T20 World Cup 2022: Pakistan will face South Africa today, know what is the meaning of this match
Pakistan vs South Africa: South Africa and Pakistan (Pakistan vs South Africa) will clash today in the T20 World Cup 2022 (T20 WC 2022). Both the teams will face-off at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) at 1.30 pm. In this match, South Africa’s team will go with the intention of securing the semi-final ticket. At the same time, Pakistan would like to win this match at any cost to maintain its semi-final hopes.
No team has reached the semi-finals from Group-2 so far. So this match is very important. If the Pakistan team loses here, then the path to the semi-finals will be closed for them. South Africa will reach the semi-finals and either India or Bangladesh will have a chance to go ahead. Bangladesh will also be able to reach the semi-finals if they beat Pakistan by a good margin in the next match and the Indian team loses to Zimbabwe. Well, this situation seems impossible. That is, if Pakistan loses today, then Team India will almost reach the semi-finals.
If Pakistan wins this match, then South Africa will also have to wait for the next match to reach the semi-finals. The Proteas team has to play the last match against Netherlands. South Africa’s team will easily confirm their place by winning from the Netherlands. At the same time, if the Indian team defeats Zimbabwe, then it will also reach the semi-finals. In such a situation, Pakistan can be out even after winning today’s match. But if the Indian team loses to Zimbabwe and Pakistan’s team beat Bangladesh by a good margin, then it can reach the semi-finals.
Pakistan’s upper hand in T20 World Cup
In the T20 World Cup, there have been three matches between South Africa and Pakistan so far, all three matches have been won by Pakistan. In such a situation, according to the previous record, Pakistan’s upper hand seems to be heavy. Although looking at the current performance, South Africa’s team is in tremendous rhythm. Its batsmen and bowlers are playing their respective roles well. On the contrary, the Pakistan team has been seen struggling a lot in batting.
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