PAK vs NZ: Super hit in the captaincy.. But in the trophy.. Will the Kiwis get the prize this time?

Nz Vs Pak Match Preview

The first semi final match of T20 World Cup 2022 will be played between Pakistan vs New Zealand. The two teams will face each other at the Sydney ground on November 9. In this match, the Kiwi team led by Kane Williamson is ready to face Pakistan. Group 1 toppers New Zealand in this tournament are underdogs against Pakistan in the World Cup. But, this time the Kiwis team is running in full form. Pakistan team stumbles into the semifinals. In such circumstances, the Kiwis team is planning to grab the elusive grape.

The Pakistan team was once on the verge of exiting the tournament. Babar Azam’s team was all set to return home after being defeated by India vs Zimbabwe in the Super 12.. But Netherlands beat South Africa and showed the team the semis. Pakistan then defeated Bangladesh to reach the semi-finals.

Pakistan dominated New Zealand in the World Cup.

However, the way the equation works out, it looks like history is repeating itself. Because even in 1992 ODI World Cup, Pakistan also reached the semi-final. There they defeated New Zealand and entered the title match and won the title. So far, Pakistan have defeated New Zealand in the semi-finals of 1992, 1999 ODI World Cup and 2007 T20 World Cup. However, this is a thing of the past.

Three times Pakistan’s huge victory..

The two teams met for the first time in the 1992 ODI World Cup, Pakistan vs New Zealand. Pakistan won this match by 4 wickets. After that, Pakistan defeated New Zealand by 9 wickets in the semi-finals of the 1999 ODI World Cup. In the 2007 T20 World Cup semifinals, Pakistan won by 6 wickets.

New Zealand 3 times runner-up..

Since 2015, the New Zealand team has been rocking the ICC event. 2015, 2019 ODI World, 2021 T20 World Cup runner-up. In such circumstances, this time the Pakistan team was not taken lightly. Kane Williamson’s team will try to put pressure on Pakistan by giving early shocks. In fact, Pakistan batsmen are suffering from the drought of runs.


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