Pakistan's top order stutter - Osman Samiuddin couldn't believe he was watching Babar Azam struggling inelegantly - all but disappeared as the old firm of Rizwan and Babar did the job on the night, after Shaheen Afridi and Co had applied the squeeze and clinically demolished New Zealand to land themselves in the final.
A pitch-perfect England needed just two batters, Jos Buttler and Alex Hales, to decimate India, for whom even 360-batter Suryakumar Yadav failed to fire. Sidharth Monga says the tacky pitch and their old-fashioned approach played a large part.
Netherlands qualified for the 2024 World Cup on the back of their upset of South Africa. It's as if South Africa got into a cage and slammed the door on themselves, Danyal Rasool wrote. Firdose Moonda says South Africa will have a tough time facing the future after their worst World Cup exit yet.
After the defending champions' Super-12s exit, Alex Malcom sees generational changes in the offing. There is likely to be a significant turnover of players but some positions look harder to fill than others.
As England batter their way into another world final, Mark Nicholas watches a new documentary that throws fresh light on perhaps the finest game of ODI cricket there ever has been.
And is Rilee Rossouw the only batter to score consecutive T20I hundreds? Steven Lynch has answers to these and more questions in this week's Ask Steven.
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