Unforgettable semi-finals: The most memorable clashes of World Cup cricket

Unforgettable semi-finals: The most memorable clashes of World Cup cricket

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Talking about the semi-finals, the first tournament saw the brilliant bowling performance of Gary Gilmour, who took six wickets for just 14 runs in 12 overs. Pakistan played a high-voltage semi-final against India on home soil in 2011. India won that match, their only semi-final win on their home ground after failing in 1987 and 1996.

Pakistan lost another thrilling semi-final in its own backyard in 1987, a tournament jointly hosted by the two arch-rivals, when Steve Waugh, batting first, scored 18 runs in the last over and the hosts eventually lost by the same margin. Went.

India will be desperate to break the New Zealand dilemma, South Africa will be keen to break the semi-final curse, while Australia, their opponent in the other semi-final tomorrow, will certainly give their best not to create any trends. They lost their first semi-final in the last edition after winning seven semi-finals and they will look to make that event an anomaly at any cost.

Therefore, considering the history of the World Cup, one can expect that there will be extra tension and thrill in both the semi-finals. It’s time to fasten your seat belts for some roller coaster rides.

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