With 12 factors collected from seven video games, the Proteas have now joined India, the event’s host, in advancing to the final 4.
Whereas Pakistan, New Zealand and Afghanistan have all earned eight factors every, none of them will be capable of attain the 12-point mark held by South Africa within the ultimate week of group stage matches.
Fakhar Zaman delivered a blazing century off simply 63 balls, propelling Pakistan to a victory. The match was determined by the DLS technique because of two rain interruptions.
Zaman’s unbeaten 126 from 71 deliveries powered Pakistan to a complete of 200-1 in 25.3 overs, which put them 21 runs forward on the DLS calculation in a high-scoring contest.
Pakistan triumphs over New Zealand by 21 runs in rain-affected cricket World Cup Match
Earlier, New Zealand’s standout performer within the event, Rachin Ravindra, notched his third century of the competitors, whereas Kane Williamson fell simply wanting a century on his return as New Zealand posted a formidable 401-6 after being requested to bat.
This victory introduced Pakistan stage with New Zealand on eight factors, with New Zealand holding fourth place within the standings because of a superior internet run-rate in comparison with Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Pakistan, having endured a four-game shedding streak at one stage, now has an opportunity to sneak into the semifinals with their ultimate league sport scheduled in opposition to England on November 11.