Pakistan won second time in T20 World Cup , defeated New Zealand by 5 wickets
Pakistan defeated New Zealand by 5 wickets in the ICC T20 World Cup match played at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium here on Tuesday. Electing to bat after losing the toss here, New Zealand’s team scored 134 runs for 8 wickets. In response, Pakistan chased down the target and completed the target in 18.4 overs for the loss of 5 wickets.
The team won once again due to the excellent partnership of Shoaib Malik (26), Asif Ali (27), who was the hero of the match. Pakistan won the tournament for the second time in a row.
For New Zealand, Ish Sodhi took the highest two wickets, while Trent Boult, James Neesham, Mitchell Santner took one wicket each.
Chasing the target on the slow pitch of Sharjah, the start of the Pakistan team was also not good, captain Babar Azam scored 9 runs with the help of a four and returned to the pavilion after being clean bowled by Tim Southee. In this way, Pakistan scored 30 runs for the loss of one wicket in the power play. Meanwhile, Mohammad Rizwan kept on keeping on the crease to increase Pakistan’s innings.
Shortly after this, Fakhar Zaman batted well and hit a tremendous six off Sodhi’s ball, but in the same over, Sodhi made Zaman (11) his victim. Mohammad Hafeez, who came to bat at number four, was dismissed after a brilliant catch by Conway. After this, soon Rizwan was also dismissed by Sodhi after scoring 33 runs off 34 balls with the help of five fours. After this, Malik Ali played till the end and gave a spectacular victory to the team. There was a successful 48-run partnership between the two in this match.
Earlier, after losing the toss, opting to bat first, the New Zealand team started very poorly on the slow pitch of Sharjah, the team scored 42 runs for the loss of one wicket in the power play. Meanwhile, Rauf dismissed Martin Guptill early on. After this, Daryl Mitchell scored 27 runs in 20 balls with the help of one four and two sixes and was dismissed by Wasim. James Neesham, who came to bat at number four, was soon sent to the pavilion by Hafeez.
Due to the tremendous bowling of Pakistan, the run rate of the New Zealand team continued to fall. But captain Kane Williamson remained on the Devon Conway ground, there was a 34-run partnership between these two. Williamson was then run out after scoring 25 runs. After this, Conway (27), Glenn Phillips (13) Tim Seifert (8) scored runs to take the team’s score to 134 runs. For Pakistan, Haris Rauf took the maximum four wickets, while Imad Wasim Mohammad Hafeez took one wicket each. Shaheen Shah Afridi, the hero of the last match, had to be satisfied with one wicket in this match.Scream Can Make You Mentally Fit, You Will Be Surprised To Know How? OMG! Sleeping While Sitting Can Cause Death, Know In Detail Here Men Must Read : These Vitamins And Minerals Are Beneficial For You To Fight Against Diseases Why You Should Not Keep Mobile Phone In The Pocket Of Pants, Know This Surprising Reason