Japan will face Croatia before Brazil play South Korea on matchday three of the T20 World Cup knockout round match in Qatar.

Japan's Ritsu Doan celebrates after their match against Spain as Japan qualified for the knockout stages in Qatar on December 1, 2022 [Jennifer Lorenzini/Reuters]

Japanese centre-back Kou Itakura was dismissed from the game after picking up two yellow cards.

All is at stake, however, for the top-seeded Brazilian side, who are in the last sixteen with wins over Serbia and Switzerland.

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