T20 World Cup: Pakistan vs South Africa, Match 36, T20 World Cup 2022

Pakistan vs South Africa in a crucial match at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Thursday, November 3. The subcontinent side requires all two points to keep their semi-final aspirations alive. They will have their work cut out for them against a dangerous Proteas side that defeated India in their previous meeting to take the group lead with two games remaining.

  • Venue: Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
  • Date and Time: November 3, 01:00 PM
  • Telecast & Live Streaming: Star Sports Network

Pitch Report

Sydney’s surface is a batting paradise and one of the highest-scoring grounds in the country. To keep the hitters at bay on such a fast track, the bowlers must be disciplined. The side that wins the toss will likely bat first at the venue with the aim of amassing a massive total.

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Toss is very curious for both the teams, as Pakistan Won the Toss and Elected to bat first.


  1. Mohammad Rizwan
  2. Babar Azam (c)
  3. Mohammad Haris
  4. Shan Masood
  5. Iftikhar Ahmed
  6. Shadab Khan
  7. Mohammad Nawaz
  8. Mohammad Wasim
  9. Shaheen Shah Afridi
  10. Haris Rauf
  11. Naseem Shah

South Africa:

  1. Quinton de Kock
  2. Temba Bavuma (c)
  3. Rilee Rossouw
  4. Aiden Markram
  5. David Miller
  6. Tristan Stubbs
  7. Wayne Parnell
  8. Keshav Maharaj
  9. Kagiso Rabada
  10. Anrich Nortje
  11. Lungi Ngidi

1st Inning Pakistan Batting

1st over, Pakistan 4-1

2nd over, Pakistan 21-1

3rd over, Pakistan 27-1

4th over, Pakistan 31-1

5th over, Pakistan  40-2

6th over, Pakistan 42-3

7th over, Pakistan 43-4

8th over, Pakistan 50-4

9th over, Pakistan 55-4

10th over, Pakistan 68-4

11th over, Pakistan 71-4

12th over, Pakistan 82-4

13th over, Pakistan 95-5

14th over, Pakistan 105-5

15th over, Pakistan 120-6

16th over, Pakistan 135-5

17th over, Pakistan 148-5

18th over, Pakistan 159-5

19th over, Pakistan 177-7

20th over, Pakistan 185-9

Ist Inning Summary

Pakistan finishes at 185 with 9 wickets. What a power Knock by Harris at the top of the order making 28 runs on just 11 balls, smashing Rabada and every single delivery from the south African bowler given in his arc. while all other Players fail to contribute as wickets are falling on a regular basis but a Partnership between Shadab & Iftikhar hurts South Africa a lot & helps Pakistan to set a big total as Shadab hits 52 of just 22 balls with  3 Boundaries & 4 Sixes, On another hand, Iftikhar plays a blinder in this pressure situation, he hits 51 runs off 34 balls with 3 boundaries and 2 Sixes. these 2 players get the scoreboard kicking. they have taken each & every single Bowler downtown. As a result, Pakistan fishes things off at 185 for 9. Hopes are still alive for Pakistan to qualify for the semi-finals.

South Africa needs 186 to win over Pakistan & get 2 points to top the table to make a safe place for themselves in the semi-finals.

2nd Inning South Africa Batting

1st over, South Africa 1-1

2nd over, South Africa 15-1

3rd over, South Africa 16-2

4th over, South Africa 36-2

5th over, South Africa 39-2

6th over, South Africa 48-2

7th over, South Africa 65-2

8th over, South Africa 67-4

9th over, South Africa 69-4

Oh Noooo, Hellooo, what’s going on here? The rain stopped playing & South Africa are 16 runs behind according to the DLS method.

10th over, South Africa 83-4 (14 over by DLS)

11th over, South Africa 95-5 (14 over by DLS)

12th over, South Africa 99-6 (14 over by DLS)

13th over, South Africa 101-7 (14 over by DLS)

14th over, South Africa 108-9 (14 over by DLS) last over

What a win by Pakistan with the margin of 33 runs over Unbeaten South Africa & gets 2 points to make it 4 points at the points table, hopes are still alive for Pakistan to make it possible for the semi-final.

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