Since their Champion Trophy win, Pakistan haven’t lost a single match. Now time for — pak vs nz first odi Highlights — Though they have only played against fairly weak Sri Lanka, and only 5 matches after that. They will want their pillars in the batting, that are Babar Azam, Azhar Ali, and Zaman to play vital role. Hasan Ali is the key bowler for them.
New Zealand are coming from the fres series win against New Zealand, and they are looking a more settled team than Pakistan. Trent Boult is breathing fire, and Colin Munro is in superb form. Guptill is back in the side, and he along with Williamson will form the batting line-up watch down below Pak vs Nz First ODI highlights.
Pakistan playing XI
Azhar Ali, Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam, Shoaib Malik, Mohammad Hafeez, Sarfraz Ahmed (c) †, Faheem Ashraf, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Amir, Hasan Ali, Rumman Raees.
New Zealand playing XI
MJ Guptill, C Munro, KS Williamson (c), LRPL Taylor, TWM Latham †, HM Nicholls, MJ Santner, TD Astle, TG Southee, LH Ferguson, TA Boult.
Pakistan are on a nine-match winning streak, which includes winning the ICC Champions Trophy and in their one warm-up game they scored an impressive 341-9 against a New Zealand XI with unbeaten centuries to openers Fakhar Zaman and Azhar Ali.
They then rolled the New Zealand side for 221 with Shadab Khan taking four wickets.
New Zealand dominated the West Indies in every game of their tour, but coach Mike Hesson was wary of the Pakistan threat.
“They’re as good a bowling attack as there is going around in world cricket at the moment. Certainly very varied. They’ve got wrist spinners, finger spinners, and left and right arm quicks,” Hesson said.
“They’ve got some very good performers and from a batting point of view they’re experienced.” Watch pak vs nz First ODI highlights.