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A threat for early exit for the defending champions

Prior to last night's clash between Aussies and Pakistanis, Aussies no doubt outclassed Pakistanis in every department of the game, which was expected and which I was concerned for but other people didn't acknowledged it and were being optimistic with the result.

Don't wanna say anything regarding yesterday's match and performance of Pakistani team but now we're on the mercy of Australia v Bangladesh match, which I think is gonna happen that Aussies would want Pakistani kicked out of the world T20 by making Bangladeshis winning the next encounter against the Aussies because Pakistan no doubt can prove to be a tough opposition for Aussies. That's why teams have this option of depending on other team's results on their last priorities.

So I bet it would be Pakistan who would be returning home, because statistics of Group A are saying so, after playing two matches Pakistan got 2 points with Net Run Rate of -0.325, whereas Australia after winning their match yesterday are on +1.700, they still have to play their match against Bangladesh and Bangladesh on -1.050 and they still have to play another match in this group which is against the Aussies. So a person with limited mathematical knowledge can easily understand that if Bangladesh win their final match of the group against Aussies, they will definitely going to become the second seed team of this group with Australia replacing Pakistan as the First Seed team in Group A. All Pakistanis can hope for is that Aussies thrash Bangladesh out of this tournament!

Tough luck. We should start preparing for "grand welcome" for our team. And like I said, Aussies will definitely do the same to kick out Pakistan as they are a difficult opposition to tackle and to make their position concreted for the semis.

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