Pakistan beat New Zealand in the T20 World Cup semi-finals in Sydney on Tuesday to go to the final on Wednesday. Pakistan defeated New Zealand by seven wickets in the T20 World Cup final in Australia, reaching the event’s final for the third time.
Earlier, in the first semi-final of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in Sydney, New Zealand set a goal of 153 runs for Pakistan. During the semi-final match in Sydney, the New Zealand captain won the toss and chose to bat against Pakistan. The Black Caps only scored 152 runs for the loss of four wickets in 20 overs.
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Shaheen dismissed opener Finn Allen for 4 runs in the opening over of New Zealand’s innings, while Shadab ran out Devon Conway on the penultimate ball of the sixth over. Mohammad Nawaz caught and bolded Glenn Phillips, who only managed to score six runs. Kane Williamson, the skipper, performed admirably, scoring 46 runs off 42 balls. In the 17th over, Shaheen Shah Afridi sent him back to the pavilion.
Despite having seven wickets in hand at the start of the sequence, Pakistan has only given 54 runs off the last six overs of the innings. New Zealand is known for its quick finishes, whilst Pakistan is known for keeping teams in check at the death. Pakistan’s death bowling seemed to have beaten New Zealand’s batting in this match.
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