T20 WC : Australia-Pakistan fight out for second spot in finals

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T20 WC : Australia-Pakistan fight out for second spot in finals


Australia and Pakistan are locking horns against each other in the second semi final of the ongoing ICC Mens T20 World Cup at Dubai on Thursday. New Zealand have already secured a place in the finals the previous day defeating England in first semi final.

Pakistan are the only undefeated side in the tournament so far with 5 consecutive wins in the league round. Australia's only loss in the tournament came against England when the later bowled them out for 125 runs. Australia will look to end the undefeated streak of Pakistan while Pakistan will look to march into the finals with yet another win.

Head to Head Stats

In T20 World Cup

Total Matches : 6
Won by Pakistan : 3
Won by Australia : 3

Match Prediction

Looking at the current form, one would probably give Pakistan a slight advantage over Australia. Pakistan started their journey with a thumping 10 wickets victory over arch rivals India followed by a 5 wicket victory over New Zealand. Having said that, Pakistan were in comparatively easier group as compared to Australia.

Pakistan Probable 11

Mohammad Rizwan (wk)
Babar Azam (c)
Fakhar Zaman
Mohammad Hafeez
Shoaib Malik
Asif Ali
Imad Wasim
Shadab Khan
Hasan Ali
Haris Rauf
Shaheen Shah Afridi

Australia Probable 11

David Warner
Aaron Finch (c)
Mitchell Marsh
Steve Smith
Glenn Maxwell
Marcus Stoinis
Matthew Wade (wk)
Pat Cummins
Mitchell Starc
Adam Zampa
Josh Hazlewood.