The first semi-final of the ICCT Twenty World Cup 2022 between Pakistan and New Zealand will be played on November 9. The match between Pakistan and New Zealand will be played at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG). In the Super 12 round group, Pakistan finished second in Group 2 while New Zealand topped Group 1.
Pakistan, looking like an unlikely candidate to enter the semi-finals after defeats to India and Zimbabwe, are second in the Group 2 points table with six points thanks to South Africa's loss to the Netherlands. Pakistan won three out of five and lost two. Pakistan managed to overtake Bangladesh, Netherlands and South Africa.
New Zealand played a total of five matches in the Super 12 round, defeating Australia, Ireland and Sri Lanka in three matches each. New Zealand lost the match against England while the match against Afghanistan had to be canceled due to rain. New Zealand had the highest net run rate in the points table, finishing first with seven points in group 1.