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Pakistan vs New Zealand 3rd T20- Mohammad Rizwan’s 89 powered Pakistan to avoid a whitewash

In Pakistan vs New Zealand 3rd T20 Pakistan’s newly appointed test skipper and wicket-keeper batsman Mohammad Rizwan’s 59 balls 89 powered Pakistan to avoid a whitewash and win the match by 4 wickets at Mclean Park, Napier on Tuesday, December 22nd.  Mohammad Hafeez also continued his golden form, scoring 41 runs off 29 balls. While all-rounder Faheem Ashraf shocked the host with his 3/20 in 4 overs.

Which team won the toss today?

Captain Shadab Khan won the toss and elected to bat first.

How many runs did the New Zealand score?

Batting first New Zealand scored 173 with the loss of 7 wickets in 20 overs.  Tim Seifert contributed with the bat as usual, notching up 35 off 20 balls before being the victim of Faheem Ashraf. Faheem did magic with the ball Knocked Williamson over off a short pitch delivery on the off side. Then Devon Conway boosted New Zealand’s score with his 63 off 45 runs. Fastest T20 centurion of New Zealand added 31 off 20 balls.

Who bagged the most number of wickets for Pakistan?

Faheem Ashraf bagged the most number of wickets (3/20) for Pakistan. Shaheen and Rauf took 2 wickets respectively.

Pakistan’s Chasing In Pakistan vs New Zealand 3rd T20

Pakistan came to the crease in the pursuit of 174 runs with Rizwan and youngstar Haider Ali. Except Rizwan and Hafeez’s combined 130 runs Iftikhar Ahmed’s 14 off 7 balls assisted visitors to wrap up the game. 

Who got the most number of wickets for New Zealand?

Tim Southee and Scott Kugglejin got 2 wickets apiece for New Zealand. Although kiwi bowler’s  effort was not enough to restrict them under the given target. Most of them leaked runs with an economy of above 8.

Moreover New Zealand won the series by 2-1, they played some exciting brand of cricket throughout the series. 

Who is Man of the Match In Pakistan vs New Zealand 3rd T20?

Wicket-keeper batsman Mohammad Rizwan got the Man of the Match for his match winning 89 runs. 

Who is Man of the Series In Pakistan vs New Zealand 3rd T20?

 Tim Seifert won the Man of the Series award for his 176 runs in 3 matches (highest run scorer).

Read about World Cup Winners here.

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