Pakistan beat South Africa by 33 runs on DLS method
T20 world cup, PAK vs SA, Highlights: Nice knocks by Iftikhar Ahmed and Shadab Khan, followed by a three-wicket haul by Shaheen Afridi, guided pakistan to a 33-run convert south africa, in a very rain-curtailed Super twelve cluster two match, of the continued T20 world cup. Opted to bat 1st, West Pakistan featured a fast fall of wickets however Iftikhar and Shadab anchored the innings and took the team’s total to 185/9 in 20.0 overs.
For African nation, Anrich Nortje was the decide among the bowlers as he scalped four wickets. Chasing 186, African nation lost four wickets before the rain interrupted the sport and also the target got revised to fourteen2 in 14.0 overs. Later, West Pakistan bundled out the Proteas at 108 and claimed the ending by thirty three runs, to stay their semi-finals hope alive. (SCORECARD)
If South Africa loses to the Dutch at the Adelaide Oval, Pakistan has to win their game against Bangladesh at the same venue later that day. In that case, Pakistan will go through to the semi-finals as South Africa would be on five points and Pakistan will get to six points.
If South Africa beats the Netherlands, India loses to Zimbabwe at MCG and Pakistan manages to beat Bangladesh, Babar Azam and co. can get through to the semifinals as their NRR (+1.117) is better than India’s (+0.730). If the above happens, both teams will end up with six points each and South Africa will top the table with seven.
Pakistan vs South Africa, T20 World Cup 2022 Playing 11’s:
South Africa XI: Quinton DE Kock(w), Temba Bavuma(c), Rilee Rossouw, Aiden Markram, Heinrich Klaasen, fictional character Stubbs, Wayne Charles Stewart Parnell, Kagiso Rabada, piece of cloth Ngidi, Anrich Nortje, Tabraiz Shamsi
Pakistan XI: Mohammed Rizwan(w), fictitious character Azam(c), Mohammed Haris, Tai Long Masood, Iftikhar Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Mohammed Nawaz, Mohammed Wasim boy, Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf, Naseem crowned head.
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