Afghanistan’s victory over Bangladesh forces Sachin Tendulkar to say it openly

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Sachin Tendulkar and Afghanistan Cricket Team


Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar shared a heartwarming post for Afghanistan after they scripted history in the ongoing ICC T20 World Cup 2024. On Tuesday, June 25, the Afghanistan cricket team qualified for the semi-finals of the World Cup for the first time after thrashing Bangladesh by eight runs through the DLS method in the last Super-8 match of the ongoing T20 World Cup 2024.

Former cricketers and fans from around the world have heaped praise and good wishes on the Afghanistan team after their harrowing victory over semi-final contenders Bangladesh at the Arnos Vale Ground in Kingstown on Tuesday.

Very proud of their progress: Sachin Tendulkar on Afghanistan’s semi-final qualification for T20 World Cup 2024

As the cricket world was abuzz with excitement and congratulating Afghanistan for their historic achievement, Tendulkar also hailed their incredible journey and attributed their “hard work” and “determination” to their memorable performances in the ongoing T20 World Cup 2024.

Tendulkar praised Afghanistan for their remarkable journey to the semi-finals of the T20 World Cup 2024. The former Indian captain also highlighted their impressive victories over powerful teams like New Zealand and Australia in the tournament, and said that their victory against Bangladesh was the result of their hard work, resilience and determination.

Sachin Tendulkar posted on Today’s victory is a testament to his hard work and determination. Very proud of your progress. Keep it up! 👏🇦🇫 #AFGvBAN #T20WorldCup”

Notably, before the final match of the Super 8 stage, three teams (Afghanistan, Australia and Bangladesh) were competing for the fourth and final spot in the semi-finals of the ongoing T20 World Cup 2024, with India, England and South Africa already. qualified for knockouts.

Afghanistan’s goal was simple: a win against Bangladesh would ensure their qualification for the semi-finals of the 2024 T20 World Cup. Australia, on the other hand, needed Bangladesh to beat Afghanistan, albeit not by a significant margin, to advance to the semi-finals. .

I have no words to describe the feeling: Rashid Khan

However, Afghanistan had their own plans to destroy Australia’s hopes of making the top four of the ongoing tournament, defeating Bangladesh to join India, South Africa and England in the semi-finals.

Now, Afghanistan will face South Africa in the first semi-final of the ongoing T20 World Cup 2024 on June 27 at the Brian Lara Cricket Stadium in Trinidad and Tobago. On the other hand, Rashid Khan said in the post-match presentation about his team’s qualification: “For us as a team it is like a dream to be in the semi-final. It’s about the way we start the tournament. The belief arose while we beat New Zealand. I have no words to describe the feeling.

The only one who got us into the semifinal was Brian Lara and we showed it. I told him we won’t let you down. The country will be very proud to return home. Being in the semi-finals is great now, we have to go with a clear mind. “We will have to keep things simple and make sure we enjoy the big occasion.”