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PAK vs NZ Match Highlights: Pakistan beat New Zealand by 88 runs in the first T20 match


Pak vs NZ Match Highlights: The New Zealand team has gone on a tour of Pakistan. This tour starts tomorrow (14 April) and will end on 7 May. Both teams will play five ODIs and five T20 matches. The first match of the five T20 series was played today at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore, Pakistan. The Pakistani team was led by Babar Azam, while the New Zealand team was led by Tom Latham in the absence of Kane Williamson.

Babar Azam, the captain of Pakistan, elected to bat first after winning the toss. In 19.5 overs, the team scored 182 runs while losing 10 wickets. Although the team’s beginnings weren’t particularly noteworthy, Mohammad Rizwan and Babar Azam, the first two players for Pakistan, were both dismissed during the power play. Both Fakhar Zaman and Saim Ayub contributed 47–47 run innings.

Chasing the target of 182 runs, the New Zealand team got all out for just 94 runs in 15.3 overs. Mark Chapman scored the highest inning total of 34 runs for New Zealand. For Pakistan, Haris Rawf took four wickets for 17 runs in 3.3 overs. Imad Wasim got two wickets, while Shaheen Shah Afridi, Zaman Khan, Faheem Ashraf, and Shadab Khan each got one wicket.

Match Details

  • Match: PAK vs NZ, 1st T20I, New Zealand tour of Pakistan, 2023
  • Date: Friday, April 14, 2023
  • Toss: Pakistan won the toss and opt to bat
  • Time: 9:30 PM
  • Venue: Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore
  • Result: Pakistan Won by 88 runs

Pakistan Scorecard

Total: 182-10 (19.5 Overs)

Mohammad Rizwan lbw b Milne8102080.00
Babar Azam (c)b Milne9720128.57
Fakhar Zaman c Chapman b Sodhi473442138.23
Saim Ayub run out (Bowes)472862167.85
Shadab Khan c Latham b Henry5310166.66
Iftikhar Ahmed c Latham b Henry01000.00
Imad Wasim c Henry b Neesham161320123.07
Faheem Ashraf c & b Lister221621137.50
Shaheen Shah Afridi c Bowes b Henry120050.00
Haris Rauf c Neesham b Lister11511220.00
Zaman Khan not out01000.00

New Zealand Scorecard

Total: 94-10 (15.3 Overs)

Tom Latham (c)lbw b Haris Rauf20241083.33
Chad Bowes lbw b Zaman Khan150020.00
Will Young b Shaheen Shah Afridi270028.57
Daryl Mitchell c Haris Rauf b Faheem Ashraf11520220.00
Mark Chapman c Zaman Khan b Shadab Khan342741125.92
James Neesham c sub (Shan Masood) b Haris Rauf15821187.50
Rachin Ravindra b Haris Rauf250040.00
Adam Milne c Iftikhar Ahmed b Imad Wasim350060.00
Ish Sodhi not out3300100.00
Matt Henry c Mohammad Rizwan b Imad Wasim01000.00
Ben Lister b Haris Rauf03000.00

Pakistan vs New Zealand Playing 11

Pakistan: Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Babar Azam (c), Fakhar Zaman, Saim Ayub, Shadab Khan, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imad Wasim, Faheem Ashraf, Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf, Zaman Khan

New Zealand: Tom Latham (c & wk), Chad Bowes, Will Young, Daryl Mitchell, Mark Chapman, James Neesham, Rachin Ravindra, Adam Milne, Matt Henry, Ish Sodhi, Ben Lister

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