Date and Time:-November 9, 01:30 PM Telecast & Live Streaming:-Star Sports Network Venue:-Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
The surface in Sydney is a batting paradise and is one of the high-scoring grounds in the country. The bowlers will have to be at their disciplined best to contain the batters on a belter of a track. The team winning the toss will be inclined to bat first at the venue in hopes of compiling a daunting total.
Glenn Phillips has been their lifeline in the batting department. The middle-order sensation scored a match-winning century against Sri Lanka when Kiwis had lost their top-order with hardly anything on the board and followed it up with a blistering 62 runs from 36 balls against England. He would be a great threat for the Pakistani bowlers in the middle and death overs.
Shahdab Khan has been Pakistan’s most successful bowler in this competition so far. The vice-captain consistently made a mark in the wickets column throughout the Super 12 stage. Shadab has registered 10 scalps to his name from five matches at an economy of 6.22 averaging 11.20. The New Zealanders must handle him with caution in the semifinal