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LIVE PAK vs NZ T20 World Cup semifinal Cricket Score and Updates: Pakistan storm into final, beat Kiwis by 7 wkts

Pakistan have history backing them as New Zealand have lost all their previous World Cup semifinals to them

Ronald ChettiarUpdated: Wednesday, November 09, 2022, 05:32 PM IST
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Pakistan skipper Babar Azam |
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09 November 2022 05:32 PM IST
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09 November 2022 05:32 PM IST

Pakistan sail into T20 World Cup final with a 7-wkt win over NZ. Shan Masood hits the winning runs as Pakistan reach an ICC final for the first time in 13 years. Pakistan achieved the target with five balls to spare with Babar Azam (53 off 42) and Mohammad Rizwan (57) sharing a 105-run stand for the opening wicket. Trent Boult (2-33) managed to grab two wickets, while Mitchell Santner (1-26) too accounted for one batter. Pakistan will to set up a final between the winner of India vs England 2nd semi-final at Adelaide tomorrow    

09 November 2022 05:32 PM IST

OUT! Rizwan 57 (43). Everything is happening in the middle. Rizwan is caught. But it is a no-ball, but then New Zealanders run him out at the non-striker's end anyway. There is confusion out there. Third umpire says it's a fair delivery. Rizwan is out caught. Pakistan 132-2

09 November 2022 05:32 PM IST

OUT! BabarAzam departs 53. Pakistan lose their first wicket. Babar tries to heave Bout over the deep mid-wicket boundary but hold out to Daryl Mitchell. Pakistan 105-1     

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Pakistan reached 55-0 in Powerplay. The highest score in the first 6 overs in the tournament. Babar Azam seems to have hit form as the Men in Green lookes set to overhaul the target with ease and storm into the final

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09 November 2022 05:32 PM IST

New Zealand post 152-4 in 20 overs as the Pakistan bowlers stuck to a disciplined line and length as they did not allow the Kiwis batsmen to free their arms. Daryl Mitchell hit an unbeaten 34-ball 53, while skipper Kane Williamson made 46 off 42 balls. For Pakistan, pace spearhead Shaheen Afridi grabbed two wickets, while Mohammad Nawaz took one        

09 November 2022 03:24 PM IST

A splendid half-century for Daryl Mitchell, his third in the T20I and second in the T20 World Cups. His crucial partnership with captain Kane Williamson to steady the Kiwis innings after early wickets       

09 November 2022 03:02 PM IST
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OUT! Kane Williamson 46 (42) departs. Big wicket for Pak. Shaheen Afridi break the dangerous-looking partnership. Kane tries to do a Suryakumar Yadav and is bolwed playing a sweep off a pacer. NZ 117-4    

09 November 2022 03:02 PM IST
09 November 2022 03:02 PM IST

A much-needed boost for Babar Azam & Co as former Pakistan skipper Imram Khan tweets wishes for the team 

09 November 2022 03:02 PM IST

OUT! Glenn Phillips 6 (8) departs. Mohammad Nawaz takes an easy caught & bowled. Massive wicket! Pitched on off and Phillips hits it straight back to the bowler. NZ 49-3 

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OUT! Conway 21 (20). Shadab Khan gets a direct-hit at the bowler's end as Kiwi batter go a risky single. Conway falls short. A freak wicket! NZ 38-2 

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OUT! Fin Allen departs early, Shaheen Shah Afridi strikes after missing out on the previous ball. Pitched middle and off. the ball swung a bit and Allen missed it completely. Third-umpire says out. NZ 4-1     

09 November 2022 03:02 PM IST

Pak captain Babar Azam: Even we would have batted first. Same team. We are confident as a team and we'll look to carry the momentum. They have quality players, we'll try to be calm. We are trying to focus on this game

09 November 2022 03:02 PM IST

NZ skipper Kane Williamson: We are gonna have a bat. Used surface, not much grass on it. We're going with the same team. Same pitch but different I reckon. It's important we adjust to those changing conditions and assess quickly. There are a few unknowns, important we stick to our plans. Our focus is on this game, what we want to do here and really try and express ourselves with the cricket that we've been playing.

09 November 2022 03:02 PM IST

Pakistan (playing XI): Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Babar Azam (C), Mohammad Haris, Shan Masood, Iftikhar Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Naseem Shah, Haris Rauf, Shaheen Afridi

09 November 2022 03:02 PM IST

New Zealand (playing XI): Finn Allen, Devon Conway (wk), Kane Williamson (c), Glenn Phillips, Daryl Mitchell, James Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi, Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boult

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New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson won the toss opted to bat  

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Pitch report by Danny Morrison & Shaun Pollock: The is no grass on the pitch and looks a good batting track. The track has seen two 200-plus scores. Its win the toss and bat first       

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Formidable New Zealand appear strong on paper, but they have to defy history against Pakistan. The Men in Green have history backing them as the Kiwis have lost all their previous World Cup semifinals to them in ODI (1992, 1999) and T20 (2007) formats

09 November 2022 12:42 PM IST

New Zealand: Kane Williamson (C), Martin Guptill, Finn Allen (wk), Glenn Phillips, Mark Chapman, Michael Bracewell, Mitchell Santner, Adam Milne, Ish Sodhi, Lockie Ferguson, Tim Southee, Devon Conway, Daryl Mitchell, James Neesham, Trent Boult

09 November 2022 12:42 PM IST

Pakistan: Babar Azam (C), Asif Ali, Haider Ali, Khushdil Shah, Shan Masood, Mohammad Haris, Iftikhar Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Haris Rauf, Mohammad Hasnain, Naseem Shah, Shaheen Afridi

09 November 2022 03:02 PM IST

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