T20 World Cup 2022: Pakistan Beat Netherlands By 6 Wickets

T20 World Cup 2022: Pakistan Beat Netherlands By 6 Wickets

ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 29th Match, Super 12 Group 2 – Pakistan register their first win in the Group by beating the Netherlands by 6 wickets.

Netherland won the toss and opted to bat first. The Netherlands’ Innings was winded up just for only 91 runs in their allotted 20 overs. No batsman could score good innings that challenged the Pakistani batsman.

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Ackermann and Edwards (captain & wicket-keeper) were the only 2 batsmen who reached double figures while batting. Ackermann scored 27 runs from 27 balls while Edwards scored 15 runs facing 20 balls. Barring these two, no other batsmen contributed to the Netherlands’ total to challenge the Pakistan team.

Pakistani bowlers Shadab Khan took 3 wickets conceiving 22 runs while Mohammad Wasim Jr claimed 2 wickets for 15 runs. Shaheen Afridi, Naseem Shah, and Haris Rauf took 1 wicket each.

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Chasing a small total of 92 runs to win, Pakistani opener Mohammad Rizwan fell short of 1 run in reaching his half-century. He was caught by Edwards after scoring 49 runs from just 39 balls. Fakhar Zaman scored 20 runs and contributed his term with the bat.

However, Pakistan chased the target in just 13.5 overs by losing 4 wickets. Netherland bowler Brandon Glover was impressive with his bowling figures of 2/22. Paul van Meekeren was also good with his spell of 1/19.

Pakistan’s Shadab Khan was declared player of the match. After the match, here is the points table of Group 2.

ICC Mens T20 World Cup 2022 Super 12 Group 2 Points Table

Country Matches Won Lost Tied NR Points NRR
India 2 2 0 0 0 4 +1.425
Bangladesh 3 2 1 0 0 4 -1.533
South Africa
2 1 0 0 1 3 +5.200
Zimbabwe 3 1 1 0 1 3 – 0.050
Pakistan 3 1 2 0 0 2 +0.765
Netherlands 3 0 3 0 0 0 -1.948
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