PAK vs NZ Dream11 Prediction: Playing 11, Fantasy Cricket Tips for 2nd Test Pakistan vs New Zealand Dream11 Team

Updated on: Jan 2, 2023 9:34 am IST

  • Pakistan vs New Zealand Dream11 Prediction

    PAK vs NZ Dream11 Prediction : The first test match between New Zealand and Pakistan at the National stadium in Karachi ended up in a draw. The pitch was not an ideal one for test cricket to say the least. Having won the toss, Pakistan scored 438 courtesy of a gutsy knock of 161 runs by the skipper Babar Azam. Making a return to the Pakistan team, Sarfaraz Ahmed also chipped in with a brisk knock of 86 runs. In reply, New Zealand also made sure to make the most of the run fest as Kane Williamson and Tom Latham smashed 200 and 113 runs respectively. Despite a gutsy declaration by the Pakistan skipper in the second innings, the game ended in a draw. The same venue is going to host the second test match  and we hope for better playing conditions suitable to produce a result.

    PAK vs NZ Dream11 Prediction for Today Match

    2nd Test, Pakistan vs New Zealand
    Pakistan vs New Zealand Test Series
    02 January 2023 @ 10:30 AM IST

    Where to Watch PAK vs NZ Live on TV and Live Streaming?

    Watch Pakistan vs New Zealand 2nd Test Live on Sony Sports Network and SonyLiv app.

    PAK vs NZ Pitch Report

    The National Stadium in Karachi did not really live up to the expectations with the pitch on offer. It was a batting paradise, the kind where bowlers do not really enjoy bowling. People would be expecting the curators to make a more sporting wicket to get the best of test cricket. The weather is expected to remain the same throughout with no chance of rainfall.

    Team Form Guide:

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

    PAK Playing 11

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

    • Babar Azam will lead the side.
    • Sarfaraz Ahmed replaced Md Rizwan in the last game and it is expected to remain that way as Sarfaraz scored consecutive fifties in two innings.
    • There are no major injury concerns for Pakistan and they are expected to keep a similar playing eleven for the second test.

    Babar Azam Stats in Tests

    The Pakistan skipper smashed a brilliant century in the first test and has been on song with his consistent performances.

    Matches Runs Average 50s/100s Recent Form
    46 6634 49.26 26/9 78, 1,75, 4, 161

    Imam-Ul-Haq Stats in Tests.

    The Pakistani opener played a brave innings of 96 runs in the second innings of the first test and would want to replicate the same in the second test.

    Matches Runs Average 50s/100s Recent Form
    18 1322 38.88 6/3 48,121,49, 24, 96

    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.Neil Wagner

    • Tim Southee will lead the side.
    • Tom Blundell will don the wicket keeping gloves.
    • The Kiwis do not have any major injury concerns and are expected to play a similar eleven for the second test.

    Kane Williamson Stats in Tests

    The modern day great smashed a double century for his team in the first test and would now want to carry on with this form on a consistent basis.

    Matches Runs Average 50s/100s Recent Form
    89 7568 54.06 33/25 200, 48,31,15

    Ish Sodhi Stats in Tests

    The leggie bagged six wickets on a flat wicket in the second innings of Pakistan batting and recorded a career best. He would want to repeat the heroics of the first test and guide his team towards victory. He also chipped in with a contribution of 65 runs with the bat

    Matches Wickets 4W/5W BBI 50s/100s
    18 49 2/1 6/86 4/0

    Who will win Pakistan vs New Zealand Today match?

    • Both Pakistan and New Zealand have won none one of their last five Test matches in the recent while.
    • The two match series is tied at 0-0.Both teams would be eager to get a result in the second test.

    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

    WICKET-KEEPERS: Sarfaraz Ahmed, Tom Blundell
    BATTERS: Imam-ul-Haq, Babar Azam, Kane Williamson,Devon Conway
    ALL-ROUNDERS: Daryll Mitchell,
    BOWLERS:Md Wasim, Abrar Ahmed, Ish Sodhi, Ajaz Patel

    Who should be the captain of your PAK vs NZ Fantasy Team?

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

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