Two matches, two last-ball misfortunes. That is the means by which Pakistan sent off their T20 World Cup crusade.
Finalists in 2007, victors in 2009 and enduring competitors for the T20 crown, Pakistan fixed one more startling competition rebound by beating Bangladesh by five wickets on Sunday and arriving at the last-four where they will take on either New Zealand or Britain.
It isn’t whenever that Pakistan first have scratched through to the take out phases of a competition like this.
After losing their first 2 matches of this T20 World Cup, Pakistan qualify for the semifinals from group 2.
Pakistan cricket dil mai aati hai, samajh mai nahi
— Rehan Ulhaq (@Rehan_ulhaq) November 6, 2022
Interpretation: We love Pakistan cricket yet can’t grasp it.
Both their Reality Cup wins (50-over design in 1992 and 2009 World T20) came on the rear of late floods and different outcomes turning out well for them.
In 1992, Pakistan won only one of their initial five games and proceeded to win the competition. In 2009, Pakistan lost their most memorable gathering match as well as the initial Very Eight game yet wound up champions.
Previous Pakistan batsman Bazid Khan, who was commentating during the present match, referred to these two competitions when he said “fates line up again for Pakistan and they’re in the elimination rounds”.
Quick bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi created a game dominating execution of four wickets for 22 runs and repeated the feelings of Pakistan fans and players who are trusting their group will end the competition on another high.
“We are exceptionally cheerful. We’ve played perfect. Presently, we are anticipating the last,” he said after Pakistan’s success.