Cricket Match Predictions: New Zealand Tour of Pakistan, 2023 - Pakistan vs New Zealand - 3rd ODI - 3 May 2023
The 3rd ODI match of the New Zealand Tour of Pakistan will be played on the 3rd of May between New Zealand and Pakistan at the National Stadium, Karachi.
Live Scores and Stats - Pakistan vs New Zealand - 3rd ODI
Top Tournament Stats
Top Batter (Runs Scored)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken)
The top run scorer for Pakistan in the ODI is Fakhar Zaman with 297 runs to his name.
The top wicket taker for Pakistan in the ODI series is Haris Rauf with 6 scalps under his belt.
The top run scorer for New Zealand in the ODI series is Daryl Mitchell with 242 runs to his name.
The top wicket taker for New Zealand in the ODI series is Adam Milne with 2 scalps under his belt.
Pakistan have won the second ODI of the tour to take a 2-0 lead in the 5 match series.
In the second ODI, New Zealand batted first and they posted a big total of 336 for 5 in 50 overs. They lost Will Young early on. Daryl Mitchell and Chad Bowes then got together and collected 86 runs for the 2nd wicket. Tom Latham in the middle order also played well and scored 98 off 85 balls. Daryl Mitchell went on to complete his century as he was dismissed after scoring 129 in 119 balls. On the back of his brilliance, New Zealand got to a big total.
During the chase, Pakistan started off very well with the openers Fakhar Zaman and Imam-ul-Haq stitching a first wicket partnership of 66 runs to tilt the game in favor of Pakistan. Fakhar Zaman played shots in all directions of the ground. Babar Azam also supported him well and made 65 off 66 balls. Fakhar Zaman made 180 not out in 144 balls and finished the match in Pakistan's favor with 7 wickets in hand.
Let’s have a look at the squads:
Pakistan ODI Squad- Babar Azam (captain), Shadab Khan (vice-captain), Abdullah Shafique, Fakhar Zaman, Haris Rauf, Haris Sohail, Ihsanullah, Imam-ul-Haq, Mohammad Haris (wk), Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Mohammad Wasim Jnr, Naseem Shah, Salman Ali Agha, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shan Masood, and Usama Mir
New Zealand ODI Squad- Tom Latham (c), Tom Blundell, Chad Bowes, Mark Chapman, Matt Henry, Ben Lister, Cole McConchie, Adam Milne, Daryl Mitchell, Jimmy Neesham, Henry Nicholls, Rachin Ravindra, Henry Shipley, Ish Sodhi, Blair Tickner, Will Young
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? – Pakistan
Who will win? - Pakistan
Top Batter (Runs Scored) – Fakhar Zaman (Pakistan), Daryl Mitchell (New Zealand)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Haris Rauf (Pakistan), Adam Milne (New Zealand)
Most Sixes – Fakhar Zaman (Pakistan), Daryl Mitchell (New Zealand)
Player of the Match- Fakhar Zaman (Pakistan)
Team Scores Batting first – Pakistan 270+, New Zealand 250+
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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