New Delhi: Pakistan played a fantastic innings against New Zealand and they have successfully guaranteed their spot in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup final. Babar Azam played a fabulous innings and scored 53 run off 42 deliveries. In doing so, he smashed 7 fours. He also maintained a strike rate of 126.19 in his innings.
WATCH: Key highlights of Babar Azam’s innings
New Zealand in face-off with Pakistan
Talking about the matches played between New Zealand and Pakistan, Pakistan’s position here seems to be heavy. So far 28 T20 matches have been played between the two teams, out of which Pakistan has won 17 matches while New Zealand has won 11.
New Zealand (Playing XI)
Finn Allen, Devon Conway (wk), Kane Williamson (c), Glenn Phillips, Daryl Mitchell, James Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi, Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boult.
Pakistan (Playing XI)
Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Babar Azam (c), Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Haris, Shan Masood, Iftikhar Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Wasim Jr., Naseem Shah, Haris Rauf, Shaheen Afridi.