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Pakistan vs Bangladesh, World Cup 2019: Pakistani fans troll Pakistan cricket team, world cup exit inevitable

Pakistan vs Bangladesh, World Cup 2019: Sarfaraz Ahmed said Pakistan will try to score 500 in Pakistan vs Bangladesh, gets trolled Pakistani fans.

Jul 5, 2019 15:57 IST
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Pakistan vs Bangladesh cricket match, World Cup 2019: The Pakistan vs Bangladesh cricket match has begun at Lord’s, London. The Pakistan cricket team is set for an impossible task today. The Sarfaraz Ahmed-led Pakistan will have to defeat Bangladesh by an impossibly huge margin to overtake New Zealand in net run rate and become the fourth semi-finalist.

Ahead of the crucial match, Pakistan skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed said that Pakistan will try and post 500 against Bangladesh at Lord's. "We will give it our best but we have to be realistic. If we make 500 or 400 runs, we can surely hope that the opposition team can get out on 50," said Sarfaraz. Sarfaraz Ahmed's comments amused Pakistani fans who did not waste their time in trolling the Pakistani cricket team and the Pakistan skipper.

Pakistan vs Bangladesh World Cup Match Details

World Cup Match 43: Pakistan vs Bangladesh

Venue: Lord’s, London

Time: 3 pm IST

Pakistan’s semi-final chances dwindled the day India lost its match against England on June 30 and then again on July 3, when England beat New Zealand to become the third semi-finalist. Pakistan now has just one match to go, against Bangladesh and if its wins, it will have the same number of points as New Zealand, which is 11. However, New Zealand has a better net run rate than Pakistan and so it is almost certain that New Zealand will be the fourth semi-finalist.

However, Pakistan has not lost hope, it now faces an impossible task of winning the toss, batting first and putting a score as big as 350 runs on board and beating Bangladesh by at least 311 runs. Luckily for Pakistan, skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed won the crucial toss and opted to bat first. If Bangladesh had won the toss, Pakistan would have lost out on its semi-final chance even before a ball was bowled.

Three Scenarios in which Pakistan can qualify for World Cup semi-finals:

1. Pakistan beat Bangladesh by 311 runs after scoring 350

2. Pakistan beat Bangladesh by 316 runs after scoring 400

3.
Pakistan beat Bangladesh by 321 runs after scoring 450

Pakistani fans reaction to Sarfaraz Ahmed's claim that Pakistan will try to score 500 runs today:

While Pakistan's semi-final chances are almost impossible, Pakistani fans have some hillarious qualification suggestions for Pakistan. Following are some of the memes posted by Pakistani fans for Pakistan cricket team.

Pakistani fans reaction to semi-final qualification scenarios:

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