Pakistan also lost their second match in the T20 World Cup Super 12 stage. A weak team Zimbabwe defeated Pakistan by 1 run, after which Pakistan’s chances of reaching the semi-finals are gone. Pakistan lost to India in their first match. Batting first, Zimbabwe had given Pakistan a target of 131 runs for the loss of 8 wickets in the stipulated 20 overs. In pursuit of the target, the Pakistani team appeared to be in trouble in front of the weak Zimbabwean team, more than half of the team returned to the pavilion before 100 runs, Pakistan’s sixth wicket fell on 93 runs.
Zimbabwe defeated Pakistan by 1 run | ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022
Mohammad Rizwan scored 14 runs off 16 balls, captain Babar Azam scored only 4 runs off 9 balls, Shan Masood was the top scorer by scoring 44 runs off 38 balls, Iftikhar Ahmed 5, Shadab 17, Haider Ali returned to the pavilion without scoring any runs. . From Zimbabwe, Sean Williams scored 31, Craig Irvine and Bradley Evans scored 19, 19, Pakistan’s Mohammad Wasim took 4 and Shadab Khan took 3 wickets. In the Super 12 stage of the T20 World Cup in Perth, Australia, Zimbabwe won the toss and elected to bat first against Pakistan. A change was made in the national team for the match against Zimbabwe, fast bowler Muhammad Wasim Jr. was included in the playing XI in place of Asif Ali.
Other players in the team included captain Babar Azam, Muhammad Rizwan Jr., Shan Masood, Iftikhar Ahmed, Haider Ali, Shadab Khan, Muhammad Nawaz, Naseem Shah, Shaheen Shah Afridi and Haris Rauf. Pakistan has lost its first match against India in the mega event, Pakistan needs to win by a big margin to qualify for the semi-finals.