PAK vs NZ Today Match Prediction for Pakistan vs New Zealand 2nd ODI – Who Will Win PAK vs NZ match?

Updated on: Jan 10, 2023 10:16 am IST

  • Pakistan vs New Zealand

    Pakistan and New Zealand are currently locking horns in the three-match ODI series. The hosts have taken a 1-0 lead in the series after their staggering display in the first game. New Zealand on the other hand were poor in all three departments and would be looking to make a comeback. The focus will be on the second game that will take place in the same venue on Wednesday.

    PAK vs NZ Match Details

    Fixture Name: Pakistan vs New Zealand, 2nd ODI
    Competition: New Zealand tour of Pakistan 2022/23
    Date: 11th January 2022
    Time: 3:00 PM IST
    Ground: National Stadium Karachi, Karachi

    PAK vs NZ Pitch Report

    The pitch in Karachi is a batting paradise and it has been one of the best decks do to play cricket. The average first innings score at this venue is 254, which dips down to 212 in the second innings. There will be help for spinners as well. The venue so far has hosted 53 games, with 24 being won by teams batting first and 27 by teams bowling first. The Test series was played at the same venue and it saw both the teams posting mammoth total on the board. The first game was also slated at the same ground and it saw Pakistan easily chasing the target, which suggests that captain winning the toss should ball first.

    RECENT FORM

    Pakistan – W W W W W
    New Zealand – L W NR NR L

    PAK vs NZ Probable Playing XIs

    Pakistan:

    Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Babar Azam (c), Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Haris Sohail, Agha Salman, Mohammad Nawaz, Usama Mir, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Naseem Shah, Haris Rauf

    New Zealand:

    Finn Allen, Devon Conway, Kane Williamson (c), Tom Latham (wk), Daryl Mitchell, Glenn Phillips, Michael Bracewell, Mitchell Santner, Henry Shipley, Tim Southee, Lockie Ferguson

    PAK vs NZ Probable Top Performers

    Probable Best Batter

    Babar Azam– Stats in ODI

    Pakistan skipper Babar Azam is expected to be the best batter in the first ODI between Pakistan and New Zealand. The right-hander has been in staggering form in the ODIs and was exceptional in first game, scoring 66 runs. His stats are exceptional too as he has 4730 runs to his name.

    Matches

    Runs

    Average

    100s/50s

    H/S

    93

    4730

    59.87

    17/23

    158

    Probable Best Bowler

    Tim Southee– Stats in Tests

    New Zealand pacer Tim Southee is expected to best bowler in the first ODI between Pakistan and New Zealand. Him being the veteran, it is likely that he trouble Pakistani batters. He struggled in the first game but is expected to bounce back hard. His ability to extract swing with the new ball and also control runs at death. He has 205 wickets in 152 games.

    Matches

    Wickets

    Average

    5W

    Best

    152

    204

    33.84

    3

    7/64

    PAK vs NZ Prediction- Who Will Win Today’s Match Between Pakistan and New Zealand

    • Pakistan will be coming into the game on the back of 6 consecutive wins.
    • Pakistan would want to continue their staggering record and win next game as well.
    • Pakistan recalled Haris Sohail and Fakhar Zaman for ODI series and both the players did a staggering job.
    • According to the PAK vs NZ today match prediction, PAK is the favorite to win this match.

    PAK vs NZ Head to Head ODI Record

    Matches Played

    PAK Won

    NZ Won

    105

    56

    48

    Today’s Match Prediction: Pakistan to win the match

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