Pakistan vs Namibia, ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Highlights: Pakistan Defeat Namibia, Become 1st Team To Qualify For Semifinals | Cricket News


PAK vs NAM, T20 World Cup Highlights: Hasan Ali in action vs Namibia.© AFP

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. (SCORECARD)

T20 World Cup 2021 Pakistan vs Namibia Highlights Straight From Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi

  • 23:15 (IST)

    Pakistan Win By 45 Runs!

    Pakistan beat Namibia by 45 runs to qualify for semifinals.

  • 23:07 (IST)


    Afridi to Wiese, SIX!! But its too late for Namibia.

  • 22:51 (IST)


    Rauf to Smit, OUT!! caught by Zaman!! Slower ball and the batsman gone for a big shot but the ball landed in the safe hands of Fakhar Zaman

    Smit c Fakhar Zaman b Haris Rauf 2(5)

    Live Score: Namibia 110/5 in 16.5 overs

  • 22:38 (IST)


    Shadab Khan to Craig Williams, OUT!! A good catch by Hasan Ali!

    Craig Williams c Hasan Ali b Shadab Khan 40(37) (4s-5 6s-1)

    Live Score: Namibia 93/4 in 14 overs

  • 22:34 (IST)


    OUT!! A good delivery by Wasim from round the wicket and Erasms edges it of the off-ide rung for a catch.

    Gerhard Erasmus c Shadab Khan b Imad Wasim 15 (10)

  • 22:13 (IST)


    Shadab to Erasmus, SIX!! Straight over the bowler’s head. Good shot from the skipper.

  • 22:09 (IST)


    OUT!! RUN OUT!! Second wicket falls for Namibia and a good partnership come to an end. Stephen Baard has to depart.

    Baard run out (Haris Rauf/Rizwan) 29(29) (4s-1 6s-1)

    Live Score: Namibia 55/2, 135 runs in 68 balls to win

  • 22:06 (IST)


    Hafeez to Williams, SIX, over long on!! Williams stepped out and deposited the ball into the stands.

  • 21:54 (IST)


    Haris Rauf to Baard, SIX, over fine leg. First SIX from Namibia today.

  • 21:33 (IST)


    OUT!! BOWLED!! Hasan Ali strikes in his first over.

    Michael van Lingen b Hasan Ali 4(2) (4s-1)

    Live Score: Namibia 8/1 in 1.3 overs

  • 21:31 (IST)


    Shaheen to Michael van Lingen, FOUR, to square leg. Boundary on the final ball of the first over.

    Live Score: Namibia 7/0 after 1st over

  • 21:16 (IST)

    Namibia Need 190 Runs To Win!

    24 runs from the final over. Mohammad Rizwan has stolen the show tonight.

    Pakistan 189/2 in 20 overs

    Namibia need 190 runs to win

  • 21:14 (IST)


    Smit to Rizwan, smashed away for another boundary, to covers this time.

  • 21:12 (IST)


    Smit to Rizwan, FOUR, to backward point. 18 runs already from the last over.

  • 21:10 (IST)


    SIX! Excellent shot from Rizwan!! FOUR on the first ball and now a maximum.

  • 21:05 (IST)


    Wiese to Rizwan, SIX and fifty up for him as well. Excellent batting!!

  • 21:02 (IST)


    Trumpelmann to Rizwan, full toss and FOUR, to square leg.

    Live Score: Pakistan 155/2 in 18 overs

  • 20:54 (IST)


    Smit to Hafeez, FOUR to fine leg.

  • 20:51 (IST)


    Frylinck to Hafeez, FOUR!! Lovely shot from the veteran batter!! Smashed it to deep backward point.

  • 20:50 (IST)


    Zaman OUT!! Another wicket for Namibia and that was an incredible catch from the wicketkeeper.

    Fakhar Zaman c Zane Green b Jan Frylinck 5(5)

    Live Score: Pakistan 122/2 in 15.4 overs

  • 20:42 (IST)


    WICKET!! David Wiese strikes!! Babar Azam has given an easy catch to Jan Frylinck.

    Babar Azam c Jan Frylinck b Wiese 70(49) (4s-7)

    Live Score: Pakistan 113/1 in 14.2 overs

  • 20:34 (IST)

    100 Partnership!

    100 partnership between the Pakistani openers. Second time in the tournament and they have been terrific till now.

  • 20:31 (IST)


    Eaton to Rizwan, SIX! wonderful use of the feet and Rizwan has deposited the ball into the stands.

    Live Score: Pakistan 98/0

  • 20:28 (IST)

    Big Over For Pakistan!

    Trumpelmann to Babar, another Boundary, to fine leg this time. Big over for Pakistan as they scored 18 runs there.

  • 20:25 (IST)

    Fifty Up For Babar!

    Trumpelmann to Babar, two runs and yet another fifty for Babar Azam in this tournament.

  • 20:24 (IST)


    Trumpelmann to Rizwan, First SIX of the match and that came from Rizwan’s bat.

  • 20:22 (IST)


    Boundary to finish the over. Babar Azam has placed the ball nicely to the third man.

    Live Score: Pakistan 71/0 in 11 overs

  • 20:20 (IST)


    Shikongo to Rizwan, FOUR, to fine leg.

  • 20:14 (IST)


    Eaton to Babar, stepped out and FOUR!! Babar Azam has good numbers against leg-spin bowling.

  • 20:08 (IST)

    Steady Start For Pakistan!

    Steady start by Pakistan opener as they posted just 45 runs in 8 overs. Namibia bowlers have bowled well but they failed to get wickets. 

  • 19:56 (IST)


    Frylink to Babar, FOUR!! Stand and deliver!! Babar Azam doesn’t need to do too much!!

    Live Score: Pakistan 28/0

  • 19:51 (IST)


    Smit to Rizwan, FOUR, to fine leg. Good comeback from Rizwan!

  • 19:48 (IST)


    Smit to Babar, Pulled away nicely for FOUR!! Another brilliant shot from Babar Azam!!

  • 19:45 (IST)


    Here’s the first boundary from Babar Azam. Wiese bowled a length ball and the Paksitan skipper created room and played nicely to covers.

  • 19:36 (IST)

    First Runs For Pakistan!

    Wiese to Babar, pushed to deep mid wicket for three runs.

  • 19:34 (IST)

    Maiden Over!

    Maiden over from Trumpelmann!! Wonderful start from Namibia!!

    Live Score: Pakistan 0/0 after 1st over

  • 19:15 (IST)

    Two Changes In Namibia Playing XI!

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

  • 19:14 (IST)

    No Changes In Pakistan Playing XI!

    Pakistan Playing XI:Mohammad Rizwan(w), Babar Azam(c), Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Asif Ali, Shadab Khan, Imad Wasim, Hasan Ali, Haris Rauf, Shaheen Afridi

  • 19:04 (IST)

    Pakistan Win Toss, Opt To Bat!

    Pakistan skipper Babar Azam has won the toss and elected to bat vs Namibia.

  • 18:40 (IST)

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