South Africa crush Sri Lanka to reach World Cup semi-finals

South Africa crushed Sri Lanka by nine wickets at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Wednesday to reach the World Cup semi-finals where they will face either New Zealand or the West Indies.

Chasing just 134 to win, the Proteas reached their target in the 18th over with opener Quinton de Kock making an undefeated 78.

Earlier, South Africa dismissed Sri Lanka — won won the toss — for just 133, with leg-spinner man of the match Imran Tahir taking four for 26 and off-spinner JP Duminy, whose haul included a hat-trick, three for 29.

– TimesLIVE/AFP

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