T20 WC 2022 Semifinal: Pakistan beat New Zealand by 7 wickets to make it to the final, maybe India vs Pakistan in the final: Pakistan made history by defeating New Zealand at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Today Pakistan qualified for the final of the T20 World for the first time since 2009. This was Pakistan’s fourth World Cup semi-final against New Zealand, before this New Zealand and Pakistan faced each other twice in the ODI World Cup (1992 and 1999) and twice in the T20 World Cup (2002 and 2022).
Playing 11 of Pakistan and New Zealand
Pakistan|Playing 11: Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Babar Azam (c), Mohammad Haris, Shan Masood, Iftikhar Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Naseem Shah, Haris Rauf, Shaheen Afridi
New Zealand|Playing 11: Finn Allen, Devon Conway (wk), Kane Williamson (c), Glenn Phillips, Daryl Mitchell, James Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi, Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boult
Pakistan defeated New Zealand by seven wickets in the first semi-final match. The New Zealand skipper won the toss and elected to bat first, Scoring 152 runs for four wickets. For New Zealand, Darrell Mitchell scored the highest run 53 in 35 balls and Kane Williamson scored 46 for New Zealand. Shaheen Afridi took two wickets for Pakistan while Mohammad Nawaz gets one wicket.
Chasing 153 runs, the opening pair Babar and Rizwan gave Pakistan a great start. Both of them made a partnership of 105 runs for the first wicket and laid the foundation for Pakistan’s victory. Babar scored 53 and Rizwan scored 57. In the end, Haris Rauf played an innings of 30 runs to take Pakistan to victory. Trent Boult took two wickets for New Zealand.
Player of the Match: Mohammad Rizwan
Maybe India vs Pakistan in the final
Pakistan’s team has reached the final of the T20 World Cup for the first time since 2009. Now in the final match, Pakistan will face the winner of the match between India and England. If India is able to beat England, then we all will soon get to see the biggest competition in the cricket world.