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MOHALI (Staff Report) – Pakistan will Tuesday (today) play favourite New Zealand in the 23rd match of World T20 2016 at Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali.

The match will start at 7:30pm (Indian Standard Time) and 7:00pm (Pakistan Standard Time).

Daily Pakistan Global Live Scorecard: 

Pakistan Squad:

Shahid Afridi (c), Mohammed Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Umar Akmal, Sarfraz Ahmed, Babr Azam, Iftikhar Ahmed, Khalid Lateef, Anwar Ali, Mohammad Irfan, Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Nawaz, Ahmad Shehzad, Mohammad Sami

New Zealand Squad:

Kane Williamson (c), Corey Anderson, Trent Boult, Grant Elliott, Martin Guptill, Mitchell McClenaghan, Nathan McCullum, Adam Milne, Colin Munro, Henry Nicholls, Luke Ronchi, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor

The Super 10 round comprises of 18 games, where two groups of fives teams each are fighting each other to qualify for semifinals. Top two teams from both groups will make it to semifinals. The round will conclude on March 28.

New Delhi and Mumbai will host the semi-finals on 30 and 31 March, respectively, while Eden Gardens in Kolkata will be the venue of the 3 April finals. The women’s semi-finals and final will be followed by the men’s knock-out matches. There is a reserve day for the finals.

Pakistan played Bangladesh on March 16 in the first of its Super 10 match. On March 19, Green Shirts faced off arch rival India at Kolkata’s Eden Garden stadium. It will play against Australia on March 25 after New Zealand match.

Earlier Bangladesh and Afghanistan qualified for the Super 10 round, remaining top teams of two groups in the qualifying round.

Prize for WT20 Winners:

The men’s event will carry a total prize money of $5.6million, which is an 86 per cent increase from the 2014 tournament, while the total prize money for the women’s event is $400,000, which is a 122 per cent increase from the Bangladesh event.


Points Table Group 1:

Team                    Played          Won      Lost    Tied      N/R      Points
Sri Lanka                   2                    1             2          0              0             2
England                      2                    1             1          0              0             2
South Africa             2                    1             1          0              0             2
West Indies               2                    2            0          0              0            4
Afghanistan              2                    0           2           0              0            0


Points Table Group 2:

Team                    Played          Won      Lost    Tied      N/R      Points
Pakistan                      2                    1            1          0            0              2
India                             2                    1            1          0            0              2
Australia                    2                     1           1          0            0              2
New Zealand            2                     2           0         0            0              4
Bangladesh               2                     0           2          0            0             0

World T20 Schedule and Venues:

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