Pakistan reached the final of T20 World Cup, defeated New Zealand by 7 wickets in an interesting match

The first finalists of the T20 World Cup have been decided. Pakistan’s team has directly entered the semi-finals after defeating New Zealand. Along with the winner of the second semi-final match between India and England, the Pakistan team will meet on 13 November at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. In the crucial match, New Zealand won the toss and decided to bat first. New Zealand’s team could only score 152 runs at the loss of 4 wickets. Pakistan needed 153 runs to win. Pakistan achieved this target at the loss of 3 wickets. Pakistan got off to a great start. Both the openers Mohammad Rizwan and Babar Azam scored half-centuries.

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Pakistan captain Babar Azam scored 53 runs in 42 balls which included 7 fours. New Zealand got the first blow on the score of 105 when Babar Azam was dismissed for 53 runs in Trent Boult. Mohammad Rizwan was also dismissed by Trent Boult. Pakistan had a very quick start.Mohammad Harish scored 30 runs.Earlier, Pakistan restricted New Zealand to 152 for four on the basis of the excellent performance of their bowlers led by Shaheen Shah Afridi. For New Zealand, Daryl Mitchell scored an unbeaten 53 off 35 balls and captain Kane Williamson scored 46 off 42 balls to take the score past 150. After an average performance in the group stage, the attitude of the Pakistani team, which reached the semi-finals on the basis of luck, was completely changed today. His bowlers performed disciplined and the fielding was also very prompt.

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Kiwi captain Kane Williamson’s decision to bat first after winning the toss proved to be wrong when Afridi gave him a blow in the first over itself. Haris Rauf, who came as the first change, gave away only four runs in his first over. New Zealand’s second wicket fell in the sixth over when Devon Conway, who seemed to be at the crease, was run out in an attempt to steal a quick run. In the next over, Glenn Phillips was sent to the pavilion by Mohammad Nawaz with a return catch. At this time New Zealand’s score was 49 for three in eight overs. Williamson and Mitchell then shared a 50-ball 68-run partnership for the fourth wicket.

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