Pakistan vs New Zealand Today Match – 3rd ODI Preview

Pakisatn vs New Zealand Today Match ODI

New Zealand is in Pakistan to play a full series comprises of 2 test matches and 3 ODI’s during current month. Complete match preview of Pakistan vs New Zealand today match is here for our readers.

After honors shared by both sides in a drawn test series. Pakistan have taken the lead in ODI series after winning the first ODI match of the three match series ut New Zealand bounced back to win the 2nd ODI. Now both sides are lining up again to face each other in final and series deciding ODI in Karachi.

Pakistan vs New Zealand 3rd ODI Match Preview

Pakistan defeated New Zealand by 06 wickets with almost two overs to spare. Than New Zealand stole the show in 2nd ODI with more than 50 runs margin. Pakistan batters were strangled by New Zealand spinners in 2nd ODI whereas in 1st ODI it was Naseem Shah who didn’t let New Zealand to dominate the proceedings.

Pakisatn vs New Zealand Today Match ODI

New Zealand overall played dominating cricket in both the games. Their batters looked ore assured and spinners were on the mark with ball. Pakistan needs to play out of their skin to clinch the series.

On the other hand Babar Azam is leading from the front and was top scorer in both the matches for Pakistan. However he is not getting the support from others around him. Someone other than Babar needs to step up if Pakistan wants to win the series.

Pakistan vs New Zealand Today Match Team

Pakistan Playing 11 vs New Zealand

Pakistan have recalled Fakhar Zaman and Haris Sohail in batting department and they repaid the faith put in by selectors. Fast bowler Haris Rauf and Naseem Sahah also impressed on return. Although there are few players at the bench waiting for their turn but its highly unlikely that Pakistan would ring nay changes.

Nawaz four wicket haul cemented his place at-least for the ongoing series, whereas Salman Agha also looked good in his brief stay at the crease. No changes expected in Pakistan squad.

Babar Azam (captain), Fakhar Zaman, Haris Rauf, Haris Sohail, Imam-ul-Haq, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Wasim, Naseem Shah, Agha Salman, Usama Mir

New Zealand Playing 11 vs Pakistan

New Zealand might continue to play the three spinners as it paid off well in 2nd ODI. Finn Allen needs to fire at the top as he is due for big score. Glen Phillips bowling is proving an advantage to Kiwi’s.

Kane Williamson (captain), Tom Latham, Finn Allen, Michael Bracewell, Devon Conway, Lockie Ferguson, Daryl Mitchell,  Glenn Phillips, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, 

Pakistan vs New Zealand Head to Head Record

Both teams faced each other 106 times in ODI matches with Pakistan winning 56 and New Zealand came out victorious 49 times. In last 5 matches Pakistan have won 3 matches and lost 1 game against New Zealand.

About Ehsan Muhammad Khan

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