Pakistan restrict New Zeland to 209-9 in second ODI

November 9, 2018

 

New Zealand, who won the toss and opted to bat, managed 209-9 in their 50 overs in the second day-night international against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi on Friday.

Ross Taylor top-scored with a 120-ball 86 and Henry Nicholls made 33 off 63 balls and together added 75 for the fifth wicket to lift their team from 73-4 at Sheikh Zayed Stadium.

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Pakistan paceman Shaheen Shah Afridi took 4-38.

New Zealand lead the series 1-0 after winning the first game in Abu Dhabi by 47 runs. The third and final match is in Dubai on Sunday. If New Zealand win, the side will win extend its unbeaten streak against the green shirts to 13-0.

Pakistan: Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Babar Azam, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Sarfraz Ahmed (captain and wicket keeper), Shadab Khan, Imad Wasim, Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Ali and Shaheen Afridi.

New Zealand: George Worker, Colin Munro, Kane Williamson (captain), Ross Taylor, Tom Latham (wicket keeper), Henry Nicholls, Colin de Grandhomme, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi, Lockie Ferguson and Trent Boult.