T20 World Cup 2022 PAK vs NZ : Fast bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi bowled amazingly in the match played between New Zealand and Pakistan in the semi-final of the T20 World Cup 2022. Whenever the team needed Shaheen Afridi took wickets to Pakistan. It is not only about this match, Shaheen has shown excellent bowling in all the Must Win matches played so far in the T20 World Cup 2022. After returning from injury, Shaheen Shah was not visible in his rhythm in the first few matches, so questions started being raised on him, but now he has almost regained the same form, for which he is known and recognized. Huh. Against New Zealand, Shaheen gave only 24 runs in four overs and also managed to take two wickets. This was the reason that New Zealand’s team could only score 152 runs in 20 overs and could not make a big score.
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Pakistan got a crushing defeat from Team India and Zimbabwe
After the Pakistan team lost its two opening matches of the T20 World Cup 2022, it was believed that it is now almost difficult for the team to go to the semi-finals. But even after this, Pakistan had three matches left. Pakistan had to win its matches, as well as depend on the victories and defeats of other teams. Pakistan won all their three matches. The Netherlands, South Africa and Bangladesh were first beaten. On the other hand, South African team, a strong contender for going to the semi-finals, was defeated by a team considered weak like Netherlands. This gave a new life to Pakistan’s team and also cleared the way for them to go to the semi-finals. Shaheen Shah Afridi also contributed a lot in the last three matches that Pakistan has played.
Fast bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi found his rhythm back
To stay in the semi-final race, Pakistan had to beat South Africa at any cost. In this match, Shaheen Shah Afridi took three wickets for only 14 runs and made the team’s way to victory easy. On the day Pakistan and Bangladesh had a match, the Netherlands had defeated South Africa in the morning itself and after that Pakistan also had to win their match. Against Bangladesh, Shaheen Shah Afridi took four wickets for 22 runs and gave the team an entry into the semi-finals. At the same time, to go to the final today, Pakistan had to beat New Zealand. In this match too, Shaheen took two wickets and spent only 24 runs.
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