England, Australia, and Pakistan await the 4th team in the semi-finals club of the T20 World Cup 2021. England and Australia booked their tickets to the final four as South Africa fell short against England on Saturday, after Australia thrashed West Indies.
It all comes down to the New Zealand-Afghanistan clash today that will go a long way in deciding the last spot.
On Saturday, the game bid adieu to one of the greatest T20I cricketers of all time – Dwayne Bravo.
STOX IN FOCUS
Kagiso Rabada: Despite giving away a lot of runs against ENG, Rabada’s day was made by a hat-trick in his final over. The star pacer’s stock price saw a rise on Saturday.
CricStox market: The stock price shot up by 4.76% during Saturday’s trading session.
David Warner: One of the biggest positives for Australia going into the semi-finals is the renewed form of David Warner. He smashed a 56-ball 89 in the run chase against WI.
CricStox market: The stock price shot up by 10% during Saturday’s trading session.
Ish Sodhi: NZ’s best bowler this tournament has achieved the incredible stat of picking a wicket in his very first over in all 4 matches this WC. The leggie will again be key vs AFG on Sunday.
CricStox market: The stock price shot up by over 12% during Saturday’s trading session.
Rashid Khan: A lot of hopes, not just from Afghanistan fans but also Indian cricket fans, will be pinned on Rashid’s performance against NZ.
CricStox market: The stock is trading at a price of 67.90 coins ahead of Saturday’s trading session.
WHAT TO LOOK OUT FOR TODAY IN THE T20 WORLD CUP 2021
CricStox Quiz: Sunday, November 7 (2 pm-11.59 pm)
Super 12 Stage:
New Zealand vs Afghanistan – 3.30 pm
Pakistan vs Scotland – 7.30 pm
KEY STATS AHEAD OF TODAY’S MATCHES IN THE T20 WORLD CUP 2021
New Zealand vs Afghanistan:
- This is the first T20I between New Zealand and Afghanistan
- Ish Sodhi has taken a wicket in his first over in all matches so far
- Trent Boult has 8 wickets so far in this WC
- When batting first in UAE, Afghanistan has won 8 of the last 9 matches.
Pakistan vs Scotland:
- Head-to-head: Matches: 3, PAK: 3, SCO: 0
- Mohammad Rizwan needs 5 runs to break the record for most T20 runs in a year
- Scotland have taken 25 wickets in the tournament – 2nd best
- Pakistan is unbeaten so far this WC
UPCOMING MATCHES THIS WEEK IN THE T20 WORLD CUP 2021
Monday, November 8 – India vs Namibia – 7.30 pm
Wednesday, November 10 – SF 1 – 7.30 pm
Thursday, November 11 – SF 2 – 7.30 pm
Sunday, November 14 – Final – 7.30 pm
Time to rejig your portfolios. Let’s gear up ahead of the matches!