With a mammoth goal of 402, Pakistan have been nonetheless forward of the required tempo earlier than rain compelled an early finish.
Fakhar Zaman and captain Babar Azam performed the starring function as Pakistan recorded a dramatic rain-affected 21-run win over New Zealand to remain alive on the Cricket World Cup.
After New Zealand amassed a mammoth 401-6 in Saturday’s match, Pakistan have been 160-1 within the twenty first over when rain precipitated a disruption.
Set a revised goal of 342 from 41 overs, Zaman had superior to 126 and Azam was on 66 with their staff at 200-1 within the twenty sixth over when rain returned, ending the match this time with Pakistan declaring the winners. they have been forward of the required charge.
Pakistan and New Zealand each have eight factors and stay in rivalry for a spot within the semi-finals, with a match to play within the group stage.
India has already secured a spot within the semi-finals and South Africa is nearly assured of a spot within the final 4. This leaves Australia, New Zealand, Pakistan and Afghanistan within the race for the final two spots.
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