Pakistan will face New Zealand in the first semi-final match of the T20I World Cup 2022. This match will be played at Sydney Cricket Ground.

Talking about Pakistan’s probable playing 11, the Babar Azam-led Pakistan team, along with four fast bowlers, will try to take the field against New Zealand.

It is expected that Shaheen Shah Afridi, Mohammad Wasim, Haris Rauf and Naseem Shah will be included in Pakistan’s playing 11. Talking about all-rounders, both Mohammad Nawaz and Shadab Khan are capable of batting brilliantly.

Talking about the possible playing 11 of the New Zealand team, only Finn Allen and Devon Conway can open the innings for New Zealand. So far in this tournament, this opening pair has made half-century partnership twice. There is a possibility that Kane Williamson will come to bat at number three.

Darrell Mitchell and James Nisham will be seen batting at number five and six respectively. Talking about the bowling, Trent Boult and Team Saudi will have a strong support for fast bowling. Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi can also be included in the playing 11.

Pakistan’s Probable Playing 11 –

Babar Azam (C), Mohammad Rizwan (Wk), Mohammad Harris, Shan Masood, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Nawaz, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Wasim, Haris Rauf, Naseem Shah and Shaheen Shah Afridi

New Zealand’s Probable Playing 11 –

Devon Conway (Wk), Finn Allen, Kane Williamson (c), Glenn Phillips, Daryl Mitchell, Jimmy Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Trent Boult, Lockie Ferguson


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