Pak vs NZ highlights: Mark Chapman helps Black Caps to Secure Victory

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Pak vs NZ highlights: Mark Chapman helps Black Caps to Secure Victory
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In the 5 matches series of T20, New Zealand made a great comeback after a loss in the second T20 game. So, the Pak vs NZ highlights for the third T20 are here.

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Mark Chapman emerged as a star as the Black Caps defeated Pakistan in the third T20 and equaled the series to 1-1. The leading side clinched a victory by 7 wickets and successfully chased down the target of 179 runs.

As the series is now level 1-1, the two remaining games will be played in Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. These matches are scheduled on April 25 and April 27.


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New Zealand Openers give a good start to innings in the persist of 179 runs. Tim Robinson 28 runs and Time Seifert 21 runs, a total scoring 42 runs for the wicket.

The home side looked to stage a comeback with back-to-back dismissals by Naseem Shah and Abbas Afridi but Chapman, partner with Dean Foxcroft had their plans.

The left-hander was the aggressor in the partnership of 117 runs while Foxcroft supported him brilliantly. Chapman reached to his eighth fifty in this format and finished on an unbeaten score of 87. He hits nine fours and four sixes in his 42-ball innings

Foxcroft made 31 off 29 balls with the chase completing in the 19th over.

Pakistan set a total of 178 runs on loss of 4 wickets at batting first. Saim Ayub did well in Rawalpindi Stadium. The Opening duo from the green side made 54 runs. Saim was caught by James Nessham off Ish Sodhi’s bowling after scoring 32 runs from 22 balls at a strike rate of 145.45.


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Babar looked in great touch but was caught by Jacob Duffy, bowled by Michael Bracewell, He contributed 37 runs off 29 deliveries at a strike rate of 127.58.

Mohammad Rizwan had to retire hurt after scoring 23 runs from 22 balls, with Irfan Khan replacing him.

Usman Khan again couldn’t score much and was dismissed after scoring 4 runs from 6 balls.

Irfan was joined by all-rounder Shadab Khan and the duo smashed an explosive partnership with the latter dominating the proceedings.

In a 62-run partnership, Shadab stroked 41 runs off 20 balls with the help of six boundaries.

Meanwhile, Irfan finished not out on 20-ball 30, smashing three fours and a six.

Experienced spinner Ish Sodhi ended up as the best bowler for New Zealand, finishing with figures of 2/25.

Remember, Pakistan made one change from their side that defeated the Kiwis in the second T20I on Saturday with Abbas Afridi coming in place of Mohammad Amir, who played his first international match after almost four years.

On the other hand, New Zealand put Zak Foulkes and Will O’Rourke in the playing XI over Jacob Duffy and Ben Sears respectively.

Pakistan squad

Babar Azam (c), Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Saim Ayub, Usman Khan, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imad Wasim, Shadab Khan, Shaheen Afridi, Naseem Shah, Mohammad Amir, Abbas Afridi, Abrar Ahmed, Fakhar Zaman, Irfan Khan Niazi, Usama Mir, Zaman Khan

Reserves: Haseebullah, Mohammad Ali, Agha Salman, Sahibzada Farhan, Mohammad Wasim Jr.

New Zealand squad

Michael Bracewell (c), Mark Chapman, Josh Clarkson, Jacob Duffy, Dean Foxcroft, Ben Lister, Cole McConchie, Jimmy Neesham, Will O’Rourke, Tim Robinson, Ben Sears, Tim Seifert (WK), Ish Sodhi, Tom Blundell, Zak Foulkes.

Reamianig Pakistan vs New Zealand T20I series schedule

April 25 — 4th T20I, Lahore

April 27 — 5th T20I, Lahore

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