Being dominated by the worst situations and continuously facing the hardships, Pakistan team outshines the unbeaten Black Caps in the Pakistan vs New Zealand match through the help of Babar Azam’s century and Haris Sohail good batting partnership stroll with him, and Pakistan chased 238 runs Target with six wickets remaining at the Edgbaston, Birmingham.
The match started one hour late because of the rain, seeing the previous winning streak, Black Caps won the toss and decided to bat.
Their decision went horrible for Black Caps, as in the second over, the first delivery of Muhammad Amir dismissed Martin Guptill on just 5 runs off 4 balls.
Shaheen Afridi pitched in with his bowling time and after a glance, one after the other he took a three wicket haul, dismissing Colin Munro at 12, Ross Taylor at 3 and Tom Latham (Wicket Keeper) at just 1.
Babar Azam century
Kane Williamson took a long haul for the team, being standing there, as a One-man army, but soon he was caught by skipper Sarfraz Ahmed, for the wicket of Shadab Khan at 41 off just 68 deliveries.
New Zealand was in a hopeless situation, but James Neesham and Colin de Grandhomme partnership of 132, gave Pakistan target of 238.
Fakhar Zaman left for Pavilion early by scoring just 9 runs when Trent Boult took his catch.
The second man, Imam-ul-Haq was down as soon Lockie Ferguson went for the catch with a dive.
The Third dismissal of the Pakistani Cricket team was Muhammad Hafeez at 32.
With the Babar Azam Century and he managed to score 101, and along with Haris Sohail contribution of 68 runs in the match, and lead Pakistan a smashing victory in their most important match of this World Cup, and looking forward to take the trophy as what happened in the 92 World Cup.
But, seemingly to strike out the winning shot of the match, took a risk and Haris was runout when just two balls were remaining.
But Sarfaraz Ahmed, hit a four at the end and took the hearts of million Pakistanis, lighting the hope of World Cup winning, because of the similarities with the 1992 Cricket World Cup.