Pakistan defeated New Zealand by 6 wickets in the Trilateral Cricket Series in Christchurch. Pakistan achieved the target of 148 runs in the 19th over with the loss of 4 players. Pakistan played their second match against New Zealand in the tri-series on Saturday. Pakistan started chasing the target of 148 runs on the part of New Zealand, but the Pakistani batsmen did not let New Zealand run a single run at the home ground.
Pakistan defeated New Zealand by 6 wickets | Trilateral Cricket Series Christchurch
Captain Babar Azam played an unbeaten innings of 79 runs. Shadab Khan scored 34 runs off 22 balls. Mohammad Nawaz scored 16 runs, Shaan Masood Safar and Mohammad Rizwan scored 4 runs. Earlier, New Zealand won the toss and elected to bat. Finn Allen scored 13 runs, Devon Conway scored 36 runs and captain Kane Williamson played an innings of 31 runs. Glenn Phillips scored 18 runs. Jimmy Neesham scored 5 runs and Mark Chapp scored 32 runs. On behalf of Pakistan, Haris Rauf took 3 wickets, Muhammad Nawaz and Muhammad Wasim took two wickets each and Shahnawaz Durmani took one wicket. New Zealand scored 147 runs for the loss of 8 wickets in the allotted 20 overs. Pakistan defeated Bangladesh by 13 runs in the first match of the event.