Cricket World Cup

New Zealand defeated Pakistan by 7 wickets in the third T20I

New Zealand defeated Pakistan by 7 wickets in the third T20I. In the third T20 match of the five-match series, New Zealand defeated Pakistan by 7 wickets.

In the third T20 match of the five-match series played in Rawalpindi, the captain of the Kiwi team won the toss and invited the host Pakistan to bat first.

Batting first, Pakistan set New Zealand a target of 179 runs to win. Playing first, Pakistan scored 178 runs for the loss of 4 wickets in the allotted 20 overs.

On behalf of Pakistan, Shadab Khan scored 41 runs, Babar Azam scored 37 runs, and Saeem Ayub scored 32 runs. Muhammad Rizwan retired after scoring 23 runs while Irfan Khan remained not out after scoring 30 runs.

For New Zealand, Sodhi took 2 wickets and Bracewell and Duffy took one wicket each. The visitors New Zealand achieved the target of 179 runs in the 19th over for the loss of 3 wickets.

On behalf of New Zealand, Mark Chapman played an unbeaten innings of 87 runs off 42 balls. Mark Chapman’s innings included 4 sixes and 9 fours.

Apart from them, Dan Foxcroft played an innings of 31 runs while Tim Robinson scored 28 runs and Tim Seifert scored 21 runs.

On behalf of Pakistan, Abbas Afridi dismissed 2 players while Naseem Shah took one wicket.

Before the match, the captain of the national team Babar Azam said that today’s pitch is looking a little difficult, there is a change in our team, today Abbas Afridi will play instead of Mohammad Amir.

It should be noted that the first T20 match of the five-match series between Pakistan and New Zealand was abandoned due to rain, while Pakistan won by 7 wickets in the second match. After Kiwis’ victory in today’s match, the series is tied at 1-1.

It should be noted that the first 3 matches of the T20 series between Pakistan and New Zealand have been played in Rawalpindi, while the remaining 2 matches will be played in Lahore.

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