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Australia knockout Pakistan in T20 world cup semifinal 2021, will face NZ in final

Sensational hitting from Matthew Wade in the second last over of match guided Australia towards the final of ICC T20 world cup 2021 to be played on 14th November. The second semifinal of the event ended just like the first one where Blackcaps beat England remaining one over to the match. Australia chased 176 runs target in 19 overs.

Australia beat Pakistan to reach T20 world cup 2021 final
Photo: Australia beat Pakistan to reach T20 world cup 2021 final

Australia will now face New Zealand in Dubai on Sunday. So now new winner of ICC Twenty20 world cup trophy will be found on Nov 14 as both countries are due to win T20 WC. Wade was named Player of the Match for his sensational 3 sixes against Shaheen Afridi in the 19th over to seal victory.

Hasan Ali dropped the catch of Matthew Wade in the 19th over and that was match turning point for Australia and Pakistan. This was accepted by Pak captain Babar Azam too.

“The turning point of the match was the dropped catch of Matthew Wade. A new batter coming in then and it would have been a different scenario and maybe a different result,” Babar Azam said in post match presentation.

Aaron Finch invited Pakistan to bat first after winning the toss. Men in Green openers Babar Azam and Mohammed Rizwan were sensational as both added 47 runs in 6 over of powerplay. Then Rizwan got fifty and towards the end Fakhar Zaman smashed the ball to guide Pakistan posted 176 runs in 20 overs.

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