Christchurch: In the final match of the tri-series, the national team defeated New Zealand in an exciting contest.
According to international news agencies, the aggressive batting of national player Muhammad Nawaz helped Pakistan defeat New Zealand by 5 wickets.
In the match played in Christ Church, captain Babar Azam won the toss and decided to field first. New Zealand managed to score 163 runs for the loss of 7 wickets in the allotted 20 overs.
On behalf of the Kiwis, the captain Kane Williamson scored 59, Glenn Phillips 29, Mark Champman 25, Dion Conway 14 were outstanding, the Pakistani bowlers showed excellent bowling in the final moments of the match and gave only 33 runs in the last 5 overs and 4 Got wickets.
On behalf of Pakistan, Naseem Shah and Haris Rauf dismissed 2 players, while Shadab and Nawaz took one wicket each.
Pakistan did not start well in pursuit of the target, captain Babar Azam scored 15 runs, Mohammad Rizwan scored 34 runs while Shan Masood lost the wicket by scoring 19 runs. Young batsman Haider Ali scored 31 runs while Iftikhar Ahmed scored 25 runs. On behalf of the Kiwi bowlers, Mitchell Braswell took 2 wickets while Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee took one wicket each.