New Zealand beat Pakistan by 22 runs, enter semifinals


Mohali: New Zealand defeated Pakistan by 22 runs in their Super 10 Group 2 match to enter the semifinals of ICC World Twenty20 here today.

Opting to bat, New Zealand scored 180 for five, and then restricted Pakistan to 158/5 in the stipulated 20 overs.

Brief scores:

New Zealand: 180/5 in 20 overs (Martin Guptill 80, Ross Taylor 36 not out; Mohammad Sami 2/23, Shahid Afridi 2/40).

Pakistan: 158/5 in 20 overs (Sharjeel Khan 47, Ahmed Shehzad 30; Adam Milne 2/26, Mitchell Santner 2/29).

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