Pakistan can still qualify for Super 8. What India's win against USA means for Babar Azam's team and Florida's weather dynamics

Pakistan sealed their first victory of the current competition T20 World Cup Tuesday, beating Canada by seven wickets. Babar Azam and Co. began their campaign with back-to-back defeats against the United States and India, and are now trying to qualify for the Super 8 stage.

Pakistan will fight for a place in the Super 8s with the United States. (AFP)

Pakistan are third in Group A, with two points from three matches, behind second-placed United States (four points) and ahead of fourth-placed Canada (two points). Pakistan have a better run rate than all the teams in their group.

What does US defeat against India mean for Pakistan?

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USA's loss to India with 10 balls to spare makes the net run rate equation irrelevant in Group A. Pakistan is ahead of the USA, with a net run rate of +0.191, against +0.127 for co-organizers.

Pakistan will qualify for the Super 8 stage even if they beat Ireland in a Super Over and Ireland beat USA. Pakistan will reach the Super 8 stage if they beat Ireland and USA lose to them, and the margin of victory doesn't matter. Meanwhile, USA needs at least a point against Ireland or they need Pakistan to lose a point to qualify for the Super 8 stage.

Pakistan's biggest concern: the weather

Pakistan's biggest concern will be the weather at Lauderhill for these crucial encounters. If one of them is eliminated, the United States will reach the Super 8s.

On Sunday in Florida, for the match against Pakistan, there will be a chance of rain with a thunderstorm. According to Accuweather, it will also be cloudy. Meanwhile, on Friday, when Ireland take on the United States, the weather is expected to be cloudy with some showers and severe thunderstorms, according to Accuweather. There could also be flooding issues.

Pakistan will face Ireland on Sunday and will be hoping for victory. Meanwhile, the USA vs Ireland match is scheduled for Friday. Speaking after the crucial win against Canada, Babar said: “Good for us. We needed this win. Thanks to the team. We started well and took wickets with the new ball. We had NRR in the lead. First six overs are very crucial here You evaluate after 6 overs. Then we tried to take on the spinners. We will go there with the same mindset. be better from here So, I was angry, I always do my best.

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