Pakistan A vs New Zealand A in UAE, 2018
PK-A vs NZ-A Dream11 Match Prediction
After New Zealand bounced back to register 7 wickets win in the second game, the 3 matches T20 series rests at 1-1 with the final game to be played on Wednesday noon at ICC Academy, Dubai.
In the first T20, Pakistan bowled out New Zealand at just 65 runs, courtesy Umaid Asif’s 5-fer, to register massive 8 wickets win and lead the series by 1-0. However, New Zealand came back strongly in the second game and restricted Pakistan at 142-7 in 20 over who chose to bat first after winning the toss.
Coming to chase, New Zealand collected 112 runs for the first wicket with the help of the fifties from both the openers- Glenn Phillips and George Worker. Visitors chased down the target with 7 wickets in their kitty and one ball to spare.
Now, with the series decider to be played tomorrow, both the teams would be hoping of making no mistake and seal the series by 2-1. The T20 series will be followed by 3 matches unofficial ODI series starting from Sunday and 2 matches Test series starting from October 30.
Venue- ICC Academy, Dubai
Matchday- October 17, Wednesday at 02:30 PM IST
Read on for PK-A vs NZ-A team news and PK-A vs NZ-A dream11 prediction.
Avg 1st inn score: 157
Avg 2nd inn score: 130
Highest Total: 189/5 (20 Ov) by AFG vs UAE
Lowest Total: 73/10 (16.4 Ov) by UAE vs NED
Highest Chased: 169/7 (19.1 Ov) by NED vs SCO
Lowest Defended: 148/8 (20 Ov) by UAE vs SCO
Both the teams have fielded the same playing 11 in both the games so far.
They might tinker their playing 11 and give chances to those sitting on the bench.
There’s no news about Lockie Ferguson. He is in the squad but hasn’t played a game so far.
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Umar Amin(c), Mohammad Hasan, Waqas Maqsood, Raza Hasan, Hussain Talat, Agha Salman, Iftikhar Ahmed, Sahibzada Farhan, Aamer Yamin, Amad Butt, Umaid Asif, Asif Ali, Shaheen Afridi
New Zealand A:
Corey Anderson, Mark Chapman, Rachin Ravindra, Glenn Phillips, Tim Seifert, Todd Astle, Tom Blundell, Tom Bruce, Lockie Ferguson, Scott Kuggeleijn, Ajaz Patel, Blair Tickner, Kyle Jamieson, George Worker, Will Young
Here’s the probable PK-A vs NZ-A playing 11-
Wicketkeeper: Mohammad Rizwan
Batsmen: Asif Ali, Shahibzada Farhan, Umar Amin, Iftikhar Ahmed
All-rounder: Hussain Talat, Agha Salman (Aamer Yamin)
Bowler: Shaheen Afridi, Raza Hasan, Umaid Asif, Amad Butt/Waqad Maqsood
Wicket-keeper: Tim Seifert
Batters: Corey Anderson, Glenn Phillips, George Worker, Mark Chapman, Tom Bruce
All-rounder: Scott Kuggeleijn (R Ravindra)
Bowlers: Ajaz Patel, Todd Astle, Blair Tickner, Kyle Jamieson (Lockie Ferguson)
In wicketkeeper, you can pick any of the one from Tim Seifert and Mohammad Rizwan as both come to bat in the middle order.
In batsmen, George Worker, Glenn Phillips and Mark Chapman at the top are crucial in New Zealand’s batting line up. Both Phillips and Worker scored the fifties in the last game. For Pakistan, Skipper Umar Amin is looking in good touch. He scored 20 of 21 in the first game while returned with 48 of 43 deliveries in the last game. You can also consider, Corey Anderson, Asif Ali and Shahibzada Farhan.
In all-rounder, Hussain Talat, Scott Kuggeleijn and Todd Astle will be the key. Talat scored a fifty also bagged two wickets in last game. Todd Astle took two wickets in the last game.
In bowlers, Umaid Asif and Waqas Maqsood are the wicket-taking bowlers for Pakistan. For New Zealand, Ajaz Patel and Kyle Jamieson will be the key.
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