PAK vs NZ Live Score 1st ODI, Live Streaming, Live Telecast- Pakistan vs New Zealand Live Score, New Zealand tour of Pakistan 2022-23. On Monday, the 9th of January, Pakistan will lock horns with New Zealand in the 1st ODI at the National Stadium in Karachi.
Pakistan are going to play ODI cricket after five months, the last time they played the Netherlands, and but the team has been playing T20 cricket, so it should bother them much. Notably, in their last five ODI matches, Pakistan has won all.
Babar Azam will be leading the team, and Shan Masood will be seen as his deputy. Haris Rauf, who was not a part of the Test team, is available for selection. However, the absence of Shadab Khan and Shaheen Afridi will be something Pakistan will have to deal with.
On the other hand, The last ODI series that the New Zealand played was against India at home in November 2022. If we talk about their recent form, the Kiwis have lost three of their last five completed ODIs.
Kane Williamson will be seen leading the team again in this format. All-rounder Henry Shipley has earned his maiden national call-up. Blair Tickner has come in as the replacement for injured Adam Milne. Matt Henry has also been ruled of the series with an injury.
PAK vs NZ: Head-to-Head
PAK vs NZ Head-to-Head (in ODIs):
Total matches played – 107
Pakistan has won – 55
New Zealand has won – 48
No Result: 3
Ted match: 1
PAK vs NZ: Pitch Report
The pitch is expected to be dry and it will aid spin bowlers. The average first innings score in the last five ODI matches at the National Stadium in Karachi is around 250 runs. Spinners are likely to dominate in this game. It will be a brand new pitch that the match will be played on. The captain winning the toss will choose to bowl first with a hint of dew expected in the latter half of the 2nd innings.
PAK vs NZ: Live Telecast and Live Streaming
The live streaming of India vs Bangladesh will be available on the SonyLiv app and website at the scheduled time.
PAK vs NZ: Weather Report
The temperature is expected to hover around 23°C on the match day with 40% humidity and 14 km/hr wind speed. There are no chances of precipitation during the game.
PAK vs NZ: Squad
Pakistan: Imam-ul-Haq, Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam(c), Mohammad Rizwan(w), Shan Masood, Agha Salman, Kamran Ghulam, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Haris Rauf, Shahnawaz Dahani, Tayyab Tahir, Mohammad Hasnain, Naseem Shah, Usama Mir, Haris Sohail
New Zealand: Finn Allen, Devon Conway, Kane Williamson(c), Tom Latham(w), Daryl Mitchell, Glenn Phillips, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Blair Tickner, Lockie Ferguson, Ish Sodhi, Michael Bracewell, Henry Nicholls, Henry Shipley, Jacob Duffy
PAK vs NZ: Form Guide
Pakistan: W W W W W (most recent first)
New Zealand: W L L L W (most recent first)
PAK vs NZ: Predicted Playing XIs
Pakistan predicted XI: 1 Imam-ul-Haq, 2 Fakhar Zaman, 3 Babar Azam (C), 4 Shan Masood/Mohammad Nawaz, 5 Haris Sohail, 6 Mohammad Rizwan (wk), 7 Salman Ali Agha, 8 Usama Mir, 9 Mohammad Wasim, 10 Haris Rauf, 11 Naseem Shah.
New Zealand predicted XI: 1 Finn Allen, 2 Devon Conway, 3 Kane Williamson (C), 4 Daryl Mitchell, 5 Tom Latham (wk), 6 Glenn Phillips, 8 Michael Bracewell, 8 Ish Sodhi 9 Tim Southee, 10 Lockie Ferguson 11 Henry Shipley
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