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Cricket World Cup 2019: Pakistan Face Improbable Task To Make Semifinals

England made the semifinals of Cricket World Cup for the first time since 1992 after thrashing New Zealand, and it leaves Pakistan -- ironically the 1992 champions -- with an impossible task to qualify for the last four. Here are all the permutations and combinations

Cricket World Cup 2019: Pakistan Face Improbable Task To Make Semifinals
Pakistan are all but out of the semifinals contention. | AP Photo
Cricket World Cup 2019: Pakistan Face Improbable Task To Make Semifinals
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2019-07-12T17:08:37+05:30

England became the third team to qualify for the semifinals of the Cricket World Cup 2019 after their 119-run win against New Zealand on Wednesday.  Australia and India have already booked their places in the semis. Kiwis, despite the defeat, are almost through too as Pakistan need to beat by Bangladesh by some astronomical margins. (SCHEDULE | POINTS TABLE)

Here's what Pakistan need to do in order to overtake New Zealand and qualify for the semis.

NEW ZEALAND - Waiting for Pakistan-Bangladesh result, but are certain to qualify as -

Pakistan need to beat Bangladesh
 - by 311 runs after scoring 350
 - by 316 runs after scoring 400
 - by 321 runs after scoring 450

If Bangladesh bat first, Pakistan are as good as eliminated.

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AUSTRALIA - IN SEMIS

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INDIA - IN SEMIS

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ENGLAND - IN SEMIS

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PAKISTAN

Pakistan have won four of their eight games.

MATCHES LEFT: 1 (Against Bangladesh)

WHAT THEY NEED TO DO TO QUALIFY FOR SEMIS

Pakistan need to beat Bangladesh
 - by 311 runs after scoring 350
 - by 316 runs after scoring 400
 - by 321 runs after scoring 450

If Bangladesh bat first, Pakistan are as good as eliminated.

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BANGLADESH, SRI LANKA, WEST INDIES, AFGHANISTAN AND SOUTH AFRICA - ELIMINATED

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