WEB DESK: Pakistan won by 16 runs in the first T20 match of the series against New Zealand on Friday. Captain Shahid Khan Afridi titled Man of the Match, Aaj News reported.
Pakistan won by 16 runs
Wahab Riaz takes Pakistan closer to victory. Another out, what a bowling attack!
What a catch!
Muhammad Amir takes Matt Henry out of the game and Afridi helps him with a catch.
NW: 151 / 8
This time it’s a six!
Shoaib Malik tried it to be a catch out, but the ball flew out of the boundary.
NW: 145 / 7
Todd Astle facing the heat now and Pakistan’s Umer Gul redeeming himself back in game.
Another four by Williamson but this time it is Umer Gul missing the mark.
Willamson is playing smartly. Amir facing the heat.
NW: 132 / 6
Sohaib Maqsood missed the opportunity of a difficult catch.
NW: 122 / 6
At this point, Pakistan cannot afford this.
50 runs comes up for Captain Willamson.
It is a six! New Zealand need 51 runs from 26 balls
This time it was Afridi’s turn to stun. Mitchell Santner gone.
What a catch!
Pakistan is not letting the Kiwi players breath at the pitch. Luke Ronchi gone! New Zealand still have Willamson. New Zealand need 64 runs from 33 balls
NZ: 107/5, 14.1 overs
Afridi takes a wicket on the first ball of his over. Elliot gone at 03. Pakistan is getting back in game.
Wicket keeper Sarfaraz negligence cost Pakistan a four. Imdad Wasim’s over comes to an end.
Willamson scores a boundary. NZ: 98/3
Corey Anderson goes back to pavilion on a duck facing two balls.
It’s an OUT!
Wahab Riaz gets back on track.Colin Munro fabulous innings comes to an end at 56 runs, 2 fours and 6 sixers. Kane Williamson (C) is still batting.
Wahab Riaz on bowling- Sixer!
At 81 runs and one out, New Zealand is keeping the competition strong whereas at the same time Pakistan was at 62 runs.
Colin hit a 60 meter long gigantic sixer to take the score to 87.