Pakistan vs New Zealand Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI, Pitch Report, Dream11 Team, Injury Update of the 1st ODI match. They will play against each other for the first time in the three-match ODI series between them.
PAK vs NZ New Zealand Tour of Pakistan 1st ODI Match Details:
The 1st ODI match between Pakistan and New Zealand will be played on 17th September at the Pindi Club Ground.
This game is scheduled to start at 3:00 PM IST and live score and commentary can be seen on FanCode and CricketAddictor website.
PAK vs NZ New Zealand Tour of Pakistan 1st ODI Match Preview:
After a gap of 18 years, New Zealand will be touring Pakistan, for a 3-match ODI series, followed by a 5-match T20I series, beginning from the 17th of September. The 3-match ODI series will be played at the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi while the 5-match T20I series will be played at the Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore. This will be the last T20I series for New Zealand before the commencement of the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 whereas Pakistan will play England for a 2-match T20I series just after this series.
New Zealand is fielding their second-string team for this tour as their main players would be unavailable due to the rescheduled IPL. Babar Azam will lead the Pakistani side while Tom Latham will have the leadership duties for the Kiwis.
Pakistan lost their last ODI series to England in England by a margin of 0-3. On the other hand, New Zealand last played an ODI series in March at home, wherein they whitewashed the Bangladeshi side 3-0.
New Zealand is currently the table-toppers in the ICC Men’s ODI rankings while Pakistan is placed 6th on the list.
The two teams have met 107 times so far in the ODI format, where Pakistan fetched 55 wins against New Zealand’s 48 wins. When they last met in this format, it was the 2019 World Cup and Pakistan defeated New Zealand by 6 wickets in that encounter.
PAK vs NZ Match Weather Report:
The temperature is expected to hover around 32°C on the matchday with 55 % humidity and 11 km/hr wind speed. There are no chances of precipitation during the game.
PAK vs NZ Match Pitch Report:
The Pindi Club Ground provides a neutral wicket where both the departments are expected to receive a decent amount of help from the surface. Spinners can come lethal in the middle overs.
Average 1st innings score:
The average first innings score on this wicket is 219.
Record of chasing teams:
The team batting second has great records here. They have maintained a winning percentage of 50 on this ground.
PAK vs NZ Match Injury Update:
(Will be added when there is an update)
PAK vs NZ New Zealand Tour of Pakistan 1st ODI Match Probable XIs:
Pakistan: Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Babar Azam ©, Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Saud Shakeel, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf
Bench: Abdullah Shafique, Mohammad Haris, Mohammad Wasim
New Zealand: Finn Allen, Rachin Ravindra, Will Young, Tom Latham (c & wk), Henry Nicholls, Daryl Mitchell, Colin de Grandhomme, Cole McConchie, Ajaz Patel, Matt Henry, Hamish Bennett
Bench: Blair Tickner, Jacob Duffy, Tom Blundell
Top Picks For Dream11 Prediction and Fantasy Cricket Tips:
Babar Azam is a right-handed batsman from Pakistan who leads the team. He has hammered 3985 runs in his 83 matches ODI career so far.
Mohammad Rizwan is a right-handed wicketkeeper-batsman from Pakistan. He has marked 864 runs in his 41 matches ODI career so far.
Shadab khan is a right-handed batsman and right-arm leg-break bowler from Pakistan. He has scored 434 runs and picked up 62 wickets in his 42 matches ODI career so far.
Rachin Ravindra is a left-handed batsman and left-arm orthodox spinner in New Zealand. He will make his debut in this format in the upcoming game.
Henry Nicholls is a left-handed batsman in New Zealand. He has smashed 1492 runs in his 92 matches ODI career so far.
PAK vs NZ Match Captain and Vice-Captain Choices:
Captain – Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan
Vice-Captain – Rachin Ravindra, Shadab Khan
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for PAK vs NZ Dream11 Team:
Keepers – Tom Latham, Mohammad Rizwan
Batsmen – Babar Azam (C), Henry Nicholls, Fakhar Zaman
All-rounders – Rachin Ravindra (VC), Shadab Khan, Cole McConchie
Bowlers – Ajaz Patel, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Afridi
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for PAK vs NZ Dream11 Team:
Keepers – Muhammad Rizwan (C)
Batsmen – Babar Azam, Henry Nicholls, Finn Allen
All-rounders – Rachin Ravindra, Shadab Khan (VC), Colin de Grandhome
Bowlers – Mohammad Hasnain, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Afridi, Scott Kuggeleijn
PAK vs NZ Expert Advice:
Babar Azam will be a good captaincy choice for the small leagues. Finn Allen and Colin de Grandhome are the punt-picks here. The best-suggested combination for this game is 2-3-3-3.
PAK vs NZ Match Probable Winners:
Pakistan is expected to win this match.