NZ v PAK highlights today – Second one day international from Saxton Oval, Nelson (New Zealand) Tuesday 9th January 2018. Saxton Oval, Nelson cricket ground highest ODI total is 322 with 4 down scored by Bangladesh against Scotland in 2015. The home team’s highest total of the venue is 285 with 6 down against West Indies which was scored in 2014.
Pakistan team will play their first international match here (Pakistanis v New Zealand XI tour match was also played here and Pakistanis won by 120 runs target was 342). Which means this pitch will be batting friendly. Azhar Ali and Fakhar Zaman both openers scored their centuries here and both gone retired out.
Pakistan have won the toss and decided to bat first.
Pakistan team/playing XI
Azhar Ali, Babar Azam, Imam-ul-Haq, Shoaib Malik, Mohammad Hafeez, Sarfraz Ahmed (c) †, Faheem Ashraf, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Amir, Hasan Ali, Rumman Raees.
New Zealand team/playing XI
MJ Guptill, C Munro, KS Williamson (c), LRPL Taylor, TWM Latham †, HM Nicholls, MJ Santner, TD Astle, TG Southee, LH Ferguson, TA Boult.
Match Timings: 11.00 start, First Session 11.00-14.30 Interval 14.30-15.15, Second Session 15.15-18.45
Pakistan tour of New Zealand 2nd ODI Highlights
Umpires – Chris Brown, Richard Illingworth
TV Umpires – Ruchira Palliyaguruge
Match Referee – Sir Richie Richardson
Reserve Umpire – Wayne Knights
Match number – ODI no. 3947