NZ vs PAK Dream11 Match Prediction | Who Will Win Today Match
Abu Dhabi, Dec 03-Dec 07 at 11:30 AM IST
Riding on Yasir Shah’s magical 14-wicket haul, Pakistan secured an innings and 16 runs win in the second test match and levelled the series by 1-1. The third and final test match of the series will be played at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi from Monday.
After winning the toss, Pakistan opted to bat and both the openers were back in pavilion within the first 10 overs. However, Azhar Ali (81) and Harris Sohail (147) resurrected the innings which was strengthened by Babar Azam’s (127*) down the order. Pakistan declared the first innings at 418-5 and invited New Zealand to chase down.
In response, the visitors were bowled out for a paltry 90 in just 35.5 overs. Leaving behind the top three batters, no one else managed to score even five runs. Six of New Zealand batters went for a duck. Yasir Shah (12.3- 41-8) was the reason behind this havoc.
Returning for the second innings, Kiwis put an improved show with the bat but were again bowled out for 312 runs. This time Yasir Shah returned with six wickets while Hasan Ali bagged three. For New Zealand, Tom Latham, Ross Taylor and Henry Nicholls scored a fifty in the second innings.
Earlier, New Zealand clinched 4 runs win the first test match after bowling out Pakistan at 171 runs in the second innings in response to 176 required.
With the series still alive to be grabbed, both the teams would like to come back strong in the final test.
Here’s how the two sides may lineup –
NZ Playing 11:
Wicket-keeper – BJ Watling
Batsmen – Ross Taylor, Tom Latham, Henry Nicholls, Jeet Raval, Kane Williamson (c)
All-rounder – Colin de Grandhomme
Bowlers – Trent Boult, Ish Sodhi, Neil Wagner, Ajaz Patel
PAK Playing 11:
Wicket-keeper – Sarfraz Ahmed (c)
Batsmen – Asad Shafiq, Haris Sohail, Babar Azam, Azhar Ali, Imam-ul-Haq
All-rounder – Mohammad Hafeez, Bilal Asif,
Bowlers – Yasir Shah, Hasan Ali (Doubt: S Afridi/Mir Hamza)
New Zealand- Trent Boult, Kane Williamson(c), Tom Blundell, Matt Henry, Tom Latham, Henry Nicholls, Ajaz Patel, Colin de Grandhomme, Jeet Raval, Ish Sodhi, Ross Taylor, Neil Wagner, Tim Southee, BJ Watling, William Somerville
Pakistan- Babar Azam, Sarfraz Ahmed(c), Mohammad Hafeez, Hasan Ali, Imam-ul-Haq, Azhar Ali, Asad Shafiq, Haris Sohail, Saad Ali, Bilal Asif, Mohammad Abbas, Faheem Ashraf, Yasir Shah, Shaheen Afridi, Mir Hamza
Both Sarfraz Ahmad and BJ Watling are good option in wicketkeeping.
Fantasy pick for batsmen – Kane Williamsom, Ross Taylor, Tom Latham, Harris Sohail and Babar Azam
Fantasy pick for bowler- Trent Boult, Ish Sodhi, Yasir Shah and Hasan Ali
Fantasy tip – Refrain picking M Abbas. He is ruled out with an injury.
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