1st ODI Pakistan vs New Zealand highlights. Pakistan beat New Zealand by 5 wickets with 9 balls remaining. They are leading 5 ODI series 1-0. Fakhar Zaman was awarded man of the match for his century while chasing the target. He scores 117 runs in 114 balls.
1st ODI Pakistan vs New Zealand Highlights Videos
New Zealand post 288/7 in 50 overs on board as Pakistan won the toss and elected to field first. Daryl Mitchell was highest scorer with 113 runs in 115 balls with 11 fours and 1 six. Opener Will Young scores 86 runs with 8 fours and 2 sixes in 78 balls. Naseem Shah bowl exceptionally good as he took 2 wickets and gave only 29 runs. Shaheen Shah Afridi also took 2 wickets but gave 63 runs. Haris Rauf took 2 wicket for 65 runs.
Pakistan openers gave good opening stand in chase as openers Fakhar Zaman scores 117 runs in 114 balls and Imam ul Haq scores 60 runs in 65 balls. Captain Babar Azam scores 49 runs in 46 balls and wicketkeeper batsman Muhammad Rizwan scores 42 runs in 34 balls with 6 fours and 1 six. Pakistan successfully chased the target in 48.3 overs with 5 wickets remaining. Adam Milne took 2 wickets for 60 runs for New Zealand.
Pakistan is leading 5 ODI match series 1-0. 2nd ODI of the series will be played at same venue Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium on 29 April 2023.