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PAK vs NZ 2nd ODI

PAK vs NZ 3rd ODI: Today at 4:00 PM, Pakistan and New Zealand will play the third game of their five-match ODI series at National Stadium Karachi. The goal of the Pakistani captain, Babar Azam, is to win this game and win the series. While on the other hand, the goal of the New Zealand captain, Tom Latham, is to win this game and back his team in the series.

New Zealand scored 288 runs in 50 overs in the series opener. Pakistan defeated New Zealand in this game by chasing down the mark in 48.3 overs. In contrast, the New Zealand squad rallied to score 336 runs in 50 overs while losing five wickets in the second game. The Kiwi squad appeared to be winning this match with ease. Pakistan, however, successfully chased down this total in 48.3 overs as a result of Fakhar Zaman’s outstanding 180 runs.

Match Details

  • Match: PAK vs NZ, 3rd ODI
  • Series: New Zealand tour of Pakistan, 2023
  • Date: Wednesday, May 03, 2023
  • Time: 4:00 PM
  • Venue: National Stadium, Karachi

PAK vs NZ 3rd ODI Two Players to Watch Out For

1. Fakhar Zaman

Fakhar Zaman
Fakhar Zaman

The left-handed opener Fakhar Zaman, who has struck hundreds in both games and twice been named man of the match, will be closely watched by all Pakistani fans. Fakhar Zaman made 117 runs in 144 balls during the opening ODI game by hitting 13 fours and a six. With the aid of 17 fours and six sixes, he amassed an unbeaten 180 runs in 144 balls during the second game. By just 20 runs, he fell short of his double century.

2. Daryl Mitchell

Daryl Mitchell

Daryl Mitchell, the third-number batsman for New Zealand, is also in excellent form right now. He performed effectively in a T20 encounter earlier. Following that, centuries were also scored in both ODI games. He scored 113 runs in 115 balls during the first ODI with the help of 11 fours and a six. In contrast, he scored 119 runs in 119 balls in the second game, using eight fours and three sixes to help him. Runs are pouring off their bat even if the New Zealand team has been unable to win the game.

Apart from these two players, the eyes of all fans will also be on Pakistani captain Babar Azam and New Zealand captain Tom Latham. Both the batsmen are starting the innings well but have been unable to score a century.

Pakistan vs New Zealand Squad

Pakistan Squad: Babar Azam (c), Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Abdullah Shafique, Agha Salman, Mohammad Nawaz, Usama Mir, Naseem Shah, Haris Rauf, Ihsanullah, Shan Masood, Iftikhar Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Wasim Jr

New Zealand Squad: Tom Latham (c & wk), Will Young, Chad Bowes, Daryl Mitchell, James Neesham, Mark Chapman, Henry Nicholls, Rachin Ravindra, Henry Shipley, Ish Sodhi, Matt Henry, Adam Milne, Cole McConchie, Tom Blundell, Blair Tickner, Ben Lister