Last Update on: April 14th, 2023 at 08:14 pm
PAK vs NZ Cricket Betting Tips and Tricks: Who Will Win PAK vs NZ 1st T20 Match- 2023. The first game of the five-match T20I series between Pakistan and New Zealand will be played at Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore on 14th April, Friday
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions New Zealand tour of Pakistan 2023 – PAK vs NZ 1st T20I, Match Preview:
Game number one of the five-match T20I series between the home team Pakistan and New Zealand is all set to take place on Friday, April 14th.
Pakistan will be led by their regular captain Babar Azam who was rested for the series against Afghanistan recently.
Meanwhile, the New Zealand side will be led by Tom Latham who recently led his side to a series victory against Srilanka.
Pakistan recently lost a series against Afghanistan 2-1 but were without the services of their senior and experienced players. Shaheen Afridi has returned to the national fold after a four-month absence Shaheen hasn’t featured for Pakistan post the T20 WC last year in Australia as he was completing his rehabilitation for the knee injury he had sustained.
He made a successful comeback in the PSL where he led Lahore Qalandars to the title. Apart from Babar Azam and Shaheen Afridi, Pakistan have recalled Mohammad Rizwan, Haris Rauf, and Fakhar Zaman for this series.
On the other hand, New Zealand are coming on the back of a 2-1 series victory against Sri Lanka and they have retained the same squad for this series as well.
An exciting contest is on the cards as both teams would want to take a lead, early on in the series.
PAK vs NZ Head-to-Head record:
Out of the 28 T20I matches played between these two teams, Pakistan have won 17 times, while New Zealand have won 11 games.
Key Players for Pakistan for PAK vs NZ:
Imad Wasim: The all-rounder is in the form of his life. He was impressive in the recently concluded PSL and was adjudged as the all-rounder of the tournament. He piled up 404 runs in just 10 games at an average of 134.6 and also picked 9 wickets with the ball.
Ihsanullah: The pace bowling sensation finished as the second leading wicket-taker in the PSL 2023, with 22 wickets in 12 games. His extra pace and pinpoint accuracy in delivering Yorkers at the death make him a special player.
Key Players for New Zealand for PAK vs NZ:
Daryl Mitchell: The hard-hitting all-rounder looks to be in prime touch. In the Test series against Sri Lanka, he scored 200 runs in just 3 innings at an average of 66.7.
He is a good bowler as well, picking up key wickets in the middle overs. In the ODI series, he picked up 5 wickets in just 2 games. In the first T20I, he was the top scorer for his side with 66 runs off just 44 balls. He would look to carry on his good run of form into this series as well.
Adam Milne: The right-arm pacer was impressive in the recently concluded T20I series against Sri Lanka as he picked his maiden fifer in T20I. He was adjudged the player of the match for his match-winning spell of 4-0-26-5 in the second T20I.
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Prediction, New Zealand tour of Pakistan 2023 – PAK vs NZ 1st T20I Squads:
Pakistan Squad: Babar Azam (C), Shadab Khan (VC), Faheem Ashraf, Fakhar Zaman, Haris Rauf, Iftikhar Ahmed, Ihsanullah, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Haris, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan, Naseem Shah, Saim Ayub, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shan Masood and Zaman Khan
New Zealand Squad: Tom Latham (c), Chad Bowes, Mark Chapman, Will Young, Cole McConchie, Daryl Mitchell, Henry Shipley, James Neesham, Rachin Ravindra, Dane Cleaver, Adam Milne, Benjamin Lister, Blair Ticker, Ish Sodhi, Matt Henry.
PAK vs NZ Cricket Betting Tips and Tricks: Who Will Win PAK vs NZ 1st T20 Match- 2023
What will be the Final Score of the team batting first in PAK vs NZ?
The Final Score is expected to be 180.
Who will be the Man of the Match in PAK vs NZ?
Babar Azam is expected to be the Man of the Match.
Who will be the Best Batsman (Runs scored) in PAK vs NZ?
Babar Azam is expected to score the most runs in this match
Who will be the Best Bowler (wickets taken) in PAK vs NZ?
Haris Rauf is expected to take the most wickets in this match
When will the First Wicket Fall in PAK vs NZ?
The first wicket is expected to fall at 20 runs.
What will be the First Over Runs in PAK vs NZ?
First Over Runs is expected to be 5.
What will be the First Ball Runs?
First Ball Run is expected to be 0.
Who will score the Most Fours?
Babar Azam is expected to score Most Fours.
Who will score the Most Sixes?
Daryl Mitchell is expected to score Most Sixes.
Who will Win The Match?
Pakistan is expected to win the Match
Disclaimer: These predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced so stay tuned.