T20 World Cup 2024: Australia Claims Victory over Bangladesh By DLS Method in Super 8

In this article, we mention the Super 8 match of T20 World Cup 2024 between Australia and Bangladesh at Antigua

The ongoing T20 World Cup 2024 witnessed a thrilling encounter between Australia and Bangladesh in the Super 8 stage. While rain played a significant role in disrupting the flow of the match, Australia emerged victorious by a margin of 28 runs using the Duckworth-Lewis method (DLS).

Toss Delayed Due to Rain

The match began with a delay due to a rain shower forcing the toss to be pushed back. When play finally started, Australia won the toss and opted to field first. Bangladesh, put in to bat, could only manage a score of 140 runs for the loss of 8 wickets in their allotted 20 overs. Their batting performance lacked momentum with wickets falling consistently throughout the innings.

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Pat Cummins Steals the Show with First Hat-Trick of the T20 World Cup 2024

Australian bowling spearhead Pat Cummins was the star performer for the Aussies. He ripped through the Bangladesh batting order, claiming the first hat-trick of the T20 World Cup 2024. His fiery spell, particularly in the 18th and 19th overs dented Bangladesh’s hopes of posting a significant total. Openers Liton Das and Nazmul Hossain Shanto had shown promise with a 50-run partnership but Bangladesh’s middle order faltered leaving them with an underwhelming score to defend.

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Warner Shines Despite Rain Interruptions

Australia’s chase started confidently, with David Warner leading the charge. The experienced opener struck a fluent half-century 50 runs off just 34 deliveries keeping the required run rate well under control. However, rain intervened once again after Australia had reached 64 runs for no loss in 6.2 overs. The stoppage significantly impacted the remaining chase.

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T20 World Cup 2024 DLS Awards Victory to Australia

Since it was still raining and it was not possible to continue playing the winner was decided by the DLS method. Australia had won by 28 runs a well-earned victory, with calculations showing that they were comfortably ahead of the par score at the time of the break. With this victory they maintain their winning streak in the competition and secure their place in the Super 8 stage.

This rain-affected encounter showcased the brilliance of Pat Cummins with his hat trick, while David Warner’s knock highlighted Australia’s batting prowess. Although the weather played spoilsport, the DLS method ensured a fair outcome, handing Australia a crucial victory.

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