The fourth One-Day International match (ODI) in a series of five matches was held on May 5 at the National Stadium, Karachi. After winning the toss, New Zealand decided to bowl. This allowed Pakistan to achieve its target of 287 in 50 overs, while losing six wickets.
Imam Ul Haq was Pakistan’s best scorer, scoring 90 runs from 107 deliveries. Babar Azam also contributed 50 years. The middle order batsmen also played a significant part in the group’s display. Matt Henry, a New Zealand bowler, took three wickets in ten balls for 54 runs. He was the Kiwis’ best bowler.
New Zealand gained strength in the middle overs, but lost wickets. Tom Blundell contributed 50 years in his most memorable series round, and Cole McConchie, a debutant, also made an impressive fifty. New Zealand, despite their efforts, missed the target by 26 runs with a final score of 261 run.
The match was a thrilling and competitive one between two formidable cricket teams. The next rounds of the series will be interesting to see how both teams react.
PAK Vs NZ Match Details :
- match- Pakistan vs New Zealand, 4th ODI
- date and time- 5 May, 4 pm (Indian Time)
- Place- National Cricket Stadium Karachi
Head to Head : Pak Vs NZ
New Zealand and Pakistan have faced each other in multiple ODIs. Pakistan has won the most matches, 58. New Zealand, however, has won 50. In the 50-overs game, Pakistan is the winner.
Prediction for PAK vs NZ:
New Zealand is the winner of this match at National Karachi Stadium. New Zealand will earn the match by making an honest effort, since they have lost the series proactively by 3 to 0.
Pak Vs NZ Report on the Pitch :
The fourth ODI between Pakistan and New Zealand will be played on the National Stadium Karachi.
National Stadium Karachi pitch is perceived to be positive for batting. It will lean towards turn bowlers in One Day International matches. The pitch’s level surface provides a good bob that allows batsmen to easily execute their shots.
The typical score for ODIs at this stadium is between 260 and 270 runs. Teams that bat first enjoy an added benefit, as the contribution will generally stop the next innings.
So, the bowlers are able to take advantage of these circumstances and limit the opposition’s scoring rate. The pitch at National Stadium Karachi is ideal for cricket because it guarantees a fair rivalry between ball and bat.
Weather Report for PAK vs NZ:
The match between Pakistan and New Zealand is being played at National Stadium Karachi, where the current temperature is 34degc. There’s a 21km/hr breeze speed. The current match has NO precipitation. It is wonderful to know that the rain will not be a problem in this match.
NZ vs PAK Captaincy picks
Babar Azam, Pakistan’s captain, has scored two half-centuries back to back in recent matches, including a 54 run knockoff in 62 balls during the previous game.
Fakhar is currently the leading run-scorer in Pakistan. He has scored 316 in three matches at a strike-rate of 111.26. Fakhar also made centuries in both the first and second games of the series.
Imam ul Haq was awarded the Player of Match award for his 90 runs in 107 balls during the final game. With 174 runs scored in three games, he is the second highest run-scorer in the series for Pakistan.
Daryl Mitchell scored two centuries and 21 runs in the first game of this series. This totaled 263 runs with an average of 87.66, and a strike-rate of 101.93, in three games.
Naseem has taken five wickets in three matches, with an average of 24 and an economy rate of 4.26. His strike rate is 33.79.
NZ Dream11 Vs PAK Dream11:
Keeper :Tom Latham
Batters: Babar Azam, Imam-ul-Haq
All-rounders: Agha Salman, Cole McConchie
Bowlers: Adam Milne, Matt Henry, Shaheen Afridi, Naseem Shah, Mohammad Wasim
Playing XI of NZ vs PAK:
Babar Azam (C), Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Abdullah Shafique, Agha Salman, Shabad Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Shaheen Afridi, Naseem Shah, Mohammad Wasim
Henry Nicholls. Daryl Mitchell. Mark Chapman. Cole McConchie. Henry Shipley. Tom Latham. Tom Blundell.
PAK vs NZ live Telecast:
Sony Sports Organization, SonyLiv Application and Sony Sports Organization will broadcast the match live.