In Pakistan vs New Zealand 2nd, T20 Seifert and Kane Williamson’s 84* and unbeaten 57 helped New Zealand to clinch the series at Seddon Park, Hamilton on 20th December.
Team Squad for Pak vs NZ 2nd T20
New Zealand playing xi- Martin Guptill,Tim Seifert (wk), Kane Williamson ©, Devon Conway, Glenn Phillips, James Neesham, Kyle Jamison, Scott Kugglejin, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi,and Trent Boult.
Pakistan playing xi- Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Haider Ali, Abdullah Shafique, Mohammad Hafeez, Shadab Khan ©, Khushdil Shah, Imad Wasim, Faheem Ashraf, Wahab Riaz, Shaheen Afridi,and Haris Rauf.
Which team won the toss?
Pakistan skipper Shadab Khan won the toss and elected to bat first.
What was the target given by Pakistan to New Zealand?
Pakistan gave 164 runs target to New Zealand. Pakistan made 163 runs with the loss of 6 wickets in 20 overs.
Who scored the highest run for Pakistan?
Mohammad Hafeez scored the highest run (99) in just 57 balls for Pakistan. He smacked 10 fours and 5 sixes in his innings. New Zealand bowlers looked completely clueless in front of Hafeez.
Who was the highest wicket-taker for New Zealand in the match?
Tim Southee took the most number of wickets (4/21) for New Zealand. Jimmy Neesham and Ish Sodhi grabbed one wicket respectively.
Who won the match?
New Zealand chased down the score in just 19.2 overs with the loss of one wicket. Tim Seifert scored 84 runs in 63 balls with a strike rate of 133.33. Kane also joined the party and smashed 42 balls 57. He hit a total of eight 4s and one 6. Kane made a comeback in the team after spending a very moment with his family, the birth of their baby girl.
Pakistan couldn’t choke the batsmen of New Zealand. They got smacked all around the ground by Seifert and Williamson. Haris Rauf only bowled an economical spell of 19/1 in 3.2 overs (eco- 5.7). Otherwise, most of the bowlers conceded more than 9 runs per over.
Scorecard of Pakistan vs New Zealand 2nd T20
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Man of the Match Of Pakistan vs New Zealand 2nd T20
Tim Southee acquired the Man of the Match award for his fiery special of 4/21 in 4 overs.