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The second match of the five-match ODI series between Pakistan and New Zealand was played on Saturday. In this match, Pakistan defeated New Zealand by 7 wickets. With the win, the Pakistan team has taken a 2-0 lead in the series. This form of Pakistan in ODIs is a good sign for the World Cup to be held in India this year. Meanwhile, a Pakistani player has returned in excellent form. Team India’s tension has increased due to this player coming in form. We are talking about Pakistan opener Fakhar Zaman.
Fakhar Zaman is seen in excellent form during the ODI series being played between Pakistan and New Zealand. He has won both the matches for his team by scoring two centuries in two consecutive matches. He scored an inning of 113 runs in the first ODI against New Zealand. At the same time, in the second ODI played on Saturday, he played an unbeaten inning of 180 runs. Both these innings came there while chasing. The Pakistan cricket team and their fans would like Fakhar Zaman to continue in the same rhythm. So that his team can perform well in this year’s World Cup.
Team India’s tension is this player
Fakhar Zaman can become a tension for Team India in the upcoming World Cup. In the final of the Champions Trophy played in the year 2017, it was Germany’s century that snatched that trophy from Team India. In such a situation, Team India will not make the mistake of taking his form lightly. This year the match between India and Pakistan is almost certain to be played. In such a situation, Team India will have to remove Germany’s break in advance.
how was the match
Talking about the match played between Pakistan and New Zealand, in this match Pakistan won the toss and decided to bowl. Batting first, New Zealand scored 336 runs losing 5 wickets in 20 overs. During this, Darryl Mitchell scored 129 runs and Tom Latham scored 98 runs. In the second innings, the Pakistan team had a target of 337 runs. They chased this target by scoring 337 runs in 48.2 overs losing 3 wickets. During this, Jaman played the highest unbeaten innings of 180 runs. He was also named player of the match for his performance.
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