New Zealand will clash against Pakistan in the first semifinal of the T20 World Cup 2022 on 9th November 2022. The match will be held at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney. The contest will start at 1:30 PM IST.
New Zealand have been clinical so far in the tournament. They have looked complete in their bowling attack and the batsmen have complimented each other very well. Pakistan on the other hand got a wild card entry in the semifinal as South Africa lost against Netherlands. Confidence will be high in the Pakistan side and they can be lethal on their day and blow away the opposition. This promises to be an exciting contest with two teams having exciting bowlers in their lineup.
Match: New Zealand vs Pakistan
Venue: Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
Date and Time: November 9, 1:30 PM IST
Telecast & Live Streaming: Star Sports Network and Hotstar
The pitch is very good for batting. Fast bowlers get turn on this wicket initially but afterward batsmen love batting on this wicket. Long boundaries mean that lots of singles and doubles are seen on the wicket.
PROBABLE PLAYING XI
Finn Allen, Devon Conway, Kane Williamson (capt), Glenn Phillips, Daryll Mitchell, James Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi, Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boult
Mohammad Rizwan, Babar Azam (capt), Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Haris, Shan Masood, Iftikhar Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Wasim, Naseem Shah, Haris Rauf, Shaheen Afridi
Any team can win on the given day. If Pakistan is able to counter the initial few overs with bat, they can win the match.
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