T20 World Cup: Pakistan advances to the semifinals after Bangladesh gets beaten

T20 World Cup: Bangladesh defeated, Pakistan in semi-finals

By beating Bangladesh by five wickets in the ICCT20 World Cup Group Two match, Pakistan advanced to the semifinals.

The semi-final matchup between Pakistan and New Zealand is anticipated.

With the loss of five wickets, the Green Shirts were able to reach their goal of 128 runs in the 19th over. Shaan Masood had 24 runs and was still running. Nasim Ahmed, who bowled four overs for Bangladesh, claimed one wicket while conceding 14 runs. Shaheen Shah Afridi's outstanding bowling earned him the title of game's best bowler.

Bangladesh won the toss and decided to bat first in the match on Sunday that was played in Adelaide, but that decision did not go well. In 20 overs, Bangladesh scored 127 runs while losing eight wickets.

For Bangladesh, Najam Hussain Shanto scored 54 runs, and Afif Hussain stood out with 24 runs. Shadab Khan and Shaheen Shah Afridi each grabbed two wickets for Pakistan.

The Green Shirts' advancement to the semifinals was significantly aided by the Netherlands' victory over South Africa.

Mohammad Haris played aggressively in the field.

Pakistan's approach this time around was defensive as they sought to get 128 runs. Mohammad Rizwan and Babar Azam seemed to be having trouble with the Bangladeshi bowlers. In the tenth over, Pakistan achieved their 50 runs.


Babar Azam, who has so far failed to produce a memorable World Cup inning. Naseem Ahmed attempted to strike the ball in this game as well after scoring 25 runs off of 33 balls by taking a catch at short third man.

Muhammad Rizwan grabbed a catch from Ibadat Hussain in the very next over after originally receiving another opportunity as a result of wicketkeeper Noorul Hasan losing the ball. He hit two fours and a six in his 32 runs off 32 balls.

The spinners from Bangladesh sent Mohammad Nawaz down one run, and he appeared to be having trouble. In an effort to gain an advantage, he made four runs off 11 balls and was eventually run out by Latin Das' excellent throw.

Mohammad Haris, who was playing in his second World Cup game and had a significant impact on the team's triumph over South Africa with his aggressive innings, was able to relieve the strain on the squad in this match as well. He was caught out trying to strike the ball off Shakib Al Hasan after scoring 31 runs off 18 balls with the aid of two sixes and a four.

Iftikhar Ahmed failed to strike the target despite being only two runs away from it.

Failure of Bangladesh's batting line

Liton Das and Najamul Hussain Shanto of Bangladesh confidently began the innings. However, Shaheen Shah Afridi, who is regaining his form with each game, grabbed the wicket as soon as he did in the previous game. After hitting Shaheen for a magnificent six on a short delivery, Litan Das was promptly caught by Shaan Masood.


Soumya Sarkar and Najamul Hussain joined their squad on the pitch after the initial defeat to cheer them on. They put together a partnership of 52 runs before Soumya grabbed a catch off a Shadab Khan delivery. Shakib Al Hasan was likewise lbw by Shadab on the following ball.

Shadab Khan first dropped Najamul Hussain Shanto off Mohammad Sam, but Shanto made the most of the situation by scoring 54 runs off 48 balls and seven fours. Iftikhar Ahmed bowled the ball to him.


The Pakistani pacers bowled efficiently in the final few overs and prevented the Bangladeshi batsmen from having a chance to bat. Mossadegh Hussain was struck on his in-swing by Shaheen Shah Afridi, who kept up his strong bowling. He also caught out Noorul Hasan in the same over.

The tail-enders for Bangladesh appeared powerless against Shaheen's bowling. In addition, he caught out Tasin Ahmad in his final over, giving him a total of four wickets for the game.

Nasim Ahmed, who had scored seven runs and was caught by Haris Rauf, was the eighth player to be taken out.

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