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Pakistan vs New Zealand 2nd Test Match Preview

Pakista lose the first match of the series but give tough time to newzealand to win the match on 5th day of test match. The 2nd test match is playing today at 3:00AM and new comming some plyaers are changed from pakistan sides. Although it is not new things, always Pakistan teams changed even head coaches are changes after lose series. Pakistan top order are tottaly flopped and in the 2nd ingings of test match pakistan both oppners are out on zero runs.

Azhar and haris also no putting runs on the boards struglings. Only lower orders coem ntribution and stand on crease. Fawad and rizwan are in good touch and showing some resistance. Pakistan premier batsman Baber azam not playing 2nd test match because of the injuary.  In place of baber azam pakistan wcicket keeper batsman Mohammad Rizwan will lead Pakistan team in 2nd test match at Hegley Oval . Babar Azam felt a slight pain in his thumb in net session yesterday.

Team management has decided to take no risk with baber azam . Dr Sohail Saleem said, the improvement in Babar Azam’s injury was observing with the time. Babar Azam is the captain of the national team and the most important batsman, so we will not be in a hurry. Dr. Sohail Saleem said that the medical team is constantly reviewing Babar Azam’s injury and we are optimistic. That they will be fully available to us for the home series against South Africa.

Match Details:

Match: 2nd Test Match: Pakistan vs New Zealand
Date: Sunday, January 3rd, 2021
Time: 03:00 AM PST, 03:30 AM IST
Venue: Hagley Oval, Christchurch

Probable Playing XI:

Pakistan (Playing XI): Shan Masood, Abid Ali, Azhar Ali, Fawad Alam, Haris Sohail, Mohammad Rizwan(w/c), Faheem Ashraf, Zafar Gohar, Mohammad Abbas, Shaheen Afridi, Naseem Shah

New Zealand (Playing XI): Tom Latham, Tom Blundell, Kane Williamson(c), Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, BJ Watling(w), Daryl Mitchell, Kyle Jamieson, Tim Southee, Matt Henry, Trent Boult.

 

PAK vs NZ Head-to-Head:

Pakistan and New Zealand have faced each other about 59 times. Out of 59 times when they have faced each other, Pakistan holds a 25-13 win/loss record over New Zealand.

Matches played – 59

  • PAK Won: 25
  • NZ Won: 13
  • Draw: 21

Match Players 2nd Test Series:

Pakistan: Mohammad Hafeez, Haider Ali, Khushdil Shah, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Rizwan (w), Shadab Khan (c). Imad Wasim, Faheem Ashraf, Wahab Riaz, Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf, Abdullah Shafique, Hussain Talat, Mohammad Hasnain, Sarfaraz Ahmed.

New Zealand: Martin Guptill, Tim Seifert (w), Glenn Phillips, Devon Conway, Mark Chapman, James Neesham, Mitchell Santner (c). Doug Bracewell, Scott Kuggeleijn, Jacob Duffy, Ish Sodhi, Todd Astle, Blair Tickner.

 

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