LONDON: England’s back-to-back wins against India and New Zealand has virtually knocked out Pakistan from the World Cup 2019 as the team now need to beat Bangladesh by at least 312 runs at Lord’s on Friday to qualify for the semi-finals.
Pakistan currently stands at the fifth position with nine points and a net run rate of -0.792.
It’s pertinent for Pakistan to bat first on Friday because if Sarfaraz loses the toss and Bangladesh bat first, Pakistan will be eliminated directly.
Scenerios for Pakistan to Qualify
– Beat Bangladesh by 312 runs after scoring 350
– Beat Bangladesh by 316 runs after scoring 400
– Beat Bangladesh by 321 runs after scoring 450