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‘Nothing to lose for us’: Afghanistan head coach reckons pressure will be on South Africa in T20 WC semifinal

Afghanistan head coach Jonathan Trott believes his team doesn’t have any baggage of success or failure in the semifinals of the World Cup like their opponents South Africa who have never gone past this stage in any of the mega events, ODI and T20I. Due to the same reasons, Trott reckons pressure will be on Aiden Markram and his men while Afghanistan have nothing to lose as this is the first time they are playing in the semis.

Rashid Khan’s troops have turned this World Cup on its head knocking out New Zealand first from the group stage and then beating Australia and Bangladesh to make it to the semis for the first time. They will now be eyeing a place in the final, again for the first time in their short cricketing history. “We go into the semi-final with no scarring or no history with regards to semi-finals.

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