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The number 5 batsman again came as a troubleshooter for Pakistan, played an unmatched innings

Highlights

Pakistan’s middle order batsman Iftikhar saved his shame
Brilliant innings played against India and South Africa first

New Delhi. In the ICC T20 World Cup, Pakistan’s team entered into a do or die match against South Africa. The start of the team remained the same as it has been in this tournament so far. The top 4 batsmen returned cheaply but the number 5 batsman played an innings that brought Pakistan back in the match.

Pakistan’s team scored 185 runs for 9 wickets against South Africa on Thursday. Iftikhar’s half-century innings was the most important in reaching this score. He also got good support from Shadab Khan in the lower order at the other end. Batting first, the team had suffered 4 setbacks on the score of 43 runs, but from here the Pakistan team made a comeback and reached a score worth fighting.

Another fighting innings from Iftikhar

At the beginning of the tournament, Iftikhar played an innings of 51 runs against India, on the basis of which the team was able to reach the team with a respectable score. After the fall of 4 wickets for 96 runs, the team made a score of 159 runs. This batsman played an innings of 51 runs off 34 balls. Now after falling for 4 for 43 against South Africa, he scored runs and saved the team from going into an embarrassing situation once again.

Iftikhar’s two partnerships saved the team

After losing 4 wickets cheaply against South Africa, Iftikhar combined with Mohammad Nawaz for the first 5th wicket, adding 52 runs, took the team out of trouble. After this, sharing of 82 runs for the sixth wicket with Shadab Khan made an important contribution in taking the team to the big score.

Tags: Babar Azam, Iftikhar Ahmed, T20 World Cup, T20 World Cup 2022

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