A win against Bangladesh, how likely are Pakistan to reach the semi-finals?

A win against Bangladesh, how likely are Pakistan to reach the semi-finals? Pakistan defeated Bangladesh by seven wickets in the 31st match of the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup in India.

Pakistan chased down the target of 205 runs set by Bangladesh for the loss of three wickets in 32.3 overs in the match played at the Eden Gardens Stadium in Kolkata on Tuesday.

After Pakistan’s victory, Bangladesh became the first team to be eliminated from the World Cup, while Pakistan’s hopes of reaching the semi-finals are still intact.

Points table status

After the easy win against Bangladesh, Pakistan moved to fifth place in the points table of the World Cup with 6 points while the net run rate of the green shirts has become negative 0.024.

Apart from this, on the points table, India is first with 12 points, South Africa is second with 10 points, New Zealand is third with 8 points, and Australia is fourth with 8 points.

Afghanistan is sixth with 6 points, Sri Lanka is seventh with 4 points, Netherlands is eighth with 4 points, Bangladesh is ninth with 2 points, and defending champion England is tenth with 2 points.

Pakistan’s chances of going to the semi-finals

Pakistan’s chances of going to the semi-finals of the World Cup are 13 percent. Pakistan will have to win against New Zealand and then England at all costs to advance to the semi-finals.
Similarly, Pakistani fans have to pray that New Zealand lose their remaining three matches or lose at least two matches and win one match by a narrow margin.
New Zealand has to play their last three matches against South Africa, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka.

2023 World Cup Semi-Final Odds:

India – 99.9%. South Africa – 95%. New Zealand – 75%. Australia – 74%.
Afghanistan – 31%. Pakistan – 13%. Sri Lanka – 6%. Netherlands – 5.8%. England – 0.3%. Bangladesh – eliminated.

Similarly, if Australia loses its remaining three matches and Pakistan wins their three matches, the Green Shirts will reach the semi-finals of the World Cup. If Australia loses two of their remaining three matches, Pakistan will have to pray that Australia will win one of their matches by a narrow margin so that Pakistan can enter the semi-finals on net run rate.

On the other hand, comments on Pakistan’s win against Bangladesh are also being seen on social media website X.
“Seven matches, three wins, six points,” Cricinfo wrote in its tweet. Pakistan fans, are you still convinced?

Haroon writes in his tweet that in the previous World Cup (T20 World Cup) we wanted South Africa to lose, now we want South Africa to win the match for us. The Pakistan team has no credibility.

Last World Cup we wanted South Africa to lose, now we want them to win for us, The Pakistan cricket team is completely out of context.

While praising the team, Nawaz wrote that Pakistan finally won by achieving the target of 205 in 32.3 overs. Congratulations, boy!’

Finally, a win for Pakistan as they chased down the target of 205 runs in 32.3 overs.

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