Pakistan qualified for Semi-final; Controversial Umpiring broke the heart of Tigers fans



It was unexpected for Paki fans that team Pakistan would qualify in the SEMI-FINAL of the ICC world t20 world cup 2022. But It happened, but credit also went to the Netherlands. The equation was very complicated. If underdog Netherlands could beat mighty South Africa, then there would be a chance for Pakistan and Bangladesh to qualify for the semi-final.



This Sunday morning started with an upset of the Netherlands' victory against favorite South Africa. It opened the door for Pakistan and Bangladesh to play in Semi. Pakistan properly used the opportunity and defeated Bangladesh by 5 wickets. Team Shakib won the toss and elected to bat first. Dashing opener Liton Das could not set today after hitting a beautiful six; he lost his wicket at 10 (8) runs. Number 3 Soumya Sarkar and Najmul Shanto gave Bangladesh a good start. Their partnership added 52 runs in score broad.



At the team score of 73, Sarkar failed to hit a reverse sweep and gave a catch to Shan Mashood, and shadab picked up his first wicket. In very next ball, captain Shakib missed Shadab's spinning delivery. It was an appeal for the LBW on-field umpire gave his decision Shakib as out, He took DRS, but on review, it was clear that the ball touched Shakib's bat before his pad. Surprisingly the third umpire showed his decision on the giant screen as out.

Shakib was unsatisfied with the umpire's decision and made some arguments with on-field umpires and left the ground. After Shakib's wicket, no other Bangladeshi batter could not make the partnership or score fast.



Shaheen Afridi took 4 wickets, Shadab Khan took 2 wickets, and Rauf and Iftekhar took one wicket each. Shanto got his 2nd T20 half-century and lost his wicket at 54 (48). Afif scored 24* (20). At last, Bangladesh ended their innings at 127/8 after 20 overs.


In reply, Bangladeshi bowlers tried to create pressure on Paki Batsman, but missed catches and bad fielding did not make the match in their favor. Pakistan reached their target before 11 balls. Muhammad Rizwan scored 32(32), and Babar scored a slow 25(33), but Muhammad Haris and Shan Mashood carried their team to the target score by sacrificing 5 wickets.

Shakib, Nasum. Mustafiz and Ebadot took one wicket each. After the match, Tiger's fans and some cricket experts like Akash Chopra raised the question of poor umpiring.



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