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Pak vs Eng T20 World Cup 2022 Highlights

England beat Pakistan by 5 wickets to win T20 World Cup 20


Pak vs Eng T20 World Cup 2022 Highlights: Follow LIVE Updates of PAK vs ENG, Final Match, ICC T20 World Cup 2022, that will be played at Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on 13 November, Sunday. 

Pak vs Eng T20 World Cup 2022 Highlights: Babar Azam’s Pakistan and Jos Buttler-led England will take on each other in the final of the T20 World Cup 2022 at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on Sunday (November 13). The match is expected to be a nail-biting contest as these two sides have raised their game in the middle of the tournament and looked to have found the best playing XI. England have received a big boost with pacer Mark Wood declared fit for the final. Both Pakistan and England had a scratchy start to the the tournament. Pakistan, in fact, lost both their first two matches against India and Zimbabwe respectively. 

However, the threat of rain is looming large over the final with both Sunday and Reserve Day on Monday (November 14) have 100 per cent chance of showers according to Australian MET department. There is provision of extended play on Reserve Day to determine a winner in the T20 World Cup 2022 final.

Pakistan vs England T20 World Cup 2022 Key Highlights Pak innings:

* Pakistan scored 137/8 in 20 overs after England won the toss and asked Babar Azam and Co to bat first

* Adil Rashid bowled superbly to pick 2 wickets for 22 runs in four overs which included 1 maiden

* England bowled brilliantly in the death overs, ensuring Pakistan did not go past 150-run mark.

They were on the edge of an early knock out but they were helped tremendously by other results going in their favour. Like when Netherlands beat South Africa, their chances for the semi-finals came alive and Pakistan latched on to that opportunity with both the hands. After those two early blows, they brought back their campaign on track and never looked back. 

England too, after winning their first match against Afghanistan, lost to Ireland in a rain-marred match. Then their game vs Australia was washed out. From thereon, every match that they played was a virtual knock out and and that sort of pushed the English team to do well. They beat New Zealand and Sri Lanka next to ensure they reached the semi-finals where they absolutely thrashed the Indian cricket team, inflicting a 10-wicket loss at them to set up a mouth-watering encounter against Pakistan in the big final. 

Unlucky Pakistan fall

Shaheen Afridi’s untimely injury prior to business end of the game gifts England the final, which was anyone’s to win at that point.

Luck was not on Pakistan’s side as they were beaten in the World Cup final by England at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday.

After a sub-par batting effort but a superb bowling comeback, the Green Shirts had made a match of it before an untimely injury to star pacer Shaheen Afridi a ball into the 16th over forced Babar Azam to turn to part-timer Iftikhar Ahmed.

Seeing the southpaw pacer leave the field deflated the team as his replacement Iftikhar was swiftly dispatched for a pair of boundaries by Ben Stokes and the match, from that point on, was as good as over.

Earlier, Pakistan pacers led by Shaheen and Haris Rauf did a remarkable job of keeping their team in the hunt despite just 137 to defend.

Shaheen, just as he usually is, was superb in the opening over, and got rid of Alex Hales. As mentioned above, luck was not on Pakistan’s side, something demonstrated by the fact that the lanky pacer picked up the injury while taking the catch of Harry Brook.

Had it not been for Shaheen’s injury, the match was anyone’s to take.

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