PAK vs NZ: Just before the T20 World Cup 2022, Pakistan has got a big victory. The Pakistan team has won the ongoing Tri Series in New Zealand. In this tri-series between Bangladesh, Pakistan and New Zealand, the Pakistan team has won under the leadership of Babar Azam. Pakistan defeated New Zealand by 5 wickets in the final of this tri-series held in Christchurch on Friday.
Kane Williamson’s Fifty
In the final match, captain Babar Azam won the toss and put New Zealand to bat first. The start of the Kiwi team was poor and Finn Allen (12) returned to the pavilion on a total of 12 runs. After this, captain Kane Williamson took the innings forward by making small partnerships with Devon Conway (14), Glenn Phillips (29) and Mark Chapman (25). Captain Kane Williamson was dismissed after playing a quick innings of 59 runs off 38 balls. James Neesham also scored 17 runs in 10 balls. New Zealand scored 163 runs for the loss of seven wickets in the allotted over. Here Naseem Shah and Haris Rauf got 2-2 and Shadab Khan and Mohammad Nawaz got 1-1 wickets.
Pak’s middle order batsmen’s innings
In response to the target of 164 runs, Pakistan started with an average. Captain Babar Azam scored 15 and Mohammad Rizwan scored 34 runs. Both batted at a slow pace. Shan Masood also scored 19 runs off 21 balls. Mohammad Nawaz and Haider Ali took over the Pakistan team, which had lost three wickets for 74 runs in 11.3 overs. Both scored runs in a quick fashion.
Sealed with a six!
— Pakistan Cricket (@TheRealPCB) October 14, 2022
Nawaz remained unbeaten on 38 off 22 balls. On the other hand, Haider Ali became the victim of Tim Southee by scoring 31 runs in 15 balls. Here Iftikhar Ahmed also scored 25 runs in 14 balls. Pakistan team won the match with three balls remaining.
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