Pakistan Vs Namibia – T20 World Cup 2021 Match #31 Quick Review!




Pakistan Vs Namibia Graphic
Are Pakistan peaking too early?

Pakistan Vs Namibia Quick Review – Namibia go head to head but Rizwan’s knock makes it Pakistan’s game.

Match Details, Scorecard, & Video Highlights

Scorecard: Pakistan Vs Namibia Video Highlights

Toss: Pakistan won the toss and chose to field first.

Venue: Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Umpires: Chris Brown & Chris Gaffaney

What Actually Happened

  • Winner: Pakistan won by 45 runs
  • Scores:Pakistan 189/2 Namibia 144/5
  • Player of the Match: Mohammad Rizwan 79* (50)
  • Best Figures
    • David Wiese (4-0-30-1)
    • Imad Wasim (3-0-13-1)
  • Most Runs
    • Mohammad Rizwan 79* (50)
    • David Wiese 43* (31)

Moments of The Day:

  • Rizwan & Babar rise again. A 113-run partnership. They are now establishing an iconic T20I opening partnership.
  • Pakistan took more positives – Hafeez finished with 32* (16) & Hasan Ali returned with spells of 4-0-22-1.
  • David Wiese’s 43* ensured Namibia did not collapse for a low score and got 144.

If only they had restricted Pakistan earlier….

Broken Cricket Dream of the Day: Namibia Fail To Take Advantage

  • Pakistan had an uncharacteristically slow start. At the end of the Powerplay, Pakistan were 29/0, the fourth lowest of all time in T20Is, without losing a wicket. By the end of the 8th over, Pakistan were 45/0 with Babar Azam 33 (27) & Rizwan 12 (21).

Poor death bowling by Namibia.

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T20 World Cup Points Table, Most Runs, Wickets, Catches, Dismissals

No need to go elsewhere for the Points Table, Highest Run Scorer, Highest Wicket Taker, Most Catches, and Most Dismissals. We will keep updating it in every article!

  • Charith Asalanka – 231 runs (Sri Lanka, 6 Matches)
  • Wanindu Hasaranga – 16 wickets (Sri Lanka, 8 Matches)
  • Calum MacLeod 7 catches (Scotland, 6 Matches)
  • Matthew Wade – 7 dismissals (Australia, 4 Matches)

Group 1 Table

TeamsPlayedWonLostTied
No-Result
PointsNet Run Rate
1. England44008+ 3.183
2. Australia43106+ 1.031
3. South Africa43106+ 0.742
4. Sri Lanka52304– 0.269
5. West Indies41302– 1.558
6. Bangladesh50500– 2.383
T20 World Cup 2021 Group 1 Points Table

Group 2 Table

TeamsPlayedWonLostTied
No-Result
PointsNet Run Rate
1. Pakistan44008+ 1.065
2. Afghanistan42204+ 1.481
3. New Zealand32104+ 0.816
4. India31102+ 0.073
5. Namibia31202– 1.600
6. Scotland30300– 2.645
T20 World Cup 2021 Group 2 Points Table

Also, if you have not yet read our T20 World Cup Previews, here is a list of all of them! Check them out and share ahead:

  1. A Review – Group A 2021 T20 World Cup Squads Dissected: Ireland, Namibia, Netherlands, Sri Lanka
  2. B Review – Group B 2021 T20 World Cup Squads Dissected: Bangladesh, Oman, Papua New Guinea, Scotland
  3. 1 Review – Group 1 2021 T20 World Cup Squads Dissected: Australia, England, South Africa, West Indies
  4. 2 Review – Group 2 2021 T20 World Cup Squads Dissected: India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, New Zealand

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