PAK vs NZ Gaddafi Stadium Pitch Report, Head To Head, T20I Stats & Records, Lahore Weather Forecast
PAK vs NZ Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore

PAK vs NZ 4th T20I: With the series hung in balance, the home side Pakistan and visitors New Zealand will square off against each other in the 4th T20I of the series at Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore. The match is scheduled to start from 08:00 PM PKT (07:30 PM IST) on April 25.

Gaddafi Stadium has hosted three matches against New Zealand in 2023 where Pakistan won the first two games and New Zealand won the third. If you bat first, you win the game and it has been a trend there in the T20 internationals.

It is Home ground to Haris Rauf and Shaheen Shah Afridi, and these two along with Shadab Khan are the top three bowlers in terms of most wickets in T20I format. Apart from Haris Rauf, who is unavailable for the series, both Shaheen and Shadab are most likely to feature in the playing 11 for the 4th T20I.

The teams have landed Lahore for the 4th and 5th T20I and these two matches will be the deciders of the series. While underdogs New Zealand bounced back stronger in the third T20I after the humiliating loss in the first T20I, Pakistan would like to regain their dominance over this third-string visitors’ side.

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The first T20I of the series was washed away by rain. Pakistan dominated in the low-scoring second T20I and New Zealand made a comeback in the 3rd match by chasing 179 at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium. With a 1-1 scoreline, the last two matches will play a huge role in deciding the winners.

Below are the Gaddafi Stadium Pitch Report, Head To Head, T20I Stats & Records, and Lahore Weather Forecast:

Gaddafi Stadium Pitch Report

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With an average of just over 7 runs per over, Gaddafi Stadium is well-known for its flat wickets, which have a dry, belter surface that benefits hitters more than bowlers. The past five T20I matches played here have an average first-inning score of 183. Regarding the Pacers, they tend to let up a lot of runs, while in the second part of the game, the spinners will be in the lead.

Gaddafi Stadium T20I Stats:

Matches Played:- 21

Matches won batting first:- 12 (57.14%)

Matches won Batting Second:- 9 (42.85%)

Highest Score:- 209/3 (England)

Lowest Score:- 94/10 (New Zealand)

Average Score: 175

PAK vs NZ Head-to-head in T20Is

Matches Played– 42

PAK Won– 22

NZ won– 18

No Result– 2

Highest Total– 192/4 (Pakistan)

Lowest Total– 94 (New Zealand)

Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore Weather Forecast:

PAK vs NZ Gaddafi Stadium Pitch Report, Head To Head, T20I Stats & Records, Lahore Weather Forecast
PAK vs NZ Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore Weather Forecast

As per weather.com, The weather in Lahore will be sunny in the day and cloudy at night. Again expect the ball talking to the air as the weather is expected to be overcast. However, there is no chance of rain during the match at Gaddafi Stadium. The temperature in Lahore is expected to be around 37° Celsius, and the humidity will be about 20% during the day, whereas at night, the temperature will go down to 30° C, and humidity might rise a bit.

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