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India vs South Africa semi-final: Clouds gather around Mirpur in lead-up to the match

There is a threat of India vs South Africa game being washed out due to rain © Getty Images (Representational Photo)
There is a threat of India vs South Africa game being washed out due to rain © Getty Images (Representational Photo)

Apr 4, 2014

The India-South Africa ICC World T20 2014 semi-final would be played under the threat of rain and in the hours leading up to the contest, clouds have gathered around Mirpur. On Thursday, the West Indies-Sri Lanka semi-final was affected by rain and Sri Lanka won the contest by 27 runs by Duckworth-Lewis (D/L) method.

It wasn’t just rain that lashed the Sher-E-Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur. There was a strong hailstorm and that washed out any chances of play. As the England women played the South African women in their World T20 semi-final, there was a bit of sunlight, but it has now gone overcast.

The lights have taken effect at the stadium now.

ICC World T20 2014 schedule: Match time table with venue details

India tour of England 2014

Jul 27, 2014 (15:30 IST)   at Southampton

Pakistan tour of Sri Lanka, 2014

Aug 6, 2014 (10:00 IST)   at Galle

India tour of England 2014

Aug 7, 2014 (15:30 IST)   at Manchester

South Africa in Zimbabwe, 2014

Aug 9, 2014 (13:30 IST)   at Harare

Pakistan tour of Sri Lanka, 2014

Aug 14, 2014 (10:00 IST)   at Colombo

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Jul 24, 2014  at Bulawayo

Afghanistan won by 100 runs

South Africa tour of Sri Lanka, 2014

Jul 24, 2014  at Colombo

Match drawn

Afghanistan tour of Zimbabwe, 2014

Jul 22, 2014  at Bulawayo

Afghanistan won by 2 wkts

Afghanistan tour of Zimbabwe, 2014

Jul 20, 2014  at Bulawayo

Zimbabwe won by 8 wkts

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Jul 18, 2014  at Bulawayo

Zimbabwe won by 6 wkts

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