The bookmakers said England. They said India. They said West Indies. After looking at the first stage, Sri Lanka, they said, could spring a surprise.
The attacking left-hander scored 289 runs in the tournament after being unceremoniously dumped by his IPL side Sunrisers Hyderabad.
Mitchell has always preferred to take it deep and it wasn’t a surprise to see what he did to England, says former batting coach
Speaking on the Samaa television channel, Afridi said that the BCCI's decision to appoint Rohit Sharma as India's T20 captain was a good one.
Considering how both Australia and New Zealand won their respective semifinals against fancied opponents, one can expect another dramatic finish at the 'Ring of Fire'.
Kohli, who has taken rest for the T20 series and one Test against New Zealand to recover bubble fatigue in COVID times, has relinquished captaincy in the shortest format after the showpiece event.
Pakistan's former captains Akram, Waqar Younis, Rashid Latif, Misbah and Inzamam-ul-Haq backed Hasan and said it would be unfair to hold him responsible for Pakistan's five-wicket defeat.
New Zealand registered a sensational five-wicket win over favourites England here on Wednesday in the first semifinals.
Ahead of the match there were concerns about Rizwan's availability for the match as he was down with flu.
Wade (41 not out off 17) and Stoinis (40 off 31) shared an unbeaten 81-run stand for the sixth wicket to pull off a five-wicket win over Pakistan.
Giving due credit to Pakistan and New Zealand for their performances against Kohli and Co, focus should equally be put on some of the selection calls made before and during the tournament
England have been a sensational form in the ongoing tournament, registering dominant victories in the Super 12 stage before losing to South Africa in their final game.
Kohli led the Indian team for the last time in T20s during their last match of the world cup against Namibia on Monday and Mushtaq said he is expecting him to soon retire.
Rohit, who will be taking over T20 captaincy from the New Zealand series, is also being tipped to lead India in the 2023 ODI World Cup.
India beat minnows Namibia by nine wickets, courtesy half centuries from Rohit Sharma (56) and KL Rahul (54 not out) in their final Super 12 match to end their campaign on a winning note.