Pakistan vs New Zealand 2nd ODI Match Prediction, Weather Forecast, Pitch Report & Expected Playing XI for PAK vs NZ

Pakistan vs New Zealand Match Report
Pakistan vs New Zealand Match Report

Pakistan vs New Zealand 2nd ODI


Pakistan will be looking to build on their impressive performance in the first ODI when they take on New Zealand in the second match of the series. The visitors won the first match comfortably by 5 wickets, with Fakhar Zaman scoring a century.

Pakistan have shown that they are a formidable side and will be looking to extend their lead in the series. New Zealand, on the other hand, will be hoping to put up a better performance after being outclassed in the first game.

Pakistan vs New Zealand Playing XI


Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Babar Azam(c), Mohammad Rizwan(w), Shan Masood, Agha Salman,Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Naseem Shah, Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf

New Zealand

Chad Bowes, Will Young, Daryl Mitchell, Tom Latham (capt), Mark Chapman, Henry Nicholls, Rachin Ravindra, Ish Sodhi, Adam Milne, Matt Henry, Blair Tickner

Teams H2H (Last 10 Games)

Matches Played10
Pakistan Won4
New Zealand Won5

Venue: Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi (Last 10 List A Games)

Matches Played 10
Bat 1st Won5
Bat 2nd Won5

Avg. 1st inning score: 292

Pace vs Spin


Record at Venue

Pakistan Batters (List A Records)

Babar Azam962478
Fakhar Zaman961468.22
Shan Masood951364.13
Haris Sohail630751.17
Mohammad Rizwan1028832
Agha Salman924931.13
Mohammad Nawaz721636
Shadab Khan11212

Pakistan Bowlers (List A Records)

Haris Rauf7651039
Agha Salman1073948.7
Shaheen Afridi440734.3
Usama Mir538.5638.8
Mohammad Nawaz1089.45107.6
Shadab Khan327440.5
Naseem Shah110230

Pakistan Top Picks

Babar Azam

Babar Azam is a good fantasy team pick, boasting an impressive average of 78 while playing at this venue. He particularly had a good start in the first match with 49 runs.

Imam Ul Haq

Imam Ul Haq had a successful first game, scoring 60 runs and demonstrating he is in excellent form. It is a wise decision to pick an opener in your fantasy team on a batting-friendly pitch .

Fakhar Zaman

Fakhar Zaman was awarded Man of the Match in the last game for his 117 runs. He has an impressive average of 68.22 when playing at this venue, making him a perfect addition to your Fantasy Teams.

Shaheen Afridi

In the last match, he managed to take two wickets. He has been in great form in the recent T20I series, picking up 6 wickets across 5 innings. He can take the new ball and bowl at the death, as well as chip in with some useful runs towards the end of an innings. The only concern is a slight drop in his bowling speed. He is a great option for fantasy teams due to his overall performance.

New Zealand Top Picks

Tom Latham

Tom Latham failed to make an impression at the start of the series, only managing to score 20 runs in the first game. He is renowned for his ability to tackle spin bowling and he is expected to use this to his advantage when coming up against spinners during the middle overs. He will be good option in wicket keeping section.

Will Young

Will Young is an incredibly effective one-day international player compared to other T20I players. He recently put up an impressive 86 runs in his last match. It is a wise decision to pick an opener in your fantasy team on a batting-friendly pitch .

Daryl Mitchell

Daryl Mitchell is in top form, having scored a century of 113 runs in his last game. He will be New Zealand’s sixth bowling option, making him an ideal pick for fantasy teams.

Pakistan vs New Zealand Differential Picks

Chad Bowes

Ish Sodhi

Pakistan vs New Zealand Safe Captaincy Picks

Babar Azam

Daryl Mitchell

Fakhar Zaman

Pakistan vs New Zealand Differential Captaincy Picks

Imam Ul Haq

Tom Latham

Pakistan vs New Zealand Fantasy XI:

WK: M Rizwan, T Latham

BAT: B Azam, D Mitchell, F Zaman, Imam Ul Haq, Will Young

AR:  Shadab Khan

BOWL: S Afridi, Naseem Shah, Haris Rauf

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