KARACHI – Mohammad Nawaz’s spin & Naseem Shah’s pace helped Pakistan bundle out New Zealand for 261 in the 2nd ODI in Karachi.
Before Nawaz rocked the top-order, Devon Conway scored a blistering century & was well supported by skipper “Kane Williamson” to put NZ in a commanding position. After 35 overs, New Zealand scored 203/2, while Conway scored 92-ball 101 & Williamson scored 100-ball 85.
For Pakistan, Muhammad Nawaz took 3 wickets, while Naseem bagged 2 wickets.
NZ chosse to bat 1st after winning the toss for the 2nd ODI of the 3-match series against Pakistan in Karachi.
Pakistan went with the same playing eleven as the first ODI & vice-captain “Shan Masood” was not included in it. On the other hand, NZ added leg spinner Ish Sodhi to the side. The Visitor team will be wearing black armbands to mark the passing of former Test cricketer Bruce Murray.
Pakistan beat New Zealand in the 1st ODI by 6 wickets & is leading the series by 1-0.
Pakistan: Imam-ul-Haq, Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam (capt), Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Haris Sohail, Salman Ali Agha, Mohammad Nawaz, Usama Mir, Mohammad Wasim, Haris Rauf, Naseem Shah
New Zealand: Finn Allen, Devon Conway, Kane Williamson (capt), Daryl Mitchell, Tom Latham (wk), Glenn Phillips, Michael Bracewell, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Lockie Ferguson