Sunday, 23 January, 2022

Pakistan’s Fakhar Zaman (right) congratulates his teammate Mohammad Rizwan after a six during their ICC Men’s Twenty20 World Cup semifinal match against Australia at Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai on Thursday. Mohammad Rizwan smashed 67 and Fakhar Zaman hit an unbeaten 55 as Pakistan reached 176 for four against their Australian counterparts in the second semifinal of the tournament. Rizwan and Zaman, who hit three fours and fours sixes in his 32-ball blitz, put on 72 runs for the second wicket to help Pakistan to a challenging total after being invited to bat in Dubai. Skipper Babar Azam made 39 before falling to Adam Zampa. Pace bowler Mitchell Starc took two wickets. AFP PHOTO