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NZ vs PAK Highlights, New Zealand vs Pakistan 2020 1st T20 Highlights

Complete Detail of the Match

Match: New Zealand vs Pakistan
Event: Pakitan tour of New Zealand 2020-21
Venue: Eden Park in Auckland
Date: 18th December 2020
Match Timings: 11:00 AM(IST)

Venue Details:

ICC Academy, Dubai
Opened 2010
Known as Eden Park
Ends Broadcasting End, Terraces End
Location Auckland
Time Zone UTC +04:00
Floodlights Yes

Match Preview

The Kiwis come into this series on the back of an astounding series win against world champions West Indies. Despite the Kiwis resting Kane Williamson and Trent Boult, the likes of Glenn Phillips and Mitchell Santner were unstoppable.

Now, their preparations for the next T20 World Cup continue. A few new additions have been made to the Kiwi roster again with Blair Tickner and Jacob Duffy likely to feature in the bowling attack. New Zealand also boast of a solid batting unit which will give them confidence ahead of this game.

Their opponents, Pakistan, have endured a tough time in New Zealand so far, and they are yet to play a single game against the hosts. The biggest concern would be the absence of Babar Azam, who has been ruled out of the T20I series. But this opens up an opportunity for Haider Ali and Mohammad Rizwan, who could be vital against the New Zealand bowling attack.

Speaking of bowling attacks, Pakistan’s pace trio of Wahab Riaz, Shaheen Afridi and Haris Rauf would be key to their fortunes on pitches that should suit them throughout the series.

While both teams have a good mix of youth and experience in their ranks, New Zealand will start as favourites. However, you never know with the Pakistanis, given their ability to spring a surprise in this format. All in all, an entertaining game of cricket beckons at the Eden Park, with both teams looking to strike the first blow in this series.


Team of Both Side

New Zealand

Mitchell Santner (C), Devon Conway, Martin Guptill, Mark Chapman, Scott Kuggeleijn, James Neesham, Todd Astle, Jacob Duffy, Glenn Phillips, Tim Seifert, Doug Bracewell, Ish Sodhi and Blair Tickner

Pakistan

Shadab Khan (C), Abdullah Shafique, Haider Ali, Khushdil Shah, Hussain Talat, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohd Hafeez, Usman Qadir, Faheem Ashraf, Imad Wasim, Mohd Rizwan, Wahab Riaz, Haris Rauf, Mohd Hasnain, Mohd Musa and Shaheen Afridi


NZ vs PAK Predicted XIs

New Zealand

Tim Seifert (WK), Martin Guptill, Devon Conway, Glenn Phillips, James Neesham, Mark Chapman, Mitchell Santner (C), Scott Kuggeleijn, Ish Sodhi, Jacob Duffy and Blair Tickner/Doug Bracewell

Pakistan

Mohd Rizwan (WK), Abdullah Shafique, Haider Ali, Mohd Hafeez, Shadab Khan (C), Iftikhar Ahmed, Imad Wasim, Faheem Ashraf, Wahab Riaz, Shaheen Afridi and Haris Rauf


NZ vs PAK Live Score Info

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Key Players of NZ vs PAK

New Zealand (NZ) – Key Players

  • GD Phillips
  • MJ Guptill
  • DP Conway
  • JDS Neesham
  • DAJ Bracewell

Pakistan (PAK) – Key Players

  • Babar Azam
  • Haider Ali
  • Mohammad Hafeez
  • Shadab Khan
  • Shaheen Shah Afridi

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Weather Condition & Pitch Reports

Weather Condition

It will be an ideal day for T20 Cricket, with the temperature around 20 degrees celsius and with no chances of a downpour.

Pitch Report

The pitch here will be a batting paradise. Anything around 180 isn’t safe and teams winning the toss will be looking to chase without any second thoughts.


NZ vs PAK 2020-21 Live Broadcasting

The series telecast live on PTV Sports in Pakistan while ESPN+ will broadcast the series in the USA, and Supersport have the rights for in South Africa.


NZ vs PAK Live Score Dream11 Top picks

  • Martin Guptill – Martin Guptill is the most experienced player in this New Zealand team. He’s one of most destructive batsmen in T-20s and with New Zealand missing their big guns, he’ll have a big role to play.
  • Glen Phillips – Glen Phillip is pretty inexperienced but he showed terrific skills in the recent series against West Indies. He can be backed to continue his good run.
  • Jimmy Neesham – Jimmy Neesham all round skills will be very handy for New Zealand against Pakistan.
  • Mohammed Hafeez – Mohammed Hafeez has been around for decades. His experience of playing in New Zeakand will be very useful for Pakistan. He’ll have to play a big role if Pakistan have to challenge New Zealand.
  • Mohammed Rizwan – The wicketkeeper batsmen was brilliant in their last series against Zimbabwe. He can be backed to perform well in New Zealand.
  • Shadab Khan – He’s a very handy cricketer. He can get runs with the bat and is a brilliant leg spinner. He’ll be very difficult to handle for New Zealand

NZ vs PAK Head to Head Stats/Last Five Matches

NZ : W W L L L

PAK : W W W W L

Matches Played NZ Won PAK Won Tie No Result
21 8 13 0 0

Team News

NZ Team News

New Zealand are missing some key players for the 1st T-20. Kane Williamson is on a leave for the birth of his first child while Lockie Ferguson and Hemish Benett are out due to injuries. Droug Bracewell and Blair Tickner have been added to the squad for the 1st T-20. Also, Ross Taylor was dropped from the T-0 squad.

PAK Team News

Pakistan will be without the services of their two main T-20 players, Babar Azam, who’ve been ruled out due to a thumb fracture, and Imam up Haq, who too fave a broken left thumb. Fakhar Zaman was dropped from the team.


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