T20 WORLD CUP

  • Green Shirts fumble in the death overs; fail to defend 177-run target against Australia
  • Babar's men had won 5 straight before Thursday's loss, including historic win over India
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T20 WORLD CUP
Nov 11, 2021
11:58 PM

'You remain our pride': Pakistanis heartbroken, yet full of praise for Green Shirts

11:31 PM

Rizwan had 'some sort of lung condition' the night before semis: Hayden

11:27 PM

Post-tournament poll

11:23 PM

Pakistan lost the match but won hearts: British envoy Christian Turner

11:17 PM

Onwards and upwards, says FM Qureshi

11:11 PM

'We are all proud of you,' says Maryam Nawaz

11:06 PM

Pakistan may be out but PCB chairman Ramiz Raja is still proud

10:54 PM

Babar Azam says dropped catch was turning point

11th Nov, 11:58 PM

'You remain our pride': Pakistanis heartbroken, yet full of praise for Green Shirts

Australia's Matthew Wade crashed Pakistan's hopes of making it to the Twenty20 World Cup final, smashing three successive sixes off Shaheen Afridi in the penultimate over and leading his team to a five-wicket victory in Dubai on Thursday.

While half-centuries by in-form Mohammad Rizwan (67) and Fakhar Zaman (55 not out) helped Pakistan reach a formidable 176-4 in the first innings, Wade's power-hitting cruised Australia to 177-5 with an over to spare.

Pakistan had their chance but Hasan Ali dropped a regulation catch of the left-hander Wade at mid-wicket just before Afridi was hit for three sixes.

Read more here.

11th Nov, 11:31 PM

Rizwan had 'some sort of lung condition' the night before semis: Hayden

“Rizwan, you probably didn’t know was actually in hospital just a night ago suffering with some sort of lung condition. This is a warrior.

“He has been brilliant through it (the campaign) and he’s got great courage, as has Babar. Fantastic tonight from him.”

11th Nov, 11:27 PM

Post-tournament poll

11th Nov, 11:23 PM

Pakistan lost the match but won hearts: British envoy Christian Turner

11th Nov, 11:17 PM

Onwards and upwards, says FM Qureshi

11th Nov, 11:11 PM

'We are all proud of you,' says Maryam Nawaz

11th Nov, 11:06 PM

Pakistan may be out but PCB chairman Ramiz Raja is still proud

11th Nov, 10:54 PM

Babar Azam says dropped catch was turning point

Babar Azam acknowledges that the dropped catch by Hasan Ali was the turning point of the game but says he is satisfied by the team's performance throughout the tournament.

"The turning point of the match was the dropped catch of Matthew Wade," he said. "A new batter coming in then and it would have been a different scenario and maybe a different result."