In the continuation of Pakistan A’s New Zealand tour, they will now be playing the second T20 game against the Wellington Firebirds, they lost their first game against the Northern Knights.
WF vs PK-A Pakistan A Tour of New Zealand Match 2 Details:
The 2nd game of the Pakistan A’s T20 series in New Zealand will see Wellington Firebirds facing off against the Pakistan A on 29th of December at Basin Reserve, Wellington.
The game is scheduled to begin at 7:10 AM IST and the live score and commentary can be seen on FanCode and Cricbuzz in India.
WF vs PK-A Pakistan A Tour of New Zealand Match 2 Preview:
Pakistan A lost their first T20 tour game against the Northern Knights, Knights posted a huge total of 203 in 20 overs while in return Pakistan A could manage only 182 runs and eventually lost by 21 runs. Haider Ali and Zeeshan Malik both, while opening, scored half-centuries.
Wellington Firebirds, on the other hand, will be seeing it as a practice match for the Super Smash and will be giving chances to the players they wanted to try in the Super Smash games.
WF vs PK-A Pakistan A Tour of New Zealand Match 2 Weather Report:
The temperature is expected to be around 23-27°C on the match day and the sky will be the clear and sunny and complete game is expected to be completed.
WF vs PK-A Pakistan A Tour of New Zealand Match 2 Pitch Report:
The pitch at the Wellington is overall a batting-friendly one which helps the fast bowlers during the initial phase, the new ball bowlers will enjoy the overcast conditions if the game continues.
Average 1st innings score:
Record of chasing teams:
60% of the matches have been won while batting first here in recent 5 matches.
WF vs PK-A Pakistan A Tour of New Zealand Match 2 Injury Update:
(Will be added when there is an update)
WF vs PK-A Pakistan A Tour of New Zealand Match 2 Probable XIs:
Wellington Firebirds: Finn Allen, Rachin Ravindra, Michael Bracewell (C), Troy Johnson, Fraser Colson, Jamie Gibson, Peter Younghusband, Logan van Beek, Michael Snedden, Hamish Bannett, Lauchie Johns.
Bench: Devon Conway, James Neesham, Tom Blundell, Jakob Bhula.
Pakistan A: Rohail Nazir, Hussain Talat, Haider Ali, Abdullah Shafiq, Iftikhar Ahmed, Amad Butt, Harris Rauf, Wahab Riaz, Muhammad Hasnain, Musa Khan, Usman Qadir.
Bench: Khushdil Shah, Zeeshan Malik, Danish Aziz, Zafar Gohar.
WF vs PK-A Top Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Team:
Haider Ali, while opening the innings in a chase, scored 51 runs off 26 balls and gave a head start to his side in the chase, his innings included 5 fours and 3 sixes. He looked in control of his innings, might score in the second game as well.
Zeeshan Shah was another opener that scored a half-century, he scored 52 runs off 33 balls which included 5 fours and 2 sixes, you can try him as a grand league captain.
Finn Allen has been in exceptional form as well for the Wellington in the Super Smash in recent games, he is opening for them and is scoring quick runs.
Rachin Ravindra is a spinning all-rounder that is highly regarded in the Kiwi domestic circuit, he bats in the top-order and can bowl few overs of spin in the middle overs.
WF vs PK-A Pakistan A Tour of New Zealand Match 2 Captain and Vice-Captain Choices:
Captain – Rachin Ravindra, Zeeshan Shah
Vice-Captain – Haider Ali, Finn Allen
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for WF vs PK-A Dream11 Prediction And Fantasy Cricket Tips:
Keeper – Lauchie Johns
Batsmen – Devon Conway, Haider Ali (VC), Khushdil Shah, Zeeshan Malik
All-rounders – Rachin Ravindra (C), Finn Allen
Bowlers – Musa Khan, Hamish Bennett, Haris Rauf, Peter Younghusband
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for WF vs PK-A Dream11 Prediction And Fantasy Cricket Tips:
Keeper – Lauchie Johns
Batsmen – Devon Conway (C), Michael Bracewell, Haider Ali, Zeeshan Malik
All-rounders – Rachin Ravindra, Finn Allen (VC), Iftikhar Ahmed
Bowlers – Peter Younghusband, Hamish Bennett, Haris Rauf
WF vs PK-A Pakistan A Tour of New Zealand Match 2 Expert Advice:
The surface at Wellington supports the batsmen more than the bowlers, overall it is a batting pitch. Hence try to pick new ball bowlers and top-order batsmen more.
WF vs PK-A Pakistan A Tour of New Zealand Match 2 Probable Winners:
Both the teams are decent but Wellington Firebirds have the home advantage and will be slightly favourite in this match.