PAK vs NZ Today Match Prediction for Pakistan vs New Zealand 3rd ODI – Who Will Win PAK vs NZ match?
Updated on: Jan 12, 2023 3:34 pm IST
PAK vs NZ 3rd ODI: Pakistan and New Zealand are currently locking horns in the three-match ODI series. The series so far has been enthralling to watch as both the teams have displayed a staggering performance and the series currently remains stranded at 1-1. The focus will be on the third game that will take place in the same venue on Friday (13th January).
PAK vs NZ Match Details
Fixture Name: Pakistan vs New Zealand, 3rd ODI
Competition: New Zealand tour of Pakistan 2022/23
Date: 13th 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 245, which dips down to 212 in the second innings. There will be help for spinners as well. The venue so far has hosted 54 games, with 25 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. But it has been a different story in ODIs and therefore teams winning the toss would want to bat first.
Pakistan – W W W W L
New Zealand – W NR NR W
PAK vs NZ Probable Playing XIs
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
Finn Allen, Devon Conway, Kane Williamson (c), Daryl Mitchell, Tom Latham (wk), Glenn Phillips, Michael Bracewell, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, 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 third ODI between Pakistan and New Zealand. The right-hander has been in staggering form in the ODIs and was exceptional in first two games, scoring 66 and 79 runs. His stats are exceptional too as he has 4809 runs to his name.
Probable Best Bowler
Tim Southee– Stats in Tests
New Zealand pacer Tim Southee is expected to best bowler in the third 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. Although, he struggled in the first game, he was brilliant with the ball in second game. He has 205 wickets in 152 games.
PAK vs NZ Prediction- Who Will Win Today’s Match Between Pakistan and New Zealand
- Pakistan’s 6 game winning streak came to an end in the second game against New Zealand.
- Pakistan would be under tremendous pressure to win the final game considering the results of the last few series.
- Pakistan is likely to continue benching their vice captain Shan Masood for the final game as well.
- According to the PAK vs NZ today match prediction, NZ is the favorite to win this match.
PAK vs NZ Head to Head Test Record
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