SIX! SIX! SIX! Three-in-three from Matthew Wade and Australia have stunned Pakistan in this big chase off 177.
22 were needed in the last 12 balls and Wade took Australia home with 6 balls to spare.
Shaheen Afridi, who had a dream World Cup, and was railing through opposition top orders, started in top form in his maiden over of the match.
It was therefore all the more rough to see him get hammered for three sixes in a row to take Australia march into the final of 2021 T20 World Cup.
Perhaps, a dropped catch of Wade by Hassan Ali just moments earlier proved to be fatal for Pakistan who lost the game in last moments of the match.
Pakistani leg-spinner Shadab Khan did his best, raking in figures of 4/26 against Australia [the best for a T20 World Cup semi-final] but it wasn’t enough.
Australia managed to bounce back as Stoinis and Matthew Wade struck up a solid partnership, hitting Hassan Ali, Rauf and then Afridi in the penultimate over.
Australia are five-time winners of the 50-over World Cup but await their first T20 World Cup crown in six attempts, against New Zealand who are waiting for them in the final on November 14.
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