PAK vs NZ Dream11 Prediction: Playing 11, Fantasy Cricket Tips for 1st Test Pakistan vs New Zealand Dream11 Team

Updated on: Dec 22, 2022 12:19 am IST

  • Pakistan vs New Zealand Dream11 Prediction

    PAK vs NZ Dream11 Prediction : Pakistan have been thrashed by England in the recent home series. Pakistan lost the three match series 3-0 and they need to find some serious answers to their woes. They looked clueless throughout the series against England, it will be interesting to see how they comeback. On the other hand, New Zealand would be playing a test match after a span of few months. They last played a series against England in June which they lost 3-0 as well. Thus, they would also have a point to prove and would look to play out of their skins to get past Pakistan. The first test will be played at the National Stadium in Karachi.

    PAK vs NZ Dream11 Prediction for Today Match

    1st Test, Pakistan vs New Zealand
    Pakistan vs New Zealand Test Series
    26 December 2022 @ 10:30 AM IST

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    Watch Pakistan vs New Zealand 1st Test Live on Sony Sports Network and SonyLiv app.

    PAK vs NZ Pitch Report

    The National Stadium in Karachi has been known to be a typical sub continent wicket. The batters usually dominate in the first few days of play but as the game progresses spinners get good purchase. The pacers would like to make the most of the early hours of play with some moisture on offer. The weather is expected to remain the same throughout typically bright and sunny.

    Team Form Guide:

    PAK (recent last): W L L L L
    NZ(recent last): W L L L L

    PAK Playing 11

    1.Imam-ul-Haq
    2.Abdullah Shafique
    3.Shan Masood
    4.Babar Azam (C)
    5.Saud Shakeel
    6.Md Rizwan (Wk)
    7.Agha Salman
    8.Zahid Mahmood
    9.Nauman Ali
    10.Md Wasim
    11.Abrar Ahmed

    • Babar Azam will lead the side.
    • Md Rizwan shall don the wicket keeping gloves.
    • The Pakistan batting is going to heavily rely on the likes of Imam-ul-Haq, Babar Azam and Md Rizwan. They shall expect Md Wasim, Abrar Ahemd and Nauman Ali to deliver with the ball.

    Babar Azam Stats in Tests

    The Pakistan skipper has done well in the series against England and would be looking to continue his good run in the series against New Zealand.

    Matches Runs Average 50s/100s Recent Form
    45 6333 48.19 26/8 54,78, 1,75, 4

    Imam-Ul-Haq Stats in Tests.

    The seasoned Pakistani opener has done well for his side in recent times. He would want to do well for his team on home turf.

    Matches Runs Average 50s/100s Recent Form
    18 1202 37.56 5/3 60,0,48,121,49

    NZ Playing 11

    1.Tom Latham
    2.Devon Conway
    3.Kane Williamson
    4.Henry Nicholls
    5.Daryl Mitchell
    6.Tom Blundell (Wk)
    7.Michael Bracewell
    8.Ajaz Patel
    9.Tim Southee(C)
    10.Ish Sodhi
    11.Matt Henry

    • Tim Southee will lead the side.
    • Tom Blundell is expected to don the wicket keeping gloves.
    • The Kiwis would want to go with two spinners on a sub continent wicket along with two genuine pace bowling options.

    Daryl Mitchell Stats in Tests

    The Kiwi all rounder was magnificent in the series against England where he scored big runs consistently.

    Matches Runs Average 50s/100s Recent Form
    12 1831 62.73 5/4 56, 109, 62, 190, 108

    Tom Blundell Stats in Tests

    The Black caps keeper has been a great fit for the New Zealand middle order. His consistency has helped him to cement his spot in the team and would like to continue his good run.

    Matches Runs Average 50s/100s Recent Form
    20 2483 41.10 7/3 88*, 55, 24, 106, 96

    Who will win Pakistan vs New Zealand Today match?

    • Both Pakistan and New Zealand have won only one of their last five Test matches in the recent while.
    • New Zealand last played a test match in the month of June, whereas Pakistan played one few days back.

    According to the Pakistan vs New Zealand today match prediction, New Zealand are the favourites to win this match.

    PAK vs NZ Dream11 Team Prediction (To be updated soon)

    WICKET-KEEPERS: Md Rizwan, Tom Blundell
    BATTERS: Imam-ul-Haq, Babar Azam, Kane Williamson, Daryll Mitchell
    ALL-ROUNDERS: Michael Bracewell,  
    BOWLERS:Md Wasim, Abrar Ahmed, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee

    Who should be the captain of your PAK vs NZ Fantasy Team? (To be updated soon)

    For Small League, Head-to-Head contests: Babar Azam, Tom Blundell
    For Grand League: Kane Williamson, Imam-ul-Haq

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