rashid Khan will lead  the Afghanistan Cricket Team

When: June 27th 2024, Thursday

Match is going to start at 06:00 a.m.

Venue: Brian Lara Stadium, Tarouba, Trinidad.  

Head to head of these two teams: Both the teams have played against each other for two times and both the matches has been won team South Africa.

Likely playing XI

South Africa: 

Quinton de Kock (WK), Reeza Hendricks, Aiden Markram, Heinrich Klaasen, David Miller, Tristan Stubbs, Marco Jansen, KeshavMaharaj, KagisoRabada, Anrich Nortje, TabraizShamsi

On Bench: RD Rickelton, OEG Baartman, G Coetzee, BC Fortuin, L Ngidi, N Burger


Rahmanullah Gurbaz (WK), Ibrahim Zadran, Gulbadin Naib, Azmatullah Omarzai, Karim Janat, Rashid Khan (C), Mohammad Nabi, Najibullah Zadran, Noor Ahmad, Naveen-ul-Haq, Fazalhaq Farooqi

On Bench:Mohammad Ishaq, Najibullah Zadran, Farid Malik, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Mohammad Saleem, HazratullahZazai, Sediqullah Atal

Pitch report

The pitch of the Brian Lara Stadium in Trinidad is known as a pacers’ paradise as the team who has opted to bowl here after winning the toss has won all the matches. The winning percentage of the team bowling first has been 80% here, considering the stats of the last two years at this venue.

Best players from both of the teams

Best Batsman:Aiden Markram 

Best Bowler:Rashid Khan

Weather forecast for today inTrinidad

Maximum temperature: 32°C
Minimum temperature: 25°C
Wind speed: 0km/h
Chances of rain: 10%
Capacity of stadium:15,000
Prediction to win: South Africa is most likely to win the match

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Jun 26, 2024 7:44 AM