Ramiz Raja. (Picture by ARIF ALI/AFP through Getty Pictures)

Simply when the whole lot felt achieved and dusted for Pakistan, it was South Africa’s loss to the Netherlands within the ICC T20 World Cup 2022, Tremendous 12 stage that handed them a ray of hope to qualify for the semi-finals. The Males in Inexperienced had initially misplaced their first fixture to arch-rivals, India that adopted by a surprising loss to Zimbabwe which dented their possibilities of progressing additional.

South Africa, however, have been undefeated to a sure level after which got here the losses to Pakistan and a shocking end result towards the Netherlands that knocked them out of the occasion. In the meantime, Pakistan’s match with Bangladesh turned a digital quarterfinal due to the Dutch facet handing an upset to the Proteas.

The Males in Inexperienced comprehensively capitalised on the benefit and received their encounter towards the Bangla Tigers which handed them a semi-finals berth. Former Pakistan worldwide and incumbent Pakistan Cricket Board chief Ramiz Raja took to Twitter to publish a cryptic message following the nationwide facet’s qualification into the final 4 of the World Cup.

“They plan and Allah plans and Allah is one of the best of planners,” Ramiz posted a verse from the holy e-book of Quran.

Pakistan into the semi-finals

Though, many would argue that Pakistan’s semi-final qualification is only a results of luck, they performed some actually good cricket within the final three video games to get themselves into such a place. Nonetheless, such was not the case just a few matches in the past as after the shock defeat to Zimbabwe as many questioned the squad and requested Ramiz to resign from his place.

In any case, it seems as if the prayers of the Pakistan followers have been heard and the sensational show of efficiency by the crew towards Bangladesh lastly paid off. The facet will now lock horns with the winners of Group 1, New Zealand within the forthcoming semi-finals on Wednesday, November 09 on the Sydney Cricket Floor.



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