India crowned champions of ICC T-20 World Cup 2024

Kathmandu: In a gripping finale at the ICC T-20 World Cup 2024, India emerged victorious, securing their second Twenty20 World Cup title with a narrow 7-run win over South Africa. This triumph marks India’s return to the top after their first championship win in 2007, 17 years ago.

South Africa, appearing in their first final, fell short of India’s target of 177 runs, managing 169 runs for the loss of 8 wickets in their allotted 20 overs. Despite a valiant effort, South Africa was denied the championship.

In the semi-finals, South Africa secured their place in the final with a dominant 9-wicket win over Afghanistan, while India advanced with a resounding 68-run victory over England.