In T20 World Cup 2022, IND-PAK reached semi-final together. In the 7 T20 World Cups played so far, India-Pakistan have reached the semi-finals only once. This happened in the first T20 World Cup played in 2007.
India Vs Pakistan T20 World
There was a sensation in the T20 World Cup held in Australia on Sunday morning. 17th ranked Netherlands beat South Africa by 13 runs. India and Pakistan benefited the most from this victory. India went directly to the semi-finals, giving Pakistan a chance to make it to the semi-finals as well. Also, the Pakistan team took advantage of the opportunity and reached the semi-finals by defeating Bangladesh. However, as both teams, Pakistan and India, reached the semifinals, all eyes were on the final match. Cousins are predicted to face each other in the final match of the T20 World Cup. Now let’s see what should happen if the teams of India and Pakistan meet in the final match..
In T20 World Cup 2022, IND-PAK reached semi-final together. In the 7 T20 World Cups played so far, India-Pakistan have reached the semi-finals only once. This happened in the first T20 World Cup played in 2007. The two teams have not reached the semifinals together in any World Cup since then.
In the 2007 World Cup, both teams won their respective semi-final matches and reached the final. In the semis, India won against Australia and Pakistan against New Zealand. After that India won the final match between the two by 5 runs. Fans say that now both the teams are likely to play in the finals under such circumstances.
Do you know the story of the 2007 World Cup Final?
After the group match in the 2007 T20 World Cup, the two teams met once again in the final. India won the toss and chose to bat first. Gautam Gambhir played a responsible innings of 75 runs off 54 balls. He hit 8 fours and two sixes in this innings. Rohit Sharma scored 30 runs off 16 balls. With this, India scored 157 runs for the loss of 5 wickets in the allotted 20 overs. Pakistan got off to a poor start to chase down the target.
Pakistan lost 6 wickets for 77 runs. Misbah-ul-Haq then took the match to the last over. While Pakistan needed 13 runs to win this over, India won by 5 runs as Misbah was dismissed for 43 runs.
With this, Team India became the first T20 World Cup winner under the leadership of Dhoni. Joginder Sharma came to bowl the last over in this match. Joginder became a star in just one match. This young bowler has reached every sports fan in India.
If India-Pakistan reach the final in 2022..
Team India won today’s match against India and Zimbabwe and reached the number-1 position in Group-2. With this, they will face England in the semi-final. At the same time, Pakistan and New Zealand teams will face each other in another semifinal match.
Pakistan team will definitely want to beat New Zealand in the semis as they beat the Kiwi team in the semi-finals of the 2007 World Cup. At the same time, Team India must also win against England in the semis. Only then both teams will play the final. If these two teams lose in their semis, they will be eliminated from the final race.
India reached the semi-final before the last match.
The Netherlands beat South Africa by 13 runs in the first match of the T20 World Cup in Australia on Sunday. Group 2 equations changed with Netherlands’ victory. India went directly to the semifinals. Meanwhile, South Africa dropped out of the semi-final race.
The match that changed the fate of Pakistan..
2009 champions Pakistan entered the semi-finals of the T20 World Cup. They beat Bangladesh by 5 wickets in a do or die match. With this, the team will face the New Zealand team in the semis. Before this match held in Melbourne, India had secured a place in the top-4. Because South Africa, another opponent in Group-2, was defeated. In the crucial match, they lost to the Netherlands by 13 runs.
Remembering the 1983 World Cup…
South Africa’s journey in the T20 World Cup ended on Sunday. Netherlands beat Africa by 13 runs in the Group 2 match to exit the semi-final race. Unfortunately, with this defeat, the South African team dropped out of the race, just like what happened in the 1983 World Cup.