Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions: New Zealand Tour of Pakistan, 2023 - Pakistan vs New Zealand - 1st T20I - 14 April 2023
The 1st T20I match of the New Zealand Tour of Pakistan will be played on the 14th of April between New Zealand and Pakistan at the Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore.
Current T20I Form Pakistan:
Pakistan have been in an ordinary form in T20I cricket lately. They were beaten comprehensively by Afghanistan in a 3 match T20I series by a margin of 2-1.
Players to look out for:
1. Mohammad Harris- He is a hard hitting top order batter who has been very consistent lately. If Haris gets going in the T20I series, Pakistan will be a tough team to beat.
2. Ihsanullah - He was a top performer in the recently concluded PSL. The more exposure he gets at the international level, the better for him. He is a definitely a player to look out for in the upcoming series.
Current T20I Form New Zealand:
New Zealand have been in good form in T20 cricket. They have recently beaten Sri Lanka by a margin of 2-1 in a T20I series.
Players to look out for:
1. Mark Chapman - He can be at his destructive best on Pakistani pitches. Chapman is expected to do well in the upcoming T20I series.
2. Matt Henry- Henry is a lethal weapon Tom Latham can use against the opposition. He provides early breakthroughs and puts the opposition under pressure.
Let’s have a look at the squads:
Pakistan T20I Squad: Babar Azam(C), Shadab Khan, Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Nawaz, Iftikhar Ahmed, Faheem Ashraf, Fakhar Zaman, Ihsanullah, Shan Masood, Naseem Shah, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Harris, Zaman Khan, Saim Ayub, Imad Wasim
New Zealand T20I Squad: Tom Latham(C), Mark Chapman, Chad Bowes, Matt Henry, Benjamin Lister, Cole McConchie, Adam Milne, Daryl Mitchell, James Neesham, Henry Shipley, Ish Sodhi, Blair Tickner, Will Young, Rachin Ravindra, Dane Cleaver
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? – New Zealand
Who will win? - Pakistan
Top Batter (Runs Scored) – Mohammad Haris (Pakistan), Mark Chapman (New Zealand)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Shaheen Afridi (Pakistan), Matt Henry (New Zealand)
Most Sixes – Mohammad Haris (Pakistan), Mark Chapman (New Zealand)
Player of the Match- Mohammad Haris (Pakistan)
Team Scores Batting first – Pakistan 170+, New Zealand 155+
Match Handicap: Pakistan
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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In-Play’ features, so stay tuned.
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