In the first semi-final match of the T20 World Cup 2022, Pakistan won the semi-final match by 7 wickets with New Zealand due to great performance in batting and bowling. After winning this match, Pakistan reached the final of the T20 World Cup 2022. New Zealand is out of the T20 World Cup 2022 after losing this match with Pakistan.
Earlier, New Zealand won the toss and chose to bat first and made a low score of 152/4 in 20 overs on a good batting pitch due to good bowling by Shaheen Afridi 2/24 (4), and Mohammad Nawaz 1/12 (2). Daryl Mitchell 53* (35), Kane Williamson 46 (42), and Devon Conway 21 (20) were good batting from the New Zealand side. After this inning, New Zealand set a low target of 153 runs in 20 overs in a good batting field for Pakistan to win the semi-final match.
During chasing, Pakistan loses 3 wickets, reached the target of 153 runs in 19.1 overs, and won the match by 7 wickets with New Zealand due to great batting by Mohammad Rizwan 57 (43), Babar Azam 53 (42), and Mohammad Haris 30 (26). Both Trent Boult 2/33 (4), and Mitchell Santner 1/26 (4) were good bowling from the New Zealand side.
Mohammad Rizwan (PAK), 57 (43), was declared as the Player of the Match due to his great performance in batting.