New Zealand vs Pakistan will play in the 1st match of the New Zealand Tri-Series at Hagley Oval, Christchurch.
They are coming into this series after winning their last T20I series against West Indies by 2-1 and will look to sort out their best playing 11 for the T20 World Cup through this series.
With the bat, Kane Williamson, Devon Conway, and Martin Guptill will be their key players. Whereas, Glenn Philips will handle the middle order along with Michael Bracewell. James Neesham will do the finishing duties.
With the ball, Trent Boult and Tim Southee will lead the pace attack as usual along with Lockie Ferguson. Ish Sodhi and Mitch Santner will handle the spin department of the team.
Pakistan was clinical in their last game against Bangladesh and won it comfortably by 22 runs. They were decent with both bat and ball in the last game.
With the bat, their openers once again gave them a very good start. Mohammad Rizwan and Shan Masood were the top scorers for the team and scored 78* runs and 31 runs respectively.
With the ball, their pacers and spinners both bowled very well and picked up wickets at regular intervals. Mohammad Wasim Jr and Mohammad Nawaz bowled brilliantly and picked up 3 and 2 wickets respectively. Both the teams look equally strong for this contest.
New Zealand vs Pakistan Match Details
NZ vs PAK, 2nd Match, New Zealand Tri-Series 2022.
Date: 8th October, 2022
Time: 11:30 AM IST.
Venue: Hagley Oval, Christchurch.
NZ vs PAK Pitch Report 2022
Average 1st Innings score: 168
Average 2nd innings score: 142
(The average score based on the overall T20I matches played on the ground so far)
The pitch is expected to be very good for batting with short boundaries on both sides with not much help for the bowlers. Winning the toss and bowling first will be ideal.
NZ vs PAK Live Streaming
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NZ vs PAK Head to Head
Matches Played: 25
PAK Won: 15
NZ Won: 10
No Result: 0
New Zealand vs Pakistan recent form
Most recent first
Team News (NZ vs PAK)
- They have announced a full-strength squad of 14 members.
- Mitch Santner and Daryl Mitchell are unavailable for this game.
- If Shaheen Shah Afridi is fit he can come into the XI.
NZ vs PAK Probable Playing 11
|Devon Conway (WK)||LHB|
|Babar Azam (C)||RHB|
|Mohammad Rizwan (WK)||RHB|
|Shaheen Shah Afridi||LAFM|
|Mohammad Hasnain/Usman Qadir||RAFM/RAL|
Top picks and Player Stats (NZ vs PAK Match)
New Zealand Player Player Stats:
(77 M, 2096 R, 32 A)
He is the skipper of the team and will bat in the top order. Williamson is playing T20I cricket after a long gap and can be scratchy in his first game but is still a solid pick for C and VC in NZ vs PAK Dream11 Prediction.
(46 M, 1041 R, 63 W)
He will bowl 2-3 overs in the powerplay and is known for his swing bowling. Boult’s main target will be to eliminate the Pakistani openers within the powerplay.
(23 M, 708 R, 47 A)
He is a left-handed batsman and will be their key player throughout the series. Conway is known for his consistency.
(21 M, 452 O, 32 W)
He is known for his pace and will bowl in middle and death overs. Ferguson can pick up wickets in bulk at the death.
(48 M, 607 R, 25 A + 465 B, 25 W)
He is the main all-rounder of the team. Neesham will bowl 2-3 overs with the ball and also manage the finishing duties with the bat.
Pakistan Player Stats
(1 M, 78 R, 78 A)
He is one of the best batsmen on the team and will open the innings. Rizwan was brilliant in the last game and scored 78* runs and is a default pick for C and VC in NZ vs PAK Dream11 Team.
(1 M, 22 R, 22 A)
He will open the innings along with Rizwan and is a world-class batter. Babar scored 22 runs in the last game but was slow in his approach.
(1 M, 8 R, 8 A + 4 O, 2 W)
He is another solid all-rounder on the team. Nawaz picked up 2 wickets with the ball and scored 8* runs with the bat.
(1 M, 4 O, 1 W)
He is one of the best all-rounders on the team. Khan bowled decently in the last game and picked up 1 wicket.
(1 M, 4 O, 1 W)
He will bowl in the middle and death overs and is known for his pace. Rauf picked up 1 wicket in the last game.
Mohammad Wasim Jr:
(1 M, 4 O, 3 W)
Mohammad Wasim Jr will bowl in the powerplay and death. He bowled very well in the last game and picked up 3 wickets.
NZ vs PAK Dream11 Team Prediction
NZ vs PAK 2022 Dream11 Prediction for Small Leagues:
NZ vs PAK 2nd Match Fantasy Cricket Tips:
- You can pick Shaheen Afridi in place of L Ferguson if he plays.
Captain and Vice-Captain (NZ vs PAK 2022)
- Mohammad Rizwan
- Babar Azam
- Kane Williamson
- Shadab Khan
- Trent Boult
- Devon Conway (differential)
Also read: How to choose the best Captain and Vice-Captain in Dream11
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Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.