New Delhi. Today the most important match of the World Cup 2023 was played between New Zealand and Sri Lanka. In which New Zealand made the path of Pakistan difficult in the semi-finals by defeating Sri Lanka. Let us tell you that New Zealand has tasted defeat to Sri Lanka by 5 wickets. In the match played at Chinnaswamy Stadium, New Zealand won the toss and decided to bowl first and invited New Zealand to bat. Trent Boult played an important role in New Zealand’s victory. He took 3 important wickets giving 37 runs in 10 overs. Due to which he was chosen Player of the Match.
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In this match, the entire Sri Lankan team was limited to only 171 runs. Sri Lankan batsmen got scattered like cards, where they will now face India. But this victory of New Zealand has made Pakistan’s path to the semi-finals difficult. Now if Pakistan has to play the semi-finals. So if 300 runs are scored after playing first, then England will have to score only 13 runs and win the match by 287 runs. If England plays first, Pakistan will have to complete the score in 2.3 overs.
Overall, to play the semi-finals, Pakistan has a high target like a mountain and it seems difficult to achieve it, but if Pakistan is successful in achieving this target, then no one should have any hesitation in saying that Pakistan will be in the semi-finals. Can reach. However, now it will be interesting to see whether Pakistan is successful in hitting this target or not.