Pakistan are going from energy to energy within the 2021 version of the T20 World Cup. The Babar Azam-led unit, on Tuesday, defeated Namibia by 45 runs on the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. They’re sitting on the prime of the factors desk in Group 2. So far as the Namibia group is worried, they’ve now misplaced back-to-back video games and want a win to deliver their marketing campaign again on monitor.
Rizwan, Babar make hay
After successful the toss and electing to bat first, Pakistan made a gentle begin as they scored solely 59 runs of their first 10 overs. Mohammad Rizwan and Babar Azam had been a tad circumspect to begin with. However as soon as they received their eyes in, they stepped on the fuel. Of their final 10 overs, the Males in Inexperienced hammered 130 runs. Babar began the acceleration as he received to his half-century off 39 balls.
Babar went on to attain a 49-ball 70 with seven fours earlier than the wily David Wiese accounted for his wicket. Fakhar Zaman couldn’t final lengthy as he turned Jan Frylinck’s maiden sufferer. Mohamamd Hafeez got here out with intent made a quickfire 16-ball 32, laced with 5 fours. Rizwan, within the meantime, performed till the very finish and stayed not out on 79 off 50 with eight fours and 4 sixes.
Namibia go down preventing
Namibia misplaced the early wicket of Michael van Lingen to begin their run-chase. Hasan Ali castled the opener to strike first blood. Stephan Baard and Craig Williams placed on 47 runs for the second wicket to regular the ship for Namibia. Baard, who made a comeback into the eleven, scored a run-a-ball 29 earlier than he was run out. Williams, on the different finish, appeared to be in fairly good rhythm with the bat.
He scored 40 with 5 fours and a six after which Shadab Khan removed him within the 14th over. Previous to that, Imad Wasim confirmed Gerhard Erasmus the best way to the pavilion. Haris Rauf pinned JJ Smit to choose up his first wicket. David Wiese threw his bat round to attain 43 off 30 with three fours and two six. However his efforts had been by no means going to be sufficient for Namibia to achieve near Pakistan’s rating.
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