Pakistan vs Namibia T20 World Cup | Match Highlights

Pakistan vs Namibia T20 World Cup | Match Highlights
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The 31st match Pakistan vs Namibia ICC T20 World Cup 2021 has been played on Tuesday, November 2 at Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium. Pakistan won the toss and bat first. Pakistan set a target of 190 scores for Namibia. Here’s all you need to know about Pakistan vs Namibia Match Highlights and Head to Head records of the teams. So, read this article to get all the information regarding Pakistan vs Namibia match.

Brief Scores: 

Pakistan scored 189/2 (Baber Azam 70, Muhammad Rizwan 79 not out, Muhammad Hafeez 32 not out)

Namibia scored 144/5

Pakistan vs Namibia, Head to Head Record

Pakistan and Namibia have never played against each other in T20 internationals. On Tuesday November 2, two teams played against each other for the very first time in ICC T20 World Cup 2021.

Pakistan squad: Babar Azam (Captain), Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Asif Ali, Imad Wasim, Shadab Khan, Hasan Ali, Haris Rauf, Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Rizwan (wk)

Namibia squad: Gerhard Erasmus (Captain), Stephan Baard, Michael van Lingen, Craig Williams, David Wiese, JJ Smit, Jan Nicol Loftie-Eaton, Zane Green (wk), Jan Frylinck, Ruben Trumpelmann, Ben Shikongo

Pakistan vs Namibia | Match Highlights

Pakistan won the toss and opt to bat first against Namibia. 

Pakistan

Trumpelmann started bowling. It was brilliant bowling by the Namibian pacer. Incredible start. Pakistan didn’t score in the first over. And PAK 0/0 after 1 over. Wiese started to bowl the second over. Babar hit a great shot to add 3 runs. PAK scored 4/0 after 2 overs. Trumpelmann came to bowl the third over. Just 2 runs were added in this over and PAK had 6/0 after 3 overs.

Namibia started bowling well and a four was hit. 7 runs were added in the 4th over. PAK got 13 runs after 4 overs. 2 four were hit in this over. 10 runs off this over. Pakistan scored 23 after 5 overs. Jan Frylinck came for the last over of the powerplay. Babar hit a four and PAK had 29/0 after 6 overs.

Just 7 scores off the 7th over. Frylinck was brought back for the 8th over and Just 9 off this one. Pakistan kept ticking’s singles and two runs. Pakistan struggled for boundaries. The last over drifted for just 5 runs. Remarkable bowling by Namibia. Babar got a boundary after a few overs and 9 runs were made in this over. And Pakistan scored 59/0 after 10 overs.

Shikongo started bowling the 11th over. And what a 4 by Rizwan! Pakistan batsmen tried their best to score a run or two in every ball. And another 4, great shot by Babar. The score proceeded to 71/0 after 11 overs. And Trumpelmann had been hit for six of the innings. And another four followed. Pakistan was improving its performance. And another four to be followed. Valuable over that added 18 runs.  Pakistan got 89/0 after 12 overs.

8 off the 14th over and the 15th over started. And the first ball went for a four. And Babar walked out. Wiese got his wicket. PAK scored 113/1 after 14.2 overs. Frylinck came to bowl the 16th over. And another wicket, Zaman had gone. What a catch by the wicketkeeper! PAK scored 122 and two wickets down after 15.4 overs.

And two back-to-back fours were hit in the 7th over. Pakistan had 138/2 after 17 overs. Another big shot and four runs added to the score. And another 4 was hit to finish the over while 3 fours were struck in this over. The score proceeded to 155 after 18 overs. Wiese started bowling.  Rizwan completed his half-century and the 19th over went for 10 runs. Pakistan scored 165/2 after 19 overs.

Rizwan hit a four and a huge SIX to follow. And another four. Rizwan had just rumbled after a steady onset. And another 4 to follow. While Smit was getting whacked. And another 4. PAK reached 189/2 after 20 overs. Pakistan set a target of 190 scores for Namibia. 

Namibia

Pakistan vs Namibia ICC T20 World Cup 2021
Pakistan vs Namibia ICC T20 World Cup 2021

Shaheen Shah Afridi started to bowl. Namibia got 2 runs on the board and a 4 to end the over. NAM got 7/0 after 1st over. And the first wicket went. Michael van Lingen walked out. Namibia had 8 runs with one wicket down after 1.3 overs. Shaheen came to bowl the 3rd over. And a 4 in the 4th ball. NAM scored 15/0 after 3 overs. 

Namibia had a slow start. Rauf came to bowl. And Board hit a shot for a six. Namibia scored 34/1 after 6 overs. Wasim came for bowling. And the last ball hit out for a four. The score proceeded to 40/1 after 7 overs. Another wicket and Baard walked out. Namibia got 55/2 after 8.4 overs. A six and four to follow it. 14 runs off the over. NAM got 70/2 after 10 overs.

Shadab came to bowl the 12th over. Just one run was added in the 11th over. And a 4 at the next ball. NAM had 78/2 after 12 overs. And the skipper went out. Pakistan got an important wicket. NAM lost 3rd wicket at 83 scores. And another wicket down. Shadab got his wicket right at the end of his moment. NAM lost its 4th wicket while the score was 93 after 14 overs.

17th over started. Namibia struggled to add the runs. Haris Rauf came to bowl. And Rauf took another wicket.  Smit walked out. NAM had  110/5 after 16.5 overs. The match proceeded and there were 12 off the 19th over. NAM scored 128/5 after 19 overs. Pakistan won the match by 45 runs. A big victory of Pakistan team against Namibia. Stay tuned with us for the latest upcoming matches of ICC T20 World Cup 2021. 

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