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Pakistan beat Namibia by 45 runs to reach semi-finals of T20 World Cup

PAK vs NAM: In the ICC T20 World Cup (ICC T20 WC) on Tuesday, Pakistan (PAK) defeated Namibia (NAM) by 45 runs to secure a place in the semi-finals. After England, Pakistan is the second team to make it to the semi-finals of the World Cup. Batting first in this match, Pakistan had given a big target of 190 runs to Namibia, in response to which Namibia’s team could score only 144 runs in the stipulated 20 overs losing 5 wickets. The hero of Pakistan’s victory was Mohammad Rizwan and captain Babar Azam. Rizwan played an unbeaten 79, while Babar contributed 70 runs.

Such was the innings of Pakistan
After winning the toss, Pakistan decided to bat first. Openers Mohammad Rizwan and Babar Azam gave the team a very strong start. Babar played a captaincy innings of 70 runs. On the other hand, Mohammad Rizwan played an unbeaten innings of 79 runs. Fakhar Zaman could contribute only 5 runs in this match. Mohammad Hafeez scored 32 not out. For Namibia, Jan Freelink and David Wiese took one wicket each.

Such was the innings of Namibia

Chasing the target of 190 runs, Namibia did not have a good start and Van Lingen was dismissed after scoring 4 runs. After this, Namibia’s innings recovered and the second wicket fell for 55 runs. David Wiese played an unbeaten 43 runs for Namibia. Apart from him, Craig Williams contributed 40 runs and Stephen Bard contributed 29 runs. Hasan Ali, Imad Wasim, Haris Rauf and Shadab Khan took one wicket each for Pakistan.

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Shivam Bangwal

Shivam Bangwal is an Indian based entrepreneur who is a tech, travel and coding enthusiast with a post graduation degree on Master's of Computer Applications. He is a founder of Youthistaan, People News Chronicle, Hitchhike TV, Branding Panther and many more.

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