Thursday, June 13, 2024

ICC Men's T20 World Cup : Defeat against India puts Pakistan in deep! The wait for 'Super-8' is tough

Leader Online Desk : India and Pakistan faced each other in the T20 World Cup on Sunday. The entire cricketing world was paying attention to this match. Pakistan lost in the last minutes of the match which turned out to be very exciting. This is Pakistan's second consecutive defeat in this tournament. Due to this, Pakistan's challenge has become even tougher.

Both the matches have to be won by a big margin to enter the Super-8

India won the T20 World Cup match against Pakistan. In this competition, India has maintained its lead in Group 'A' by recording its second impressive victory in a row. Pakistan team is in trouble due to defeat in two consecutive matches. India have four points with two consecutive wins from two matches. India's net run rate is also 1.455. After two consecutive defeats in this group, Pakistan has now reached the fourth position. Now, to reach the Super-8 of the T20 World Cup, Pakistan team will have to win both the matches by a big margin. Pakistan team will play against Canada on June 11 and against Ireland on June 16. Pakistan will have to win both these matches by a big margin.

Captain Babar said the reason for the defeat

After the defeat against India, Pakistan captain Babar Azam told the press conference where his team went wrong. He said, “We bowled well. But we kept losing wickets while batting. Also our batting line-up Chedu also played more. Had we batted the match would have won; But we played a lot of dot ball. Not much can be expected from the bottom batsmen. We tried to hit hard in the power play, but we were limited by the loss of one wicket. Mhi didn't do well in the first six overs.”

What happened in the match?

India has defeated Pakistan by six runs in a thrilling match. Batting first, the Indian team managed to manage only 119 runs in 19 overs. In reply, Pakistan started strongly. In the 14th over, Pakistan scored 80 runs losing the wicket. Rizwan-Shadab were dismissed and the match took a turn.. Jasprit Bumrah came in to bowl in the 19th over and took the wicket of Iftikhar for just three runs. In the 20th over, Pakistan needed 18 runs to win. However, Arshdeep bowled Imad Wasim for just 11 runs. Bumrah-Arshdeep, Siraj and Hardik's fast bowling led India to victory. Pakistan team scored 113 runs for the loss of 7 wickets in 20 overs.

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