2023 World Cup: New Zealand spoiled Pakistan’s game, the path to the semi-finals became difficult, now only Babar’s army will pray!

ICC world cup 2023 Semifinals: The race for the semi-finals of the ICC ODI World Cup 2023 has reached an exciting turn. New Zealand defeated Sri Lanka by 5 wickets on Thursday and almost confirmed their place in the semi-finals. With this win, New Zealand has reached 10 points in the points table after all the league matches, while the Sri Lankan team also lost the last league match and exited the tournament with 4 points.

In the match played at M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru, New Zealand team achieved the target of 172 runs at the loss of 5 wickets in 23.2 overs.

Rachin Ravindra, Devon Conway and Daryl Mitchell performed brilliantly with the bat. Although no one could score a half-century, the Kiwis still won the match unilaterally. New Zealand has benefited in this match, while Pakistan’s problems have increased. Now how can Pakistan team reach the semi-finals, let us know the complete equation here.

Pakistan’s path to the semi-finals of the 2023 World Cup

Actually, after the victory of New Zealand (SL vs NZ) against Sri Lanka, it is almost certain for the Kiwi team to reach the semi-finals of the World Cup 2023. New Zealand have 10 points from 9 matches with 5 wins and a net run rate of +0.92.

At the same time, Pakistan was shocked by the victory of Kiwi team. Let us tell you that Pakistan has to play its last league match against England on 11 November. He will have to give his best performance in this match.

If Pakistan gets a chance to bat first in its last match, then it will have to defeat England by 275 runs, but if Pakistan bats later, then it will have to achieve the target in just 2.3 overs from England. Will have to do. In such a situation, the Kiwi team has given a big blow to the Pakistan team after this victory.

India and New Zealand may face each other in the semi-finals of ICC World Cup 2023

New Zealand won this match by 10 wickets. In such a situation, it is believed that India may face the Kiwi team in the semi-finals of the World Cup 2023. The Indian team is on top of the points table of this World Cup 2023, while New Zealand is likely to be at number four. This match will be played in Kolkata.