Wade had blazed his way to an unbeaten 17-ball 41 effort to play a pivotal role in Australia's dramatic five-wicket victory against Pakistan in the semifinal of the recently concluded T20 World Cup.
Matthew Wade snatched a sensational victory by smashing three consecutive sixes in the penultimate over to hand Australia the win.
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Former Sri Lanka spinner Kumar Dharmasena will be the fourth umpire.
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Neesham had his reasons to not move an inch in the dugout after scoring a momentum-changing 27 off 11 balls in the first semifinal.
Tens of thousands of fans gathered on Thursday night in parks, clubs and shopping malls to watch the semi-final, which was broadcast on giant screens erected for the occasion.
The contest will bring back memories of the 2015 50-over final in Melbourne when Australia beat New Zealand to lift their fifth ODI World Cup.
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In the eighth over of Australia's run chase, the first ball from Hafeez slipped out of his hand and bounced twice.
While Pakistan go into the game unbeaten in their group stage, winning the toss might help the Aussies, given 10 out of the 11 games played in Dubai were won by the team chasing the target.
While Rizwan has combined with skipper Babar Azam to be one of the most destructive opening pairs of this edition, Malik has strengthened the middle order.
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From November 17, Rohit Sharma will be India's new T20 captain with Rahul Dravid in charge as head coach.
Five years ago, Williamson captained for the first time in an ICC event at the 2016 T20 World Cup and the skipper feels a lot has changed since then.
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Fakhar had scored a match-winning hundred against India in the 2017 Champions Trophy final.
The Pakistan skipper said that it had not been easy for the players since last year to constantly remain in an enclosed environment.
England have lost opening batsman Jason Roy and pace bowler Tymal Mills but they sealed a final-four place with four wins in five Super 12 games.