Pakistan beat Netherlands for first win at T20 World Cup

Pakistan beat the Netherlands by six wickets in Perth on Sunday for a first win at the Twenty20 World Cup which kept their faint hopes of reaching the semi-finals alive.

After the Dutch were restricted to 91-9, with Shadab Khan taking 3-22, Pakistan cruised to 95-4 off 13.5 overs led by opening batsman Muhammad Rizwan's 49.

Pakistan's Shan Masood runs between the wickets during the ICC men's Twenty20 World Cup 2022 cricket match between Pakistan and Netherlands at the Perth Stadium on October 30, 2022 in Perth. (Photo: AFP)