T20 world cup 2022: Pakistan had to sweat even for a small target, beat Netherlands to register first win

New Delhi. The Pakistan cricket team finally got its first victory in the ICC T20 World Cup. Against the Netherlands on Sunday, the team opened the account of points in the tournament with a 6-wicket win. The team of Netherlands, who came to bat first, could only make 91 runs for 9 wickets. Chasing a small target, Pakistan’s team achieved it by losing 4 wickets in 13.5 overs.

Babar flops, Rizwan shines

Babar Azam, the captain of the Pakistan team, who came out chasing the target of just 92 runs, failed again. After scoring 4 runs in 5 balls, the captain returned after being run out. Mohammad Rizwan took over the Pakistan team along with Fakhar Zaman. Fakhar lost his wicket after scoring 20 off 16 balls, Rizwan was dismissed after scoring 49 off 39 balls. Iftikhar Ahmed led the team to victory. Brandon Glover took 2 wickets for 22 runs for the Netherlands. Paul Van got a breakthrough.

Brilliant performance by bowlers

Pakistan’s bowlers performed brilliantly against the Netherlands and managed to restrict the team below 100 runs. Shadab Khan took 3 wickets for 22 runs in 4 overs while Mohammad Wasim got 2 wickets. Shaheen Afridi, Naseem Shah and Hasir Rauf got 1-1 success. Calling Auckman scored the highest 27 runs for the Netherlands, while captain Scott Edward scored 15 runs.

Pakistan got relief after victory

Pakistan team was defeated by India in the first match. After this, Zimbabwe’s team also upset after beating in a close match. The team’s win against the Netherlands gave it the first point. To reach the semi-finals, the team has to pray for India’s victory while winning all the remaining matches ahead of them.

Tags: Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan, T20 World Cup, T20 World Cup 2022

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button