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Pakistan vs New Zealand T20 World Cup 2022: Afridi strikes, Allen back to stands in the first over

Business Today Desk Nov 09, 2022, Updated Nov 09, 2022, 5:00 PM IST

Babar Azam's Pakistan are playing Kane Williamson-led New Zealand in the first semi-final of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2022 in Sydney on Wednesday. New Zealand have won the toss and have elected to bat first.

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson has decided to bat first against Pakistan in the first semi-final match at Sydney Cricket Ground on November 9. New Zealand captain Kane Williamson has decided to bat first against Pakistan in the first semi-final match at Sydney Cricket Ground on November 9.

Group 2 second seeder Pakistan are playing  Group 1's topper New Zealand in the first semi-final of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2022 in Sydney on Wednesday. New Zealand have won the toss and have elected to bat first. As per ICC records, Pakistan and New Zealand have faced each other thrice in World Cup semis in different formats. The first one was in 1992 ODI World Cup, second was 1999 ODI World Cup and the third one was 2007 T20 World Cup. New Zealand have made it to the T20 World Cup semifinal level four times, but haven’t won the trophy. They ended as the runners-up in the last edition in 2021.

 

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Pakistan vs New Zealand, T20 World Cup Semifinal 1: Pakistan beat New Zealand by 7 wickets to qualify for finals

Posted by :- Basudha Das

Babar Azam's Pakistan has made it to the finals after beating New Zealand by 7 wickets. Trent Boult struck again and opening batsman Mohammad Rizwan went down after being caught off a high full toss in the deep. In the last over, Pakistan lost Mohammad Haris, and were Pakistan 151/3 in 19 overs. In the last over, they needed just 2 runs to win the semifinal match. 

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Pakistan vs New Zealand, T20 World Cup Semifinal 1: Pakistan need 26 runs in 24 balls

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Pakistan vs New Zealand, T20 World Cup Semifinal 1: Pak skipper Babar Azam out, but team comfortable to win

Posted by :- Basudha Das

After scoring his best score of 50 runs in this tournament, Pakistan skipper Babar Azam falls for 53. Trent Boult lands the breakthrough. But Pakistan is at 105/1 in 12.4 Overs, and are chasing 153 runs.  

4:13 PM (2 weeks ago)

Pakistan vs New Zealand, T20 World Cup Semifinal 1: Pakistan scores 87 runs in 10 overs

Posted by :- Basudha Das

New Zealand spinners are doing a decent job but perhaps it is not enough against Pakistan. Pakistan now needs 58 runs in 56 balls. 

3:51 PM (2 weeks ago)

Pakistan vs New Zealand, T20 World Cup Semifinal 1: Pakistan scores 55 runs in 6 overs

Posted by :- Basudha Das

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Pakistan vs New Zealand, T20 World Cup Semifinal 1: New Zealand score 152 in 20 runs

Posted by :- Basudha Das

Pakistan dominated New Zealand after they lost early wickets. Pakistan will now have to score 153 runs in 20 overs, which looks achievable for the Men in Green. 

3:12 PM (2 weeks ago)

Pakistan vs New Zealand, T20 World Cup Semifinal 1: Final over now on. New Zealand now at 144/4 after 19 overs

Posted by :- Basudha Das

Daryl Mitchell scores 50 runs. The run rate is 7.6 runs per over.  

2:59 PM (2 weeks ago)

Pakistan vs New Zealand, T20 World Cup Semifinal 1: New Zealand loses skipper Kane Williamson. Score is 123/4

Posted by :- Basudha Das

Shaheen Afridi strikes again. Skipper Kane Williamson is out for 46 off 42 balls. After 17 overs, the score is 123/4.

2:50 PM (2 weeks ago)

Pakistan vs New Zealand T20 World Cup 2022: New Zealand stabilise innings, score 106 runs in 15 overs

Posted by :- Basudha Das

The current partnership between Kane Williamson and Daryl Mitchell are trying to stabilised the innings. After 15 overs, the score is 106/3 . Shaheen Shah Afridi back into the attack.

2:28 PM (2 weeks ago)

Pakistan vs New Zealand, Semifinal 1: New Zealand reach halfway mark, scores 59/3 in 10 Overs

Posted by :- Basudha Das

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Pakistan vs New Zealand, Semifinal 1: New Zealand are 3 down at 49/3, struggling with slow run rate

Posted by :- Basudha Das

Bowler Mohammad Nawaz gave Pakistan another breakthrough after dismissing Glenn Phillips for 6 runs. New Zealand are three down for 49 runs in 8.0 overs. 

2:11 PM (2 weeks ago)

Pakistan vs New Zealand T20 World Cup 2022: Devon Conway RUN OUT by Shadab Khan

Posted by :- Basudha Das

A direct-hit by Shadab Khan helps Pakistan to get another wicket of Devon Conway, who was at 21 runs. After 7 overs, New Zealand is at 44/2.

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Pakistan vs New Zealand T20 World Cup 2022: After 5 overs, New Zealand is at 30/1

Posted by :- Basudha Das

With Devon Conway and skipper Kane Williamson on the crease, New Zealand's score after 5.0 overs is 30-1. 

1:52 PM (2 weeks ago)

Pakistan vs New Zealand T20 World Cup 2022: Afridi strikes, Allen back to stands in the first over

Posted by :- Basudha Das

Opting to bat first, New Zealand scored a quick four on the first delivery. But bowler Shaheen Afridi delivered a blow and dismissed Finn Allen on the third ball of the first over. After an early blow in the 1st over, New Zealand's score read at 6/1. Kane Williamson came to the crease after Allen's dismissal.