Pakistan vs New Zealand 2nd Test: Karachi Pitch Report, Team Records at National Stadium

Updated on: Jan 1, 2023 3:19 pm IST

  • Pakistan vs New Zealand Pitch Report

    Pakistan vs New Zealand 2nd Test: Hosts Pakistan managed to drew the opening Test match against New Zealand in Karachi as the two-match Test series still stands with a 0-0 scoreline. This means that the Babar Azam-led Pakistan team have not won a single Test match out of their previous 5 Tests at home in the recent while. On the other hand, New Zealand will once again be aiming to perform really well both in the batting as well as bowling departments when they will be taking on Pakistan in the second and final Test match at the National Stadium in Karachi beginning from 2 January, 2023.

    Pakistan vs New Zealand Test: Karachi Pitch Report

    According to the latest update, the pitch at the National Stadium in Karachi is once again expected to favour the batsmen during the second Test match between Pakistan and New Zealand. The conditions will be nice for batting on the first three days of the Test match and the batters need to make it count once they are set on the pitch. The spinners will once again have a significant role to play in this Test match especially from Day 2 onwards. On the other hand, things will once again be difficult for the pace bowlers on this venue and they will have to rely on consistent line and lengths. The captain winning the toss will once again look to bat first as it will be difficult to bat in the fourth innings as seen over the years.

    PAK vs NZ: Team Records at National Stadium

    • Out of the 28 wickets fallen in the Pakistan vs New Zealand 1st Test in Karachi, as many as 23 wickets were taken by spinners from both these teams.
    • Pakistan managed to defeat New Zealand by an innings and 43 runs during the 1990 Test match between these two sides on this venue. ‘
    • In the recent while, England registered an incredible 8-wicket win over Pakistan at the National Stadium in Karachi.

    Pakistan vs New Zealand Schedule

    Date Format Matches Time Venue Result
    26 – 30 December, 2022 1st Test Pakistan vs New Zealand 10:30 AM IST Karachi Match drawn
    3 – 7 January, 2023 2nd Test Pakistan vs New Zealand 10:30 AM IST Multan
    10 January, 2023 (Tuesday) 1st ODI Pakistan vs New Zealand 3 PM IST Karachi
    12 January, 2023 (Thursday) 2nd ODI Pakistan vs New Zealand 3 PM IST Karachi
    14 January, 2023 (Saturday 3rd ODI Pakistan vs New Zealand 3 PM IST Karachi

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