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PAK vs NZ Cricket Betting Tips, 1st ODI Pakistan vs New Zealand Live Score


PAK vs NZ Prediction: New Zealand will make its first tour of Pakistan in 18 years. The two sides will lock horns in three ODI games and five T20Is. Pakistan were trounced by a second-string England side 3-0 in their last ODI series. New Zealand, on the other hand, are coming off a first T20 series defeat against Bangladesh. The Kiwis are missing some key stars because of the IPL. Both teams will be looking to take an early lead in the first ODI to be played at Rawalpindi. Babar Azam will lead the home side while Tom Latham will skipper the Black Caps.

PAK vs NZ Cricket Betting Tips

Pakistan vs New Zealand
Match 1, PAK vs NZ ODI Series
17 September 2021, 03:00 PM IST
Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium

Where to Watch Pakistan vs New Zealand Live score and telecast

The match will be broadcasted live on Sony SIX and it can also be streamed on SonyLiv App. All matches are being played at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium.

Online cricket betting: Who Will Win today match?

PAK vs NZ Head to Head: Pakistan have won 55 games compared to New Zealand’s 48 wins in ODIs.

Win Prediction

PAK – 60%
NZ – 40%

New Zealand will be fielding a rather inexperienced side while Pakistan are very strong at home. The hosts have a fiesty bowling lineup including Hasan Ali and Shaheen Shah Afridi. Expect Pakistan to put on a strong performance and win the tie. The betting sites also seem to favor the hosts heavily.

Betting Odds:

Bet365: PAK: 1.33; NZ: 3.40

PAK vs NZ Dream11 Prediction

Babar Azam has been Pakistan’s batting mainstay for years now. He has a good record against the Kiwis. Babar hit a scintillating hundred in his previous ODI against the Kiwis at Edgbaston in Birmingham. Overall, he has 3985 runs in 81 innings at an incredible average of 56.9.

Shadab Khan can contribute with both and ball. The Black Caps struggled against spin in Bangladesh and Shadab’s leg-spin can come in handy. He has 434 runs and 62 wickets in 48 matches.

Tom Latham is the most experienced campaigner in the Kiwi lineup. He will be looking to lead from the front. The Black Caps batting will revolve around him. He has 2824 runs in 94 innings at an average of 34.0.

PAK Playing XI

Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Babar Azam (c), Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Shadab Khan (vc), Haris Rauf, Iftikhar Ahmed, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Hasan Ali, Usman Qadir, Saud Shakeel

NZ Playing XI

Finn Allen, Rachin Ravindra, Will Young, Tom Latham (c & wk), Colin de Grandhomme, Henry Nicholls, Cole McConchie, Ajaz Patel, Blair Tickner, Matt Henry

PAK vs NZ Today Match Pitch Report

The pitch at Rawalpindi is a bowler-friendly wicket with an average score of 215. It will make a great contest between bat and ball. A tightly fought match appears to be on the cards. The team winning the toss would look to bowl first.

Predicted Score:
If PAK bats first: 240-250
If NZ bats first: 230-240

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Rawalpindi Weather Report

We can expect a sunny afternoon in Rawalpindi today. The match should go ahead uninterrupted. There is less than 5% chance of rain. It will be quite windy. Humidity will be very high around 60-70% and the expected temperature on match day is 30 degrees.

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PAK vs NZ Dream11 Team

WICKET-KEEPERS: T Latham, M Rizwan
BATSMEN: B Azam, H Nicholls, F Zaman
ALL-ROUNDERS: C McConchie, R Ravindra, S Khan
BOWLERS: A Patel, H Ali, S Afridi

Captain choices: H Ali, B Azam

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