The New Zealand vs Pakistan, 1st Semi-Final of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 will be played at the Sydney Cricket Ground in Australia
New Zealand are placed at the top spot in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 Group 1 points table with 3 wins and one loss from their 5 matches of the Super 12 stage. The team has 7 points and will be favourites going into this match with T20 betting site Betway
Glenn Phillips is the top run-scorer for New Zealand with 195 runs at a strike rate of 163. He has struck 8 sixes and 18 fours. Devon Conway has also made 124 runs at a strike rate of 119.
Mitchell Santner has been the best bowler for New Zealand and has picked up 8 wickets while bowling at an average of 12 and an economy rate of 6.44.
Pakistan are placed at the 2nd spot in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 Group 2 points table with 3 wins and 2 losses from their 5 matches of the Super 12 stage. The team has 6 points.
Shan Masood is the top run-scorer for Pakistan with 134 runs at a strike rate of 115. He has struck 10 fours. Iftikhar Ahmed has also made 114 runs at a strike rate of 131.
Shadab Khan has been the best bowler for Pakistan and has picked up 10 wickets while bowling at an average of 11 and an economy rate of 6.22.
Pakistan: Babar Azam (c), Shadab Khan, Asif Ali, Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, Iftikhar Ahmed, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Wasim, Naseem Shah, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shan Masood, Fakhar Zaman. Standby Players: Usman Qadir, Mohammad Haris, Shahnawaz Dahani.
New Zealand: Kane Williamson (c), Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi, Mitchell Santner, Glenn Phillips, Jimmy Neesham, Daryl Mitchell, Adam Milne, Martin Guptill, Lachlan Ferguson, Devon Conway, Mark Chapman, Michael Bracewell, Trent Boult, Finn Allen.
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* – PrePlay
Who will win the toss? – Pakistan
Who will win? – New Zealand
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Devon Conway (New Zealand), Mohammad Rizwan (Pakistan)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Trent Boult (New Zealand), Shadab Khan (Pakistan)
Most Sixes – Finn Allen (New Zealand), Iftikhar Ahmed (Pakistan)
Player of the Match – Trent Boult
Team Scores Batting first – New Zealand 180+, Pakistan 170+
Match Handicap New Zealand
*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced.