Pakistan Team Route to the Semi-Final
Cricket World Cup 2023 is underway in India. The host India has qualified for the semi-finals after a clinical win over Sri Lanka by outplaying them in the match played on Thursday at Wankhade where they defeated Sri Lanka by a huge margin of 302 runs. Whereas the Pakistan cricket team is struggling to find their place in the semi-final.After defeating Bangladesh in a crucial game Pakistani team has found some hope. South Africa also defeated Newzeland by a big margin and kept Pakistani hopes alive in the tournament.
After a crucial game between South Africa and New Zealand, Pakistan’s route map to the semi-final is now very clear. India and South Africa are at the top of the table and Australia is present in the number 3 position ahead of New Zealand who is currently in 4th position with 8 points and 2 games left. Pakistan team is currently in number 5 position with 6 points and 2 games left.
Points Table Today(02-11-2023)
Here is the complete picture of Pakistani’s route map to the semi-final.
Scenerio No.1 :
Pakistan won their both games against New Zealand and England and New Zealand lost their both games against Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Thus Pakistan will qualify for the Semi Finals.
Scenario No.2 :
Pakistan won both games against New Zealand and England and New Zealand won against Sri Lanka. In this case, the Net Run Rate will decide the 4th semi-finalists as both teams will have the same number of points.
Pakistan must win both games against New Zealand and England to stay alive in the tournament and also hope for the defeat of New Zealand against Sri Lanka. The match between Pakistan and New Zealand will be played on the 4th of November whereas Pakistan vs England will be played on the 11th of November.