Australia defeated South Africa by 3 wickets in the 2023 World Cup second semi-final at Eden Gardens in Kolkata. After winning the toss, South Africa batted first and were bowled out for 212 runs in 49.4 overs. Australia had a strong start but stumbled during the chase before eventually securing the victory in 47.2 overs. They will now face India in the final on Sunday, November 19 in Ahmedabad.
Australia’s bowling attack was impressive, with Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood standing out. South Africa’s David Miller scored a century, but their performance was not enough to stop Australia. Travis Head played a crucial all-round role for Australia, claiming two wickets and scoring a half-century. He was named the Player of the Match for his performance in the semi-final.
The match saw a thrilling competition between the two teams, and Australia’s victory sets the stage for an exciting final against India. The images from the match depict the intense atmosphere and the impressive skills displayed by the players.