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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

West Indies in South Africa, 2014-15

Dec 26, 2014 (14:00 IST)   at Port Elizabeth

Sri Lanka tour of New Zealand, 2014-15

Dec 26, 2014 (03:30 IST)   at Christchurch

India tour of Australia, 2014-15

Dec 26, 2014 (05:00 IST)   at Melbourne

West Indies in South Africa, 2014-15

Jan 2, 2015 (14:00 IST)   at Cape Town

Sri Lanka tour of New Zealand, 2014-15

Jan 3, 2015 (03:30 IST)   at Wellington

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Pakistan vs New Zealand in UAE, 2014

Dec 19, 2014  at Abu Dhabi

New Zealand won by 68 runs

India tour of Australia, 2014-15

Dec 17, 2014  at Woolloongabba, Brisbane

Australia won by 4 wkts

Pakistan vs New Zealand in UAE, 2014

Dec 17, 2014  at Abu Dhabi

New Zealand won by 7 runs

West Indies in South Africa, 2014-15

Dec 17, 2014  at Centurion

South Africa won by an innings and 220 runs

England tour of Sri Lanka, 2014

Dec 16, 2014  at Colombo

Sri Lanka won by 87 runs

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