'Azam Khan won't return to Pakistan because…': T20 World Cup exit ignites internet

from Pakistan T20 World Cup 2024 The campaign ended on Friday after the United States qualified for the first stage of the Super 8s. Babar Azam and co, who have picked up two points from three matches, were hoping for Ireland's victory over the USA in their previous Group A match. However, fate had other plans in store as the interstate clash -United and Ireland was canceled due to heavy rain in Florida, allowing the co-hosts to qualify for the Super 8s with five points. As Pakistan only has one match left to play Group stageso the maximum they can get is a total of four points.

After Pakistan's shocking exit from the World Cup, social media was flooded with hilarious memes as the hashtag 'Bye Bye Pakistan' started trending on X (formerly Twitter).

With victories over neighbors Canada and heavyweights Pakistan in their opening two outings, the United States joined India in the Super Eight leg of the T20 showpiece after their failed last group match.

USA finished their group campaign with five points from four matches and Pakistan, even if they win their final match against Ireland, can reach a maximum of four points.

Pakistan lost to India in New York on Sunday in a close match, failing to reach a target of 120. Before that, in their opening match in Dallas, they suffered a defeat Super Over clash against the United States.

These back-to-back defeats meant that Pakistan's chances of qualifying for the Super Eight were already beyond their control. It's yet another world tournament where the unpredictable Pakistanis once again came out too late.

Pakistan's final group stage match is against Ireland on Sunday in Florida.

(With PTI inputs)

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