3rd ODI Pakistan vs New Zealand. The 2022-2023 tour of Pakistan by New Zealand came to an end with the 3rd ODI against the home side. After a series of test matches against Pakistan, New Zealand played a series of three ODIs against Pakistan. It was undoubtedly an exciting series for all spectators and viewers as nobody could guess what was going to happen. The 1st ODI had been claimed by Pakistan while the 2nd ODI had been claimed by New Zealand. Therefore, all eyes were on the 3rd and final ODI of the series between the two teams. There is no doubt that throughout the match, viewers could not help but stay on the edges of their seats.
3rd ODI Pakistan vs New Zealand Highlights
When it comes to the innings, Pakistan won the toss and decided to bat first in 3rd ODI Pakistan vs New Zealand. While everyone was looking forward to an exciting game by the captain Babar Azam, he was quickly dismissed by the opposing team’s Michael Bracewell. Prior to Babar, Shan Masood had been dismissed by Lockie Ferguson. When things were looking unwell, Muhammad Rizwan and Fakhar Zaman supported the team and scored well. Both batsmen played great innings and scored 77 and 101 runs, respectively. Once they were sent to the pavilion, Salman Ali Agha played well and scored 45 runs for 43 balls.
The first innings were concluded by Pakistan at a score of 280. Thus, New Zealand was required to score 281 in 50 overs to secure a win and claim the series. The second innings was opened by Finn Allen and Devon Conway. Finn Allen scored 25 runs when he was run out and Kane Williamson appeared on the pitch. Finn Allen scored 52 runs before he was dismissed by Salman Ali Agha. However, the batting of not only Kane Williamson but Daryl Mitchel as well supported the team. They scored 53 runs and 31 runs before being dismissed.
Things were looking rather shaky for the team when Glenn Philipps appeared and changed the momentum of the game completely. He scored 63 runs for only 42 balls and was supported by Mitchell Santer. As they scored, Pakistani ballers attempted to somehow break the partnership. Even though Mitchell was bowled by Muhammad Nawaz, Glenn Phillips did not stop and continued to score. It was undoubtedly an incredible finish by him as he carried the team to a victory in the 3rd ODI of the series against Pakistan.