The race for the semi-finals
The ICC World Twenty20 is approaching its business end and the race for the semi-final berths is heating up. Cricinfo looks at how the teams are placed and what they have to do to make the final four.
Group EAfter India's thumping win over England at Kingsmead, they picked up their first points of the Super Eights, but the size of their victory has given them a massive boost in the qualification stakes.
New Zealand are done and dusted, while South Africa play India at Kingsmead on Thursday. England were eliminated before their latest defeat. Barring a catastrophic loss, South Africa are already through, but even if they lose narrowly to India, it may not be enough to give the Kiwis a lifeline. Only an Indian defeat will guarantee New Zealand's survival.
Group FThe permutations for this group are far more straightforward. Bangladesh have been knocked out of the competition after losing to Sri Lanka while Pakistan have cemented a semi-final berth by winning against Sri Lanka and Australia with a game in hand against Bangladesh. Australia and Sri Lanka are level on two points each and their match on Thursday will be a virtual quarter-final.