New Zealand vs Pakistan 1st T20 Live Streaming Info: Cricket Live Score; Match Preview – Pak vs NZ: The much-anticipated Pakistan tour of New Zealand is going to begin from today with New Zealand taking on Pakistan in the T20 match. Pakistan will play a T20 and an ODI series. The first match of the 3 T20 match series will be played at Auckland, where it is expected that lots of runs will be scored. (see: Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe.)
The New Zealand side is in great form. They have recently thrashed the Sri Lankan side in all three formats of the game quite comprehensively and will look to dominate Pakistan as well. On the other hand, Pakistan team is making a comeback on the international arena after a long time. They last played against England last year.
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The hosts are in great form. They had outplayed the strong T20 side of Sri Lanka 2-0 in the 2 match series but the series against Pakistan is not so easy as Pakistan has got more experienced fast bowlers who will test the strengths of NZ batsman.
New Zealand vs Pakistan 1st T20 Live Streaming
Match – 1st T20I
Venue – Eden Park, Auckland
Match Time – 19:00 Local and 06:00 GMT; 11:30 IST
The match will begin in the evening 7 PM in the ground at Eden Park.
The series is really special for Pakistan fast bowler, Mohammad Amir, who will be making a comeback in the national team after a gap of 5 long years as he was facing a 5-year ban due to match fixing. His comeback in the team has been applauded by many cricketers around the world and they are expecting that the world cricket will see a new and matured Amir on the cricket field when he will play against New Zealand. M Amir has said in a press release that his primary target in the mind is to win the trust of his fans back.
The visiting side, however, will miss the services of star batsman Umar Akmal as he is facing a one-match ban imposed by PCB due to some violation in the code of conduct.
One player who will looks out on the game will be C Munro, who hit the second fastest fifty in T2oI. He scored 50 in just 14 balls. He also scored the fastest half-century by any Kiwi batsman by breaking the record of M Guptill who set the record 20 minutes prior to Munro’s innings.
NZ Vs Pak – Expected Playing XI
New Zealand Probable Playing XI
T Boult, K Williamson (Capt), M Guptill, C Anderson, M McClenaghan, L Ronchi (WK), G Elliot, IS Sodhi, C Munro, R Taylor, A Milne
Pakistan Probable Playing XI
S Afridi (Capt), A Shehzad, A Ali, M Hafeez, S Ahmed (WK), S Malik, W Riaz, U Gul, M Amir, Saad Nasim, M Rizwan
The match between Pak Vs NZ is really going to be super exciting. Stay tuned to us for more match details, live scorecard and match result in updates.