T20 World Cup, Pakistan vs Australia Highlights: Matthew Wade, Marcus Stoinis power Australia into final with win over Pakistan | Cricket News – Times of India

DUBAI: Matthew Wade and Marcus Stoinis stood unbeaten in a six-hitting feast to steer Australia into the Twenty20 World Cup final with a 5-wicket win over Pakistan on Thursday.
Chasing 177 for victory, Australia have been in hassle at 96-5 when Stoinis (40) and Wade, who hit the successful six in his 41, placed on 81 runs to complete off the match with one over to spare in Dubai.
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The left-handed Wade, who was dropped by Hasan Ali on 21, smashed three straight sixes off Shaheen Shah Afridi within the nineteenth over to arrange a title conflict with New Zealand in Dubai on Sunday.
David Warner made 49 earlier than being caught behind off leg-spinner Shadab Khan who took 4 wickets.

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Australia suffered an early blow when Shaheen trapped skipper Aaron Finch lbw for nought because the Pakistan-dominated crowd erupted.
The in-type Warner stored up the assault from one finish with assist from Mitchell Marsh.
But Shadab turned up the warmth within the seventh over to get Marsh out for 28.

The leg-spinner struck in every of his 4 overs to say the large wickets of Steve Smith, for 5, Warner, and Glenn Maxwell, for seven as Australia misplaced half their aspect for 96.
Warner walked when he was caught behind after hitting three fours and three sixes in his 30-ball keep however replays later confirmed there was no contact off the batsman’s bat.
Stoinis and Wade steered the group to their second T20 World Cup final and dream of a maiden title.

Mohammad Rizwan, who high-scored with 67, and Fakhar Zaman, who hit an unbeaten 55 off 32 deliveries, placed on 72 for the second wicket to assist Pakistan to a 176-4 after being put into bat.
Rizwan’s opening stand of 71 with skipper Babar Azam, who made 39, unsettled the Australian bowling within the first six overs of powerplay.
Leg-spinner Adam Zampa broke the opening stand after sending again Babar, who has amassed 303 runs to steer the event’s batting chart, caught at lengthy-on following his 34-ball knock laced with 5 fours.
Rizwan stored up the assault and smashed Zampa for a six to turn out to be the primary participant to combination 1,000 runs in T20 internationals in a calendar 12 months.

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He survived successful on the helmet grill by a fast bouncer from Pat Cummins because the physio got here in to conduct a concussion check with the batsman smiling.
A six and a single off tempo bowler Josh Hazlewood introduced up his fifty in 41 balls with Zaman on the different finish earlier than he exploded as effectively.
Rizwan lastly fell to Mitchell Starc whereas making an attempt to pressure the tempo and was caught at mid-off, ending an attacking partnership that got here in 46 balls.
Zaman completed off the innings with two sixes within the final over from Starc who took two wickets.

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