New Zealand vs Pakistan, 2nd ODI – Live Score & Commentary

Pakistan vs New Zealand 2nd ODI 2023
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New Zealand vs Pakistan Team

Pakistan (Playing XI):

  • Mohammad Rizwan(w),
  • Fakhar Zaman,
  • Naseem Shah,
  • Babar Azam(c),
  • Imam-ul-Haq,
  • Agha Salman,
  • Mohammad Nawaz,
  • Usama Mir,
  • Abdullah Shafique,
  • Haris Rauf,
  • Ihsanullah

New Zealand (Playing XI):

  • Tom Latham(w/c),
  • Chad Bowes,
  • James Neesham,
  • Will Young,
  • Daryl Mitchell,
  • Ish Sodhi,
  • Mark Chapman,
  • Henry Nicholls,
  • Rachin Ravindra,
  • Henry Shipley,
  • Matt Henry

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Pakistan has chosen to field after winning the toss

Pakistan vs New Zealand 2nd ODI 2023

14:35 Local Time, 09:35 GMT, 15:05 IST: Hello and a warm welcome to the 2nd ODI between Pakistan and New Zealand in Rawalpindi. The hosts put in a collective overall performance in the first sport and it was once alternatively an at ease victory for them. They did certainly properly to avoid the Kiwis beneath 300 with some clever loss of life bowling and then their pinnacle order got here to the fore with the bat. Pakistan are searching like a well-oiled unit and they will be keen to preserve the momentum rolling. On the other hand, New Zealand had some positives from the preceding game. Will Young and Daryl Mitchell performed awesome knocks however they would favor their center order to step up. Also, the Kiwi bowlers want to work on their editions and strive to be greater penetrative. Can New Zealand sore lower back in fashion today? Or will Pakistan take a healthful 2-0 lead in the 5-match series? Stick round as toss and group lineups will be out in a while..

Pakistan vs New Zealand 2nd ODI Preview:

The first sport of the five-match ODI collection between Pakistan and New Zealand went very well in accordance to the script as a long way as prerequisites in Rawalpindi go. On a gradual floor that gripped and spun, New Zealand posted a first rate complete score however with batting getting simpler beneath lights, Pakistan were capable of chasing it down as a substitute comfortably. Teams return to the venue as soon as once more for the 2nd sport of the collection and the plans should not be any unique for both aspects with toss anticipated to play a quintessential function as soon as again.

The frequent style for both groups in the first ODI was once the middle-order wobble that they experienced. New Zealand in precise have been eyeing a hole in extra 300 at one stage however ought to solely muster 288 in the face of some nice demise bowling from Pakistan. The site visitors will hope that their middle-order can put up a higher exhibit this time around. As will Pakistan, whose top-order did the bulk of the job in the run chase earlier than a mini-collapse stretched the chase a bit though the end result used to be by no means in doubt.

Both groups have a lot of inexperience in the center order due to exclusive motives and with the World Cup round the corner, they will be hoping to crack the code faster than later in phrases of the group combination. Bowling-wise, each group has been on the cash though New Zealand would argue that Pakistan acquired higher prerequisites to bowl on. Batting underneath lights truly is simpler in Rawalpindi with the dew additionally placed in.

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Pakistan vs New Zealand 2nd ODI Time and Place

Pakistan vs New Zealand 2nd ODI 2023

Pakistan vs New Zealand 2nd ODI starts on Saturday, April 29 at 3.30 pm local time.

Pakistan vs New Zealand 2nd ODI will be held at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi.

Pakistan vs New Zealand 2nd ODI  Team Update

New Zealand

Henry Nicholls seemed to be a misfit at range six, ending an innings and he should make way for James Neesham if New Zealand are wondering about a change. Rest of the XI have to be the identical barring any last-minute injuries.

New Zealand Probable XI:

  • Tom Latham(c & wk),
  • Chad Bowes,
  • Will Young,
  • Daryl Mitchell,
  • Mark Chapman,
  • Henry Nicholls/James Neesham,
  • Rachin Ravindra,
  • Adam Milne,
  • Matt Henry,
  • Blair Tickner

Pakistan

The hosts are not likely to tinker with the combination, specifically as there are nonetheless 4 video games to go in the series. Naseem Shah did harm himself whilst fielding and though he bowled thereafter except any issues, resting him can also be the sole trade for Pakistan, if any.

Pakistan Probable XI:

  • Mohammad Rizwan(wk),
  • Fakhar Zaman,
  • Imam-ul-Haq,
  • Babar Azam(c),
  • Shan Masood,
  • Agha Salman,
  • Shadab Khan,
  • Mohammad Nawaz,
  • Naseem Shah,
  • Shaheen Afridi,
  • Haris Rauf

New Zealand vs Pakistan Team members What they said

“I think the score we got was about par. The position we were in, Daryl played a superb innings. I think the wicket got harder for new guys, but the way Pakistan played was superb. We couldn’t make any inroads.” – Tom Latham, NZ captain

“The plan was to attack and stay long. If you survive the new ball at Pindi you must stay long. It is a very good start, one of our first three needs to go on and bat till 40 overs. Today was my day and hopefully Imam and Babar will also play big knocks.” – Fakhar Zaman

Pakistan vs New Zealand vs Squads:

Pakistan Squad:

  • Fakhar Zaman,
  • Imam-ul-Haq,
  • Babar Azam(c),
  • Shan Masood,
  • Mohammad Rizwan(w),
  • Agha Salman,
  • Shadab Khan,
  • Mohammad Nawaz,
  • Shaheen Afridi,
  • Naseem Shah,
  • Haris Rauf,
  • Abdullah Shafique,
  • Haris Sohail,
  • Mohammad Wasim Jr,
  • Usama Mir,
  • Ihsanullah

New Zealand Squad:

  • Chad Bowes,
  • Will Young,
  • Daryl Mitchell,
  • Tom Latham(w/c),
  • Mark Chapman,
  • Henry Nicholls,
  • Rachin Ravindra,
  • Adam Milne,
  • Ish Sodhi,
  • Matt Henry,
  • Blair Tickner,
  • James Neesham,
  • Henry Shipley,
  • Cole McConchie,
  • Ben Lister,
  • Tom Blundell

Frequently Asked Questions

When is the 2nd ODI between New Zealand and Pakistan?

The 2nd ODI between New Zealand and Pakistan is scheduled for 29th April 2023.

Where will the 2nd ODI between New Zealand and Pakistan be played?

Pakistan vs New Zealand 2nd ODI will be held at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi.

What time will the 2nd ODI between New Zealand and Pakistan start?

Pakistan vs New Zealand 2nd ODI starts on Saturday, April 29 at 3.30 pm local time.

Who won the first ODI between New Zealand and Pakistan?


The first ODI between New Zealand and Pakistan has not been played yet.

What is the significance of the 2nd ODI between New Zealand and Pakistan?


The 2nd ODI between New Zealand and Pakistan is an important match for both teams as they will be looking to win the series.


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