PAK vs NZ: New Zealand wins toss, elects to bat first against Pakistan

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PAK vs NZ: New Zealand wins toss, elects to bat first against Pakistan

— PCB Twitter

CHRISTCHURCH: New Zealand have won the toss and opted to bat first against Pakistan in their tri-nation series clash here at the Hagley Oval on Saturday.

Pakistan, on Friday, beat Bangladesh by 21 runs to register their win in the series opener, thanks to Mohammad Rizwan’s sensational 50-ball 78 and an exceptional display of skill and talent by the bowlers.

Playing XIs:

Pakistan: Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Babar Azam (c), Shan Masood, Haider Ali, Iftikhar Ahmed, Asif Ali, Mohammad Nawaz, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Haris Rauf, Shahnawaz Dahani

New Zealand: Martin Guptill, Finn Allen, Kane Williamson (c), Glenn Phillips, Mark Chapman, Devon Conway (wk), James Neesham, Ish Sodhi, Trent Boult, Michael Bracewell, Blair Tickner

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