ICC T20 World Cup : Pakistan crush Scotland, tops the table in group 2

Pakistan crush Scotland, tops the table in group 2

Pakistan crush Scotland, tops the table in group 2

Pakistan facilitated past Scotland by 72 hurries to proceed their unbeaten disagreement the ICC T20 World Cup 2021. Pakistan expected to beat Scotland to top Group 2 and they did it in some style to remain the main side who haven’t dropped a game up until this point. Pakistan will currently play the second elimination round against Australia in Dubai on November 11.


For what reason did Pakistan bat first?

Presumably to test their players while attempting to set up a score and afterward put their bowlers under tension while shielding with dew coming into the image. Scotland had things taken care of in the initial ten overs of the game with Pakistan peering toward a score around the 160-run mark. Only 35 were scored in the powerplay and Mohammad Rizwan tumbled to Hamza Tahir for 15 before long. Fakhar Zaman made 8 off 13 yet was excused by Chris Greaves as Pakistan arrived at 60 for 2 after 10 overs.


The pick up …

Babar Azam was set to bat profound and the onus was on Mohammad Hafeez to raise the stakes. Hafeez struck four limits and a six to assist Pakistan with getting 52 in the overs somewhere in the range of 10 and 15. He, in any case, was excused lbw by Safyaan Sharif to leave Pakistan with a stage from where they can attempt to post a difficult aggregate. Babar, in the mean time, scored 50 years off 40 balls – his fourth in this competition – to permit any semblance of Shoaib Malik and Asif Ali to thrive from the opposite end.

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The Malik bloodletting …

Whenever Babar was excused by Greaves for 66 off 67, the two Malik and Asif had the permit to go crazy. On the evening, the last option assumed a lower priority and permitted Malik to do the harm. The previous chief crushed a 18-ball 50 years to bat Scotland out of the challenge. Malik crushed three sixes and a four in the last over to take 26 off Greaves and assist Pakistan with posting 129 runs in the last ten overs. Malik’s attack additionally implied that he got the joint-quickest 50 years in this competition – match KL Rahul’s 18-ball exertion against Scotland – and furthermore register the quickest 50 years for Pakistan in T20Is.


Scotland’s agreeable answer …

Scotland were 24 for 1 toward the finish of the powerplay and afterward 41 for 2 at the midway imprint. Shadab Khan packed away two in the eleventh to lessen Scotland to 43 for 4. There was no genuine prosper in the pursuit and despite the fact that Richie Berrington made an unbeaten 54, Scotland not once took steps to remove the game from Pakistan.

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Brief scores: Pakistan 189/4 in 20 overs (Babar Azam 66, Shoaib Malik 54) beat Scotland 117/6 in 20 overs (Richie Berrington 54; Shadab Khan 2-14) by 72 runs.

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