All the teams participating in the Super-12 stage of the T20 World Cup 2022 have been decided. Zimbabwe was the last team to reach the Super-12. Craig Irwin-led Zimbabwe achieved this feat by defeating Scotland by five wickets in a match in Hobart. Before Zimbabwe, Sri Lanka, Netherlands and Ireland also qualified for the Super-12 by winning the qualifying rounds. Out of these four teams, Zimbabwe and Netherlands have got entry in India’s group. While Sri Lanka and Scotland got a place in Group 1.
Zimbabwe finished first in Group B of the qualifying round 1. Due to this, he has got entry in Group-2 of Super-12 stage which includes teams from India, Pakistan, South Africa, Bangladesh. Due to this, Zimbabwe’s match against India November 6 Has been fixed to be in Melbourne. India’s match against Netherlands is to be held on 27 October.
Group 1: England, Australia, New Zealand, Afghanistan, Group A winner (Sri Lanka), Group B runner-up (Scotland)
Group 2: India, Pakistan, South Africa, Bangladesh, Group A runner-up (Netherlands), Group B winner (Zimbabwe)
World Cup being played in three stages
The T20 World Cup 2022 is being played in a total of three stages, which include Round 1, Super-12 and Playoff matches. 8 out of 16 teams participating in the tournament have directly qualified for the Group-12 stage, while the remaining 4 teams Sri Lanka, Netherlands, Ireland and Scotland have qualified for the Super-12 by winning the qualification rounds.
India’s first match with PAK
The Indian team is going to land in this World Cup with the intention of ending the title drought. His first match is against Pakistan in Melbourne on 23 October. After this, on October 27, he will have a match with Group-A’s runner-up team Netherlands. Then Rohit Brigade will take on South Africa on 30 October and Bangladesh on 2 November. Then the last match of Team India Super-12 stage will face the winner team of Group-B on November 6.
Against India in T20 World Cup 2022 (Indian Time):
23 October v Pakistan, 1.30 pm, Melbourne
27 October v Netherlands, Sydney at 12.30 pm
30 October v South Africa, 4.30 pm, Perth
2 November v Bangladesh, 1.30 pm, Adelaide
November 6 v Zimbabwe, 1.30 pm, Melbourne
This was the Zimbabwe-Scotland match
Batting first after winning the toss, Scotland scored 132 runs for six wickets. George Munsey top scored with 54 and Callum McLeod scored 25 runs. Tendai Chatara and Nagarwa took two wickets each for Zimbabwe. In reply, Zimbabwe won the match by scoring 133 runs for five wickets in 18.3 overs. Craig Irvine 58 and Sikandar Raza played match-winning innings of 40 runs.