James Faulkner registered a maiden five-wicket haul in Twenty20 Internationals as Australia limited Pakistan to 172 for eight in a chase of 194 runs, thereby securing a crucial 21-run win in the Super 10 Group 2 encounter of the ICC World Twenty20 in Mohali.
West Indies T20 skipper Darren Sammy has expressed confidence in his team's ability to defeat South Africa in their upcoming Group 1 encounter of the ongoing ICC World Twenty20 tournament at Nagpur on Friday.
Although New Zealand have already qualified from Group 2 for the ICC World Twenty20 2016 semi-finals, Australia, India and Pakistan are battling to join them, as Chetan Narula explains in his latest video report.
New Zealand became the first team to qualify for the semi-finals of the 2016 World T20 after they beat Pakistan - who cracked under pressure after a good start - by 22 runs, writes Chetan Narula in Mohali.
After a boundary studded 80 from Martin Guptill, New Zealand managed to restrict Pakistan to 158 for five in a chase of 181 runs to complete a 22-run victory in the Super 10 Group 2 encounter in Mohali and qualified for the semi-finals of the ICC World Twenty20.