Pakistan qualified for SemiFinals after beating Namibia
Pakistan will lock horns with Namibia today in their fourth match of the tournament in Super12 phase. The stage will be set in Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi.
Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat first.
Pakistan (Playing 11): Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Babar Azam (c), Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Asif Ali, Shadab Khan, Imad Wasim, Hasan Ali, Haris Rauf, Shaheen Afridi
Namibia (Playing 11): Stephan Baard, Michael van Lingen, Craig Williams, Gerhard Erasmus(c), Jan Nicol Loftie-Eaton, Zane Green(w), David Wiese, JJ Smit, Jan Frylinck, Ruben Trumpelmann, Ben Shikongo
Ruben Trumpelmann bowled a maiden over to Mohammad Rizwan, he seems to be struggling against the seam movement.
Two overs done, Pakistan are four runs without any loss of wicket.
After three overs, Pakistan have scored six runs.
Four overs done, Pakistan are 13 runs without any loss.
LBW appeal by Namibia against Mohammad Rizwan, umpire gave it out. But, Mohammad Rizwan has reviewed the decision. And it is a successful one, ball pitched just outside leg, Mohammad Rizwan survives.
5 overs done, Pakistan are 23 for no loss.
End of powerplay, Pakistan managed to score 29 runs without any loss of wicket.
After seven overs, Pakistan are 36 runs without any loss.
Eight overs gone, Pakistan are 45 runs.
Halfway through the inning, Pakistan are 59 without any loss of wicket. Pakistan is currently playing with the run rate of under six, but good thing, they have managed to save all the wickets. Pakistan can go all-in with the remaining 10 overs.
After 11 overs, Pakistan are 71/0
Half century for the Pakistani skipper. Babar Azam with a well-paced knock.
12 overs done, Pakistan are 89 runs without loss.
100 up for Pakistan and that too without any loss.13 overs done.
After 16 overs, Pakistan are 127/2
Pakistan are 138 for the loss of two wickets after 17 overs.
18 overs done, Pakistan are 155 for the loss of two wickets.
Mohammad Rizwan brings his fifty in style. Six behind square to reach yet another half century.
165/2 after 19 overs.
Pakistan inning completed. The team has ended the inning on a high note, 189 posted on the board on the loss of just two wickets.
Namibia need 190 runs to win.
After 10 overs, Namibia are 70/2
Comfortable victory for Pakistan as they beat Namibia by 45 runs.
Half centuries from Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan set the tone of the match.
Pakistan qualified for the Semi-Finals spot after winning four consecutive marches.