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Each Trans-Tasman rivals (New Zealand and Australia) emerged victorious of their respective matches within the Tremendous 12 stage of the ICC T20 World Cup 2022 on Friday, November 4. First, New Zealand who performed Eire on the Adelaide Oval beat the latter by 35 runs and have become the primary crew within the event to qualify for the semi-finals.

Australia additionally received their encounter in opposition to Afghanistan however by simply 4 runs and can rely on Sri Lanka to win their match in opposition to England to qualify for the semi-finals.

Speaking concerning the first match, the Kiwis’ skipper Kane Williamson hit a quickfire half-century (61 off 35 balls). His knock coupled with a couple of cameos by different batters helped the facet to attain 185-6 of their 20 overs. In response to the large complete set by the Black Caps, Eire might solely rating 150 for the lack of 9 wickets.

The Irish batters acquired off to a strong begin and scored a couple of boundaries now and again holding the required run charge in examine. Nonetheless, the Kiwi bowlers then shifted gears and commenced scalping wickets one after the opposite. The wickets fell swiftly and from there, New Zealand orchestrated their approach in direction of transferring into the semi-finals of the event, profitable the match by 35 runs.

Australia so shut but to date

Australia have been put to bat first by the Afghanistan skipper Mohammad Nabi and David Warner who began off the event slowly, shortly acquired a couple of boundaries. Nonetheless, Afghanistan pacers fetched 4 early wickets, together with that of Warner, and ended his run as he scored 25 off 18 balls.

The onus was on Glenn Maxwell and Mitchell Marsh who propelled the facet to 168 runs with their knocks of 54* and 45 runs respectively. Furthermore, Australia wanted to maintain the online run charge in thoughts as they went to bowl within the second innings.

The Afghanistan batters tried to place up a present in the beginning however like Eire, the Mohammad Nabi-led facet misplaced wickets swiftly and it shifted the momentum in direction of Australia. Regardless of the ultimate over scare by Rashid Khan, Australia received the competition by 4 runs. Nonetheless, Australia regardless of profitable the fixture, are so shut but to date and would require Sri Lanka at hand an upset to England in an effort to qualify for the final 4 of the event.

This is how the T20 World Cup 2022 Factors Desk stands in Group 1:

Groups Matches Received Misplaced N/R PTS NRR
New Zealand (Q) 5 3 1 1 7 +2.113
Australia 5 3 1 1 7 -0.173
England 4 2 1 1 5 +0.547
Sri Lanka 4 2 2 0 4 -0.457
Eire 5 1 3 1 3 -1.615
Afghanistan 5 0 3 2 2 -0.571

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