Pakistan after losing one of their most crucial league match against India by 89 runs is now dropped down to 9th place on team ranking while their Net Run Rate is also not that impressive. Now mostly Pakistan cricket team fans are asking one same question “How Pakistan Will Qualify For Semi Final World Cup 2019?” Well here in this article we are going to unveil all those possibilities which could help Pakistan to reach Semi Finals of World Cup 2019.
Pakistan has played total 5 group stage games so far and their 4 league matches are still left. Pakistan if managed to won all their upcoming matches under handsome rate run rate then their chances to reach Semi-Finals will increase but not confirmed as Pakistan will need some luck to qualify for the Semi Finals.
Currently Pakistan have earned only 3 points while appeared in 5 group stage matches. Pakistan has only won 1 match against England while lost their 3 crucial league matches against West Indies, Australia and India respectively. Victory in all 4 upcoming matches will help Pakistan to gain 11 points but still their Net Run Rate will create some issues for them.
To be very honest, Pakistan’s clash against India was very important as victory in that match will dual the chances of Pakistan team to reach Semi-Finals but Pakistan badly failed to took full advantage of that scenario and pushed themselves into real danger.
However, Pakistan currently needs to focus on their performances as their upcoming 4 games are scheduled against some of the best ODI sides and it will be not easy task for them to defeat them without extra ordinary preparations.
Pakistan next league match is scheduled against South Africa on 23rd June whereas Pakistan will face New Zealand o n 26th June at Birmingham. The 8th league match of Pakistan is fixed against Afghanistan on 29th June at Leeds whereas Pakistan will face Bangladesh in their last group stage match on 5th July 2019 at London.
Well the upcoming journey is not that easy for Pakistan as they needs victories in the upcoming matches at any cost but also under handsome run rate. In case Pakistan lost any of their upcoming group stage match they will be eliminate from Cricket World Cup 2019.