Pakistan Vs New Zealand will have a spicy Match
Pakistan Vs New Zealand: What a spicy affair is heading our way. Tomorrow, on 26th Oct, Pakistan and New Zealand will face each other at Sharjah Cricket Stadium in Sharjah. This is going to be the 19th game of the T20 world cup 2021. Blackcaps have got an outstanding side this year, which will be led by Kane Williamson. However, Babar’s squad is in much form post defeating one of the best sides of the tournament. Pakistan outclassed India and chased 151 in the 18th over with no loss of wickets. Thus, winning by 10 wickets against a strong side is not something usual.
So much hype out there, this battle is even more demanded than the one with India. Last month, Kiwis pulled themselves out of the series against Pakistan. This decision left a sore taste in the mouth of all cricket nations. Just a few minutes before the game, they announced that we don’t want to play due to security issues. However, Pakistan had provided the best security and there was nothing like that.
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The decision came abruptly just before they were heading for the toss. Thus, such a tragic decision left Pakistanis stunned and it showed a bad image of Pakistan. In fact, this gave a huge economic and foreign affairs blow to Pakistan.
Post that day, Pakistanis have put New Zealand in the same category as India. For them, New Zealand is currently a big fish. For the viewers, this match is of the same worth as with India. Fans are excited and can’t wait anymore for this big game of the tournament. They wish to watch it on big screens and enjoy Pakistan’s win against New Zealand. Of course Pakistan Vs New Zealand will have a spicy Match.
India has got NRR of -0.973, owning to its bad performance against Pakistan. On the other hand, Pakistan has got +0.973 NRR. Currently, Pakistan is dominating the list by snatching one of the best victories in the history of the T20 world cups. Carrying on the same form, Pakistan is confident and sure that it can defeat any side with a big margin. Thus, kiwis are under pressure, they need to maintain pressure in order to play accordingly. This is going to be a game of nerves.
Pakistan’s probable playing 11:
Babar Azam (c), Muhammad Rizwan (wk), Fakhar Zaman, Muhammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Asif Ali, Imad Waseem, Shadab Khan, Haris Rauf, Shaheen Shah Afridi.
New Zealand’s probable playing 11:
Martin Guptil, Tim Seifert (wk), Kane Williamson (c), Devon Conway, Glenn Philips, James Neesham, Mitchel Santner, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi, Trent Boult, Lockie Ferguson.
Moreover, pitches at Sharjah are slow and the average target is 140. So, 140+ is going to be the challenging and fighting total. Besides, chasing is much hectic on this pitch. Based on the past record, 9 teams have lost the game while only 6 have chased it successfully. Now, it’s obvious that batting first would be much beneficial for either side. Verily, Pakistan Vs New Zealand will have a spicy Match.
Both have some blazing matches’ records till now. Out of 24 limited games, Pakistan has won 14 and New Zealand has won 10 matches. Hence, Pakistan is leading in this format of the game. On the other side, in T20, Pakistan has won 3 matches while New Zealand has won 2 matches. In fact, Pakistan has the best record against New Zealand. Now Pakistan Vs New Zealand will set a new history.
Luckily, Shaheens have got the best opening side comprised of Babar Azam and Muhammad Rizwan. Both are leading from the front and have the best average and strike rate this year. Moreover, they are in much form post defeating India. While on the other side, kiwis have got the best bowling side. Lockie Ferguson has a sound record this year. He is alarming for the green caps. So, Ferguson can give a tough time to Pakistan.
Stay tuned for more updates and wait for this forthcoming arena. Hope so everyone is going to enjoy it.