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#PAKvsSA: Play resumes after rain in Sydney

Under the Duckworth-Lewis method, South Africa is 16 runs behind.

The match between Pakistan and South Africa in the Super 12 stage of the ICCT Twenty World Cup was stopped due to rain at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

  • Current RR: 7.66
  • Required RR: 10.63
  • Last 5 ov (RR): 33/2 (6.60)
  • Forecaster Win Probability: SA 8.33% • PAK 91.67%

Under the Duckworth-Lewis method, South Africa was 16 runs behind.

Under the Duckworth-Lewis method, South Africa needed 84 runs for four wickets in 9 overs.

Chasing 186 runs, the South African team continues to bat as Shaheen Shah Afridi dismissed Riley Rossouw and Quinton de Kock early on to complete 50 wickets in T20I cricket.

Playing the crucial match, national captain Babar Azam won the toss and invited South Africa to the field.

The green team scored 185 runs in the allotted 20 overs. Played a key role.

At the beginning of the innings, Muhammad Rizwan hit a four and was bowled by Wayne Parnell after scoring 4 runs.

After that, Muhammad Haris played a smoky inning of 28 runs off 11 balls, which included 3 sixes and 2 fours.

Captain Babar Azam scored 6, Shaan Masood 2, and Mohammad Nawaz scored 28 runs and returned to the pavilion.

Iftikhar Ahmed and Shadab Khan managed the score for the Pakistani team, both of them played innings of 51 and 52 runs respectively.

Apart from this, Wasim Jr. got out for zero, Haris scored 3 runs while Naseem Shah remained not out for 5 runs.

A change has been made in the national cricket team for the match against South Africa, Mohammad Haris has been made a part of the playing XI in place of Fakhr Zaman.

Pakistan cricket team including captain Babar Azam, vice-captain Shadab Khan, Muhammad Rizwan, Shan Masood, Iftikhar Ahmed, Muhammad Haris, Muhammad Nawaz, Muhammad Wasim Jr., Shaheen Shah Afridi, Naseem Shah, and Haris Rauf are included in the team.

India’s win over Bangladesh in the T20 World Cup yesterday made Pakistan’s chances of reaching the semi-finals more difficult.

In Group 2 of the ongoing T20 World Cup in Australia, India has won 3 out of 4 matches and got 6 points, while South Africa has 5 points in three matches, and the Pakistan team has only got 2 points in three matches.

If Pakistan wins today’s match, it will have 4 points in 4 matches, while South Africa will have 5 points and India will have 6 points.

Saman Siddiqui

Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.

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