T20 World Cup: Road ahead for India after win vs Afghanistan
- India are fourthin Super 12 Group 2 after win against Afghanistan
- Pakistan top the points table with four wins from as many games
- India will have to win all their remaining matches to qualify for the semifinals
However, the team bounced back and registered a 66-run win against Afghanistan, keeping their semi-finals hopes alive. Following the victory, India, with two points in three games, occupy the fourth spot in the Group 2 points table with a net run rate of +0.073. An imperious Pakistan side are top of the table with four wins from four games.
Afghanistan are second with four points and New Zealand are third with two wins and a loss. Scotland and Namibia are the bottom two sides.
India will have to finish in the top two spots in order to book their place in the semi-finals of the tournament. Here is a look at the path the team will undertake after its win against Afghanistan.
Scotland is full of confidence after winning all of its first-round matches, including a famous victory over Bangladesh. They lost against New Zealand on Wednesday. Though India will be favorites going into this match however they would be wary of an upset.
Namibia reached the T20 World Cup second round for the first time. They defeated superior-ranked teams on the group stage. Yet India would look forward to grabbing easy points when they face them in its last Super 12 match.