Digital Desk, Sharjah. In the match played at Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Pakistan defeated New Zealand by five wickets. After winning this match, Pakistan has also taken revenge on the New Zealand team, because recently New Zealand withdrew from the tour of Pakistan at the last moment. Playing first, the Kiwi team scored 134 runs in the stipulated overs, in response to which Pakistan lost five wickets on the basis of Mohammad Rizwan’s 33 and Shoaib Malik-Asif Ali’s unbeaten 48 runs for the sixth wicket. gotta get. Haris Rauf, who showed the way to the pavilion to four New Zealand batsmen with his superb bowling, was adjudged the player of the match.
Pakistan need 44 runs in the last 30 balls, Shoaib Malik and Asif Ali at the crease PAK-91/5(15 overs)
Chasing the target of 135 runs, Pakistan’s innings faltered in the middle and so far half their team has reached the pavilion. Rizwan, the hero of the last match, showed some good hands (33 runs, 34 balls, 5 fours) but none of the batsmen other than him could face the New Zealand bowlers.
Pakistan need 77 runs in the last 10 overs, Rizwan and Hafeez at the crease, PAK-58/2(10 overs)
New Zealand bowlers held Pakistan’s batsmen in powerplay, PAK-30/1(6 overs)
Chasing a target of 135 runs, Pakistan did not have such a good start compared to the previous match. The New Zealand bowlers have kept the reins while bowling very well. Although Pakistan has lost only one wicket, while its score is currently 30 runs. Pakistan’s lone wicket has fallen in the form of captain Babar Azam (9 runs), while the hero of the previous match, Mohammad Rizwan (18 runs) remains at the crease with Fakhar Zaman (1 run). Babar was clean bowled by Tim Southee. Pakistan still need 105 runs from 84 balls to win.
Pakistan’s target of 135 runs, NZ-135/8(20 overs)
New Zealand in trouble, got a big blow as Captain Kane, NZ-100/3(15 overs)
New Zealand’s team suffered a major setback when captain Kane Williamson was run-out. Kane scored 25 runs in 26 balls with the help of one six and three fours. New Zealand still look to be struggling, with the last 30 balls left in their innings while Devon Conway (21 runs) and Glenn Phillips (4 runs) are at the crease.
New Zealand’s innings faltering till the 10th over, NZ-60/3(10 overs)
The great game of Pakistan continues. Babar’s team has put pressure on New Zealand in the first 10 overs itself. After the powerplay, New Zealand have lost two wickets in the form of Daryl Mitchell (27 runs) and James Neesham (1 run). Mitchell and Neesham were caught by Fakhar Zaman by Imad Wasim and Mohammad Hafeez respectively. Captain Williamson (12 runs) and Devon Conway (1 run) are currently at the crease.
First 6 overs were mixed
Electing to bat after losing the toss, New Zealand scored 42 runs for the loss of one wicket. The only breakthrough for Pakistan came in the form of Martin Guptill (17 runs), who was bowled by Haris Rauf. Currently, captain Kane Williamson (5 runs) and Daryl Mitchell (19 runs) are fine at the crease.
Pakistan captain Babar Azam won the toss and decided to bowl
New Zealand (Playing XI): Martin Guptill, Daryl Mitchell, Kane Williamson (C), Devon Conway, Glenn Phillips, James Neesham, Tim Seifert (WK), Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Trent Boult
Pakistan (Playing XI): Mohammad Rizwan (WK), Babar Azam (C), Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Asif Ali, Imad Wasim, Shadab Khan, Hasan Ali, Haris Rauf, Shaheen Afridi
It’s good to start. There is a good amount of spectators here, even if they are against us. Unfortunately, Lockie Ferguson is out of the tournament. Adam Milne joins the team. We have Tim, Trent, Ish, Santner and Neesham as our bowlers.-Kane Williamson, New Zealand captain
We are going to bowl first. Hopefully we can take early wickets and restrict them to low scores. Dew is also a reason. Winning always gives confidence, especially when it comes to the first match of the tournament. The boys want to maintain the performance even today. There is always room for improvement. Same team for us.– Babar Azam, Pakistan captain
Pakistan would like to maintain its winning streak in front of New Zealand
After registering a historic win over arch-rivals Team India in their opening match of the ICC T20 World Cup 2021, Babar Azam’s team would be looking to dominate New Zealand.
Pakistan performed extremely well in their match against India and started their campaign on a grand note by winning the match by 10 wickets.
However, the last few days have not been as impressive for Kane Williamson’s team. They had to face defeat against Bangladesh in the last series. The team also had to face defeat in the practice match against England and Australia. But the Blackcaps have players who can get the job done on match day.