PAK vs NZ 4th T20I: Mohammad Rizwan OUT, Fakhar Zaman IN, Pakistan's Likely Playing11 for 4th T20I against New Zealand
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PAK vs NZ 4th T20I: The ongoing Pakistan vs New Zealand five-game T20I series is nicely poised with the scoreline of 1-1 after three matches. The two sides will lock horns for the 4th T20I at the Gadaffi Stadium in Lahore on April 25. The fixture, PAK vs NZ, will begin at 8:00 PM IST.

The first game of the PAK vs NZ T20I series was washed out due to incessant rain in Rawalpindi, a few days ago. Though the opening fixture of the series couldn’t produce a result, the forecast for the remainder of the five-match series was promising.

Pakistan and New Zealand met for the second T20I, and the home side emerged triumphant by seven wickets. The Pakistanis showcased their comprehensive abilities in the game to topple the Kiwis.

However, to everyone’s surprise, New Zealand made a turn-around in the third game to ground the flying Pakistan. The second string New Zealand, touring Pakistan, handed a seven-wicket defeat to Pakistan in the PAK vs NZ 3rd T20I to level the T20I series 1-1.

Pakistan and New Zealand will now cross swords at the Gadaffi Stadium in the upcoming 4th T20I of the five-match series. The fixture is of utmost importance as the series is currently levelled at 1-1 and this game could turn out to be an epic clash.

The hosts are likely to have a few changes in their playing11 for the PAK vs NZ 4th T20I, which will be discussed in the next section.

PAK vs NZ: Pakistan’s Likely Playing11 for 4th T20I against New Zealand

PAK vs NZ 4th T20I: Mohammad Rizwan OUT, Fakhar Zaman IN, Pakistan's Likely Playing11 for 4th T20I against New Zealand
PAK vs NZ 4th T20I: Mohammad Rizwan OUT, Fakhar Zaman IN, Pakistan's Likely Playing11 for 4th T20I against New Zealand 2

In a setback, Pakistan will miss wicketkeeper batter Mohammad Rizwan, who has suffered a hamstring injury. Rizwan has already been ruled out for the remainder of the PAK vs NZ T20I series. Usman Khan is all set to take over the wicketkeeping duties from Rizwan for the next two T20Is.

Furthermore, Irfan Khan Niazi is also not available for the selection for the last two T20Is.

Fakhar Zaman and Imad Wasim are likely to make a comeback into Pakistan’s T20I side. While Fakhar Zaman will replace Mohammad Rizwan, Imad Wasim will cover for Irfan Khan Niazi.

In another change in Pakistan’s playing11, Usama Mir is likely to replace Abrar Ahmed in the playing11.

Below is Pakistan’s likely playing11 for 4th T20I against New Zealand:

Pakistan’s Playing11: Saim Ayub, Babar Azam (C), Usman Khan (wk), Fakhar Zaman, Iftikhar Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Imad Wasim, Abbas Afridi, Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Amir, Abrar Ahmed/Usama Mir

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