Pak vs NZ T20 2024: Series First game called off due to rain

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Pak vs NZ T20 2024: Series First game called off due to rain
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The Pak vs NZ T20 2024 series game has no result due to repeated rain in Rawalpindi Stadium on 18th April.

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The Player comes to the field and after just two balls Rain again starts and due to this game was changed from 20 overs to 5 overs.

Shaheen Afridi from the Pakistan side took the new ball and removed the opener Tim Robinson with a a beautiful inswinger that hit straight to the stumps.

Shaheen Shah Afridi, well-known for taking wickets in the first over, has taken 13 wickets in T20 overall in the first over.


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After the dismissal of New Zealand’s opening batsman, the game was called off by the umpires.

Earlier, the players left the field just before Shaheen was on his mark to deliver the first ball of the match.

New Zealand won the toss and captain Michael Bracewell decided to bat first.

Pakistan handed debut caps to three players – Usman Khan, Irfan Khan Niazi, and Abrar Ahmed.

Meanwhile, Josh Clarkson was making his debut for the New Zealand.

Additionally, there is a 49% chance of rain on the second T20 on Saturday, April 20 in Rawalpindi.


Check: Rawalpindi Weather Update Before Pak vs NZ T20 2024 Series


The chance of rain on April 21, when the Pak vs NZ T20 2024 third game is set to take place, is considerably less at 19 percent.

After the first three matches at the Pindi Cricket Stadium, both sides will move to Lahore Gaddafi Stadium, where they will play the remaining two T20Is of the series on 25 and 27 April, respectively.

Pakistan vs New Zealand Playing XI

Pakistan Playing XI:

Babar Azam (c), Saim Ayub, Mohammad Rizwan, Usman Khan, Iftikhar Ahmed, Muhammad Irfan Khan, Shadab Khan, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Naseem Shah, Mohammad Amir, Abrar Ahmed

New Zealand Playing XI:

Michael Bracewell (c), Mark Chapman, Josh Clarkson, Jacob Duffy, Dean Foxcroft, Ben Lister, James Neesham, Tim Robinson, Ben Sears, Tim Seifert (wk), Ish Sodhi

Pakistan vs New Zealand T20I series schedule

April 18 — 1st T20I, Rawalpindi

April 20 — 2nd T20I, Rawalpindi

April 21 — 3rd T20I, Rawalpindi

April 25 — 4th T20I, Lahore

April 27 — 5th T20I, Lahore

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