PAK Playing 11: In the 2nd Semifinal of the T20 World Cup 2021, the Pakistan team will clash with the Australia team. The Pakistan team were undefeated in the league stage with 5 wins in 5 matches.
In the last fixture, the Pakistan team won against Scotland in a convincing manner by 72 runs. They put up a strong total of 189 runs on the board, with the contribution of Babar Azam and Shoaib Malik, who scored half centuries. While the bowlers were impressive to contain the opposition to a score of 117, with Shadab Khan being the best performer with 2 wickets, and would look to continue the same momentum.
The Pakistan team has certainly been the best performing side in the tournament with 5 victories in 5 league matches. Their all round performances have been magnificient and would be looking to win their 2nd T20 World Cup trophy after 2009. The openers, Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan have been terrific and are one of the top run scorers of the tournament. While Mohammad Hafeez and Shoaib Malik have used their experience well to give the team a good finish.
All the bowlers have played their part in a fine fashion and would be expecting to be impressive yet another time to take the team to the finals. No injury issues, hence no changes are expected in the Side’s Playing 11 for the semifinal against Australia.
PAK Playing 11 (likely)
Pakistan Squad: Babar Azam (c), Mohammad Rizwan(wk), Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Asif Ali, Haider Ali, Imad Wasim, Shadab Khan, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Haris Rauf
WATCH PAK vs AUS LIVE on Star Sports 1 and Disney+ Hotstar App. The Pakistan team will be higly confident about their performances in the league stage, where they were undefeated. Their batting as well as bowling performances were terrific to take the team to the semifinals. The team comprises of the experienced T20 players been in the team for the past 2 years and have proved themselves in the international cricket. This match is expected to go down the wire with both teams having quality players in their ranks. The Disney+Hotstar will be available for the subscription to watch the Pakistan vs Australia Semifinal Match.
1. Babar Azam
The leader of the Pakistan team has scored the most runs in the tournament and is also the no.1 T20I batter in the world. His solid technique and stable mindset are the key to his success. In the last fixture, Babar scored 66 runs and has amassed a total of 264 runs in 5 matches.
2. Haris Rauf
The player who has been highly expressive with his pace in the league stage would look to play with the same temprament in this crucial fixture. He has also been impressive with his variations and line lengths. In the tournament, Haris Rauf has picked 8 wickets.
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3. Shaheen Afridi
The left arm pacer can be a lethal weapon for the Pakistan team as well as your fantasy team due to many right handers in the Australian team. Shaheen has been one of the best T20 bowlers for the last 1-2 years and is looking confident to execute his plans in a perfect manner.
4. Shoaib Malik
The experienced campaigner has been terrific in the tournament with his contribution in the middle order to help the team in posting a strong target or chasing down the score. In the last fixture, he scored 54 off 18 balls and would be looking to continue the same form.
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