T20 World Cup 2024 : Top 5 performances by Pakistani players against Canada

Check out the most outstanding performances by Pakistani cricketers in matches against Canada. From incredible centuries to record-breaking bowling spells, Read to find out the moments that defined their encounters.

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The Pakistan vs Canada match was another low-scoring thriller in the ICC T20 World Cup 2024, where the Men in Green had to chase a target of 107 runs. They played some quality cricket as they chased down the target in the 17th over due to the slow pitch and outfield at the Nassau County International Cricket Stadium, New York.

The victory was much needed for Pakistan to stay in the tournament. Several players from Pakistan played really well in this match, which increased their chances of qualifying for the Super 8. The most important task was to be confident enough; the players did well. 

Let's discuss the top five performances in the Pak vs Can match:

5. Shaheen Afridi

Shaheen Afridi

One of the prime bowlers of Pakistan, Shaheen Afridi, hasn't been performing well but has finally come back into form in the match against Canada, where he took one wicket and conceded 21 runs. He bowled really well and was economical. The line and length he maintained helped the team get quick breakthroughs, which was needed. 

4. Haris Rauf


Another great bowler of Pakistan, Haris Rauf is known for his fearless bowling and taking quick wickets. He dismissed two batters and conceded 26 runs. Even though he bowled at an economy of 6.50, his breakthroughs were really important. He took some really important wickets, which helped the team get back into the game. 

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3. Babar Azam

Babar Azam

Skipper Babar Azam played an important innings of 33 runs off 33 balls, which helped them win the match. His partnership with Rizwan was the main reason behind their victory. His responsible innings helped Pakistan get two important points that kept them in the tournament. Even though he batted at a strike rate of 100.00, his innings included one boundary and one six, and the kind of shots he played were magical. 

2. Mohammed Rizwan


Mohammed Rizwan is one of the best and the most reliable batters in Pakistan. He has played many beautiful knocks, but these 53 runs off 53 balls will be very important for him since he took the team past the victory line. He scored two boundaries and one six which helped them stay in the game. Without playing shots in the air, he chose to ground every shot which speaks volumes about his temperament during tough games. 

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1. Mohammad Amir

Mohammad Amir

It was one good comeback from Mohammad Amir who returned to cricket after a long time. He took two wickets and gave away just 13 runs and bowled at an economy of 3.20. In a game like this, his bowling helped Pakistan stop Canada from scoring big which was really helpful considering the nature of the pitch. Hence, he was given the Player of the Match award, 

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