Pakistan Win Satire: Pakistan defeated New Zealand in the first semi-final of the T20 World Cup. The result of this knockout match did not match with the journey of both the teams in this tournament so far. According to the current form and the journey so far in the World Cup, New Zealand should have won this match. First of all, the Pakistani team was not fully entitled to reach the semi-finals. Even if it has reached by the grace of the above, the performance of the Super 12 stage does not at all indicate that he deserves the victory. This is the reason why New Zealand’s defeat at the hands of Pakistan in the first semi-final is being considered as the biggest upset of the T20 World Cup on social media.
In the Super 12 stage of the T20 World Cup, Pakistan started the campaign with a defeat. They were defeated by Arch Rivals India by 4 wickets in the first match held at Melbourne Cricket Ground. After this, the Zimbabwe team, which came in the Super 12 by qualifying Pakistan, also defeated. In this match, Pakistan could not even score 4 runs in the last 4 balls to win. Despite such performances, it is no less than an upset to beat Group 1 table topper team New Zealand in the semi-finals.
Pakistan captain Babar Azam scored a total of 39 runs in 5 matches of the Super 12 stage. At the same time, Mohammad Rizwan also yearned for an innings. But in the semi-final match, these two batsmen suddenly woke up from their sleep. On the basis of luck, the Pakistani team, which reached the semi-finals, made both of them wrestlers against New Zealand playing like champions till now. The way Babar and Rizwan put up their fifties in this match, it did not seem at all that both of them were facing such poor form in the World Cup so far. This change was nothing short of a miracle. Even captain Babar himself had said after the October 27 loss against Zimbabwe that his team did not deserve to reach the semi-finals. But on 9 November, Pakistan became the first finalist.
Now Pakistan will face the winner of the second semi-final between India and England. If the Indian team wins in the match to be held at the Adelaide Oval, then there can be a lottery of crores of fans. They can once again get to see the great India-Pakistan match.
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