Pakistan will face New Zealand within the semi-finals of the T20 World Cup 2022 after India beat Zimbabwe by 71 runs of their final T20 World Cup 2022 Tremendous 12 conflict on the Melbourne Cricket Floor (MCG) on Sunday.
Pakistan will lock horns with final yr’s runners-up on the Sydney Cricket Floor on Wednesday, November 9.
After the Netherlands surprisingly beat South Africa earlier on Sunday, the inexperienced shirts wanted to beat Bangladesh. The Males in Inexperienced beat Bangladesh by 5 wickets on the Adelaide Oval, reserving their spot within the final 4 of the occasion.
In the meantime, India will lock horns with England within the second semi-final of the mega occasion on the Adelaide Oval on Thursday, November 10.
The Males in Blue posted an enormous 186 runs on the scoreboard earlier than bowling out Zimbabwe for 115 in 17.2 overs.
In pursuit of the goal, the African aspect’s batting line-up crumbled. Nonetheless, Sikandar Raza and Ryan Burl fought again with first rate knocks.
Raza, who has been sensational on this yr’s occasion, scored 34 runs in 24 balls earlier than getting out to Hardik Pandya, whereas Burl was bowled out by R Ashwin after he bagged 35 runs.
Wesley Madhvere and Regis Chakabava had been despatched again with out scoring any runs.
Ashwin claimed three wickets for India, and Pandya and Mohammad Shami claimed two wickets every. In the meantime, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Axar Patel, and Arshdeep Singh bagged one wicket every.
Earlier, primary T20I batter Suryakumar Yadav led India to a good rating of 186-5 with yet one more excellent efficiency, this time an unbeaten 61 from 25 deliveries.
Within the 12th over of the innings, when India was 87/2, he strolled in to bat and instantly began to attain runs. Though the opposite middle-order batters struggled to get going, Yadav hit six fours and 4 sixes all through his magnificent effort.
KL Rahul additionally performed a improbable inning for India, scoring 51 from 35 deliveries.
Within the wake of South Africa’s defeat to the Netherlands earlier within the day, India has already superior to the semifinals. Nonetheless, they’d nonetheless goal to win this recreation to take first place in Group 2 and safe a matchup with England within the semifinals.