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T20 World Cup: What happens if Pakistan vs Canada match is washed out? | Cricket News – Times of India



NEW DELHI: The unpredictability of Pakistan‘s cricket team is at its peak in the ongoing T20 World Cup as they have faced one of the biggest upsets in the history of the tournament against the USA. They followed that up with a narrow defeat against arch-rivals India despite being in a comfortable position to win.
The Babar Azam-led side is under pressure, knowing that they are not in command of their fate in this T20 World Cup, and their chances to qualify for the Super 8 now depend on the performance of other teams in the remaining matches of Group A, which includes India, USA, Canada, and Ireland.
Pakistan now need a few things to go their way to keep their T20 World Cup hopes alive, primarily focusing on winning against Canada with a huge margin to improve their run rate and then focusing on Ireland.

Currently, Pakistan are in fourth place with 0 points from 2 losses and a net run rate of -0.150. In contrast, India currently have 4 points from 2 wins, showcasing an impressive net run rate of +1.455. Meanwhile, the USA also have 4 points with 2 wins, but their net run rate of +0.626 positions them second in the standings. Canada are third with 2 points from 1 win in their two matches.
How can Pakistan qualify for Super 8 of the T20 World Cup 2024?
Pakistan’s qualification scenario:
1. Pakistan need to win their remaining two games against Canada and Ireland.
2. Pakistan should win both matches with a huge margin to improve their net run rate.
3. Pakistan also need India to win against the USA and Canada.
4. USA need to lose their remaining matches against India and Ireland.
If all these steps went in their favour, it increased Pakistan’s chances of moving ahead to Super 8. A higher net run rate reflects a team’s overall performance and can be crucial in tiebreaker scenarios if teams have the same number of points.
What Happens If Pakistan vs Canada Match Is Washed Out?
Uncertainties loom around the unpredictables, with precipitation chances reading 25 percent during the game. There is a possibility that the overs may be reduced, and the DLS rule applied, or the match could get completely washed out.
If Pakistan’s match against Canada gets washed out, both teams will secure one point each, which will knock Pakistan out of the T20 World Cup 2024.
In Group A, India are very likely to secure a Super 8 spot, so Pakistan’s competition is the USA and Canada, who have four and two points respectively. Pakistan, with zero points after their two matches, must win both remaining matches to stay alive for the Super 8 stage of the T20 World Cup 2024.

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