India's players stand on the field after a dismissal decision was reversed and South Africa's Robin Petersen returned to the crease during their Twenty20 World Cup Super 8 cricket match in Colombo October 2, 2012. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte
India fail to reach semi-finals, Pakistan through
Posted : Tuesday, 02 October 2012 01:17PM
COLOMBO (Reuters) - India failed to reach the World Twenty20 semi-finals when they were unable to restrict South Africa to 121 runs or fewer in the final Super Eight Group two match on Tuesday.
Even if India defend their total of 152 for six they will finish behind Pakistan on net run rate.
South Africa reached 122 for five in the 17th over, sending the Pakistanis into the last four along with Australia.
Sri Lanka will play Pakistan and Australia face West Indies in the semi-finals.
(Writing by Tom Pilcher, Editing by Ed Osmond)
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