Pakistan Defeat Namibia, Become 1st Team To Qualify For Semifinals
- Updated: November 3, 2021
T20 World Cup 2021 Highlights: Pakistan beat Namibia by 45 runs to book their spot in the semifinals of the tournament.
Pakistan beat Namibia by 45 runs in their fourth match of the ongoing T20 World Cup on Tuesday in Abu Dhabi. With this win, Pakistan also became the first team to book their spot in the semifinals. In the chase of 190 runs, Namibia managed to score 144 in their 20 overs. Earlier while batting first, Babar Azam (70) and Mohammad Rizwan (79*) played crucial knocks and added 113 runs for the first wicket. Later when Babar got out, Mohammad Hafeez played a quickfire knock of 32 runs that guided Pakistan to a good finish. Rizwan smashed 24 runs in the final over bowled by JJ Smit. Pakistan are still on top of the Group 2 points table, where Namibia are at the fourth spot.