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PAK vs AUS Toss Live Updates T20 World Cup 2021: Australia send Pakistan to bat first after winning toss

Pakistan are so far unbeaten in the tournament while Australia are coming into the semifinal after two back to back wins against West Indies and Bangladesh. Toss at 7:00 PM.

India TV Sports Desk Written by: India TV Sports Desk New Delhi Updated on: November 11, 2021 19:08 IST
Babar Azam and Aaron Finch
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Babar Azam's Pakistan will take on Aaron Finch's Australia in the second semifinal of the T20 World Cup in Dubai. (File Photo)

Australia captain Aaron Finch has opted to bowl first after winning the toss against Babar Azam-led Pakistan in Semifinal 2 of T20 World Cup in Dubai on Thursday.

Playing XI

Pakistan Mohammad Rizwan(w), Babar Azam(c), Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Asif Ali, Shadab Khan, Imad Wasim, Hasan Ali, Haris Rauf, Shaheen Afridi

Australia David Warner, Aaron Finch(c), Mitchell Marsh, Steven Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Matthew Wade(w), Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood

Babar Azam's Pakistan cricket team will be up against Aaron Finch's Australian side in the second semifinal of the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 here at the Dubai International Stadium, Dubai on Thursday. Pakistan are so far unbeaten in the tournament while Australia are coming into the semifinal after two back to back wins against West Indies and Bangladesh. The winner of the match will play the final of the T20 World Cup against New Zealand on Sunday. 

News coming from Pakistan dressing room as Mohammad Rizwan, Shoaib Malik declared fit for the match

In a major relief for Pakistan, opener Mohammad Rizwan and middle-order batter Shoaib Malik have been declared fit by the medical team to take part in the Men's T20 World Cup semi-final game against Australia, here on Thursday.

Both Rizwan and Malik were down with mild flu and fever and had stayed away from training on the eve of the game. However, they have tested negative for Covid-19 twice in three days.

Pakistan vs Australia Toss head to head in previous World Cup editions

ICC T20 World Cup 2007: Pakistan had won toss & elected to field first; Pakistan won by 6 wickets

ICC T20 World Cup 2010: Australia had won toss & elected to bat first; Australia won by 34 runs 

ICC T20 World Cup 2010 semifinal: Australia had won toss & elected to field first; Australia won by 3 wickets

ICC T20 World Cup 2012: Australia had won toss & elected to field first; Pakistan won by 32 runs

ICC T20 World Cup 2014: Australia had won toss & elected to field first; Pakistan won by 16 runs

ICC T20 World Cup 2016: Australia had won toss & elected to bat first; Australia won by 21 runs

T20I Head-to-head

  • Pakistan 13
  • Australia 9 

Head-to-head in T20 World Cups

  • Pakistan 3
  • Australia 3

Pakistan Probable XI Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Babar Azam (c), Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Asif Ali, Imad Wasim, Shadab Khan, Hasan Ali, Haris Rauf, Shaheen Shah Afridi

Australia Probable XI David Warner, Aaron Finch (c), Mitchell Marsh, Steve Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Matthew Wade (wk), Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood.

Live Streaming

You can watch the T20 World Cup 2021 semifinal 2 game- Pakistan vs Australia Live Online on Hotstar and TV Telecast on Star Sports Network.

Pakistan Squad Mohammad Rizwan(w), Babar Azam(c), Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Asif Ali, Shadab Khan, Imad Wasim, Hasan Ali, Haris Rauf, Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Nawaz, Haider Ali, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Sarfaraz Ahmed

Australia Squad David Warner, Aaron Finch(c), Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Steven Smith, Marcus Stoinis, Matthew Wade(w), Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood, Kane Richardson, Ashton Agar, Mitchell Swepson, Josh Inglis