Asif Ali and Shoaib Malik’s late flourish helped Pakistan upset New Zealand by five wickets on Tuesday in the Super 12 match of the 2017 T20 World Cup in Sharjah. With two victories in as many games following this victory, the Babar Azam-led team ascended to the top of Group B. Pakistan won the match with 8 balls remaining after chasing a 135-point goal. Earlier, New Zealand’s score of 134/8 had been constrained by Haris Rauf’s four-wicket haul. Daryl Mitchell and Devon Conway each had 27 runs for New Zealand, while captain Kane Williamson chipped in with a slow 26-ball 25. Pakistan initially won the toss and decided to bat first.Pakistan vs New Zealand Highlights
The visiting New Zealand team overcame some late hitting from Odean Smith and Romario Shepherd to win the first T20 match by 13 RUNS. After winning the toss, West Indies captain Nicholas Pooran decided to bowl first. Jimmy Neesham’s 15-ball 33 helped the Kiwi squad threaten the host’s 186 runs. WI’s response was only 172/7 in 20 overs.It was very thrilling match. A match witch never be forgetable.This match was very intresting.
There was a startling amount of spin. These men can hit you very far, so the lengths are crucial. Back of a length was effective. (Had CPL experience aided? Even though they were down seven, we still saw their pyrotechnics. It is enormous. (Williamson introduces himself again.) He is a great captain and player. He and Neesham, who completed the inning, both displayed exceptional control. It’s wonderful that a few of the major men have returned.
The 15-player Pakistan cricket team has been selected by the selectors to compete in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in 2021 and the forthcoming Twenty20 Internationals against New Zealand and England.