PAK vs AUS, 2nd Semi-Final: Know the playing 11 of both the teams
Australia and Pakistan are going to compete in the second semi-final of the T20 World Cup 2021. In this match to be held in Dubai, there is a war of R or Par. Whoever wins will face New Zealand in the final and the one who loses will end his journey. In such a situation, both the teams are going to fight for victory on the ground of Dubai. For victory, Pakistan and Australia will go on the field with a strong playing XI. Let us tell you who will be the possible 11 players of both the teams.
Pakistan wicketkeeper Mohammad Rizwan and veteran batsman Shoaib Malik did not practice on Wednesday. Both the players were said to be injured but the good news for the Pakistan team is that both have been declared fit and they are set to play in the semi-finals. On the other hand, the Australian team is going to take the field without any changes.
Probable playing XI of Pakistan- Mohammad Rizwan, Babar Azam, Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Asif Ali, Imad Wasim, Shadab Khan, Hasan Ali, Haris Rauf and Shaheen Afridi.
Probable playing XI of Australia- David Warner, Aaron Finch, Mitchell Marsh, Steve Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Matthew Wade, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood.
Australian challenge is difficult for Pakistan
The Pakistani team may be in excellent form but it has a very poor record in the World Cup against Australia. Pakistan has never defeated Australia in the knock out matches of the World Cup. Australia defeated Pakistan in the 1987 World Cup semi-final. In the 1999 final also, the Pakistani team had kneeled in front of Australia. Pakistan again lost to Australia in the 2010 T20 World Cup semi-final. Pakistan had defeated Australia in the 2015 World Cup quarter-finals.
Although Pakistan has a good record against Australia in T20 records. Pakistan has won 13 matches against Australia and has lost in 9. Both the teams have won 3-3 matches against each other in the T20 World Cup.