New Zealand Vs Pakistan ODI series is a trending topic nowadays.In the 1st and 2nd ODI New Zealand beat Pakistan.As we know kiwis are always remaining a step ahead to Pakistan.The 5th ODI which is going to held in Basin Reserve, Wellington stadium, Pakistan practiced very hard to won this ODI.As in the series of 5 Pakistan is already 2 down.So this match is very important to decide the winner.
In the 1st ODI, the rain caused some disturbance but Martin Guptill gave his best and helped the Kiwis to win the match.In Nelson On Tuesday, he gave Pakistan tough task and won the match by 8 wickets.Although rain caused the inconvenience yet Kiwis managed to win.
In the 2nd ODI, the condition was same it rained and it imposed the heavy effect on Pakistan.New Zealand was bating and achieved 64/2 after 14 overs in reply to Pakistan.As Pakistan made 246/9.Due to heavy rain Kiwis have to left the pitch.They have to stay 2 hours away from the field.Then the game continued again and Duckworth-Lewis method was imposed.The target of Kiwis was set to 151 in the 25 overs means they left with 11 more over to chase 87 runs.
Pakistan made the nice strategy and gave the tough time to New Zealand.The also created some resistances to Kiwis.These were the tricky things and they gain the tough partnership.But the rain played an important role in the luck of Kiwis.
But Kiwis also managed some tricks and made the best partnership with the help of Ross Taylor and Guptill.They played in such a way that they managed to chase the target with the seven balls left behind.Guptill was at 31-40 balls when they paused the match.When it resumed Guptill was at the score of 86-71 balls and remained not out.Ross Taylor also played well.
Williamson said that the game of Martin and Ross come to run after rain and they give the stunning game.Martin plays well and uses strategies to win the match.
It was the rain which decided the fate of matches.It made Pakistan winless and the fate of both of the matches was decided under the Duckworth-Lewis method.
In an interview, Sarfraz Ahmed, the captain of Green Shirts said that We are not happy with the batting of Pakistan as first 10 over decides the fate of match but we lost most important wickets in these overs.These things give the bad effect.
Our first order batting was not well but lower order batting did it best.
Pakistan won the toss and decided to bat.
Now the 5th ODI which is the most important match for both of the teams is going to happen Tomorrow(Jan 19, Friday).
Pakistan Vs New Zealand 5th ODI Time:-
The match will start at 03:00 AM, 10:00 PM GMT(Jan 19) / 11:00 AM LOCAL.
Pakistan Vs New Zealand 5th ODI Venue:-
The venue of this match is Basin Reserve, Wellington
Pakistan Vs New Zealand 5th ODI Squad:-
Pakistan:- Mohammad Nawaz, Hasan Ali, Aamer Yamin, Azhar Ali, Sarfraz Ahmed(w/c), Imam-ul-Haq, Babar Azam, Mohammad Hafeez, Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Amir, Rumman Raees, Haris Sohail, Shoaib Malik, Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf,
New Zealand:- Henry Nicholls, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Todd Astle, Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boult, Matt Henry, Martin Guptill, Colin Munro, Kane Williamson(c), Ross Taylor, Tom Latham(w), Colin de Grandhomme.
The weather expectation is to be a cloudy day and chance of rain.So the decision of Captain of the toss-winning team will decide the fate of the match.As the match is important is important for both teams.
Pakistan Vs New Zealand live streaming:-
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