• Tuesday, May 17, 2022

ICC CHAMPIONS TROPHY

Ruthless India cruise into semi-finals

Shikhar Dhawan

By: Sarwar Alam

India swept into the Champions Trophy semi-finals and eliminated woeful South Africa as Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli inspired the holders’ eight-wicket victory on Sunday (11). Kohli’s side avoided the embarrassment of an early exit as they survived a do or die showdown to advance from Group B in style. Having dismissed South Africa for 191, two-time champions India cruised home with 12 overs to spare at The Oval. “We wanted to step up that intensity. This is probably our best game so far,” Kohli said. “When the opportunity comes your way, you have to grab it.” In-form opener Dhawan…

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