T20 World Cup: Was catch drop by Hassan Ali a turning point in PakVsAus semi-final?

Hassan Ali dropped a crucial catch of Matthew Wade in the second semi-final of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup against Australia in Dubai on Thursday.–File photo

Was the catch dropped by fast bowler Hassan Ali a turning point in the second semi-final of the ICC Men’s World Cup 2021 between Pakistan and Australia in Dubai on Thursday?

Hasan Ali dropped Matthew Wade’s catch on the third ball of the 19th over off Shaheen Shah Afridi’s ball.

Speaking to the interviewer after the match, Pakistan team captain Babar Azam said the result would have been different if Ali had taken the catch.

Soon after Hassan Ali dropped the match, Pakistan lost the crucial match to Australia. As some social media users started trolling Hassan Ali, a good number of Pakistanis came forward in Pakistani pacer’s support.

Here are a few people’s responses taken from Twitter after Hassan Ali became a top trend on the micro blogging and social networking service.

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