Pakistan clinch T20 series against NZ; top team rankings

Jan 29, 2018
MOUNT MAUNGANUI: Pakistan beat New Zealand by 18 runs in the third and final Twenty20 International at Mount Maunganui on Sunday to clinch the series 2-1.  Pakistan has now topped the ICC Twenty20 rankings for team following the series win.

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NEW ZEALAND INNINGS

  Watch : PAK vs NZ 3rd T20 Angry Sarfraz shouts at Martin Guptill  

END OF OVER: 20 | 16 Runs | NZ: 163/6 (lose by 18 runs)

  • Mitchell Santner 24 (12b)
  • Tom Blundell 3 (5b)
Faheem Ashraf to Santner, no run Faheem Ashraf to Santner, FOUR Faheem Ashraf to Santner, SIX Faheem Ashraf to Santner, no run Faheem Ashraf to Santner, 2 runs, dropped Faheem Ashraf to Santner, 2 runs Faheem Ashraf to Blundell, 2nb

END OF OVER: 19 | 7 Runs | NZ: 147/6 (35 runs required from 6 balls)

  • Mitchell Santner 10 (6b)
  • Tom Blundell 2 (4b)
Seven runs given by Mohammad Amir in the over Amir to Santner, no run Amir to Tom Blundell, 1 run Amir to Tom Blundell, no run Amir to Tom Blundell, wide Amir to Tom Blundell, no run Amir to Santner, 1 run Amir to Santner, FOUR

END OF OVER: 18 | 10 Runs 1 Wkt | NZ: 139/6 (43 runs required from 12 balls)

  • Mitchell Santner 4 (2b)
  • Tom Blundell 1 (1b)
Rumman Raees clean bowled Tom Bruce in the over and gave two boundaries. Raees to Santner, 1 run Raees to Santner, wide Raees to Santner, FOUR Raees to Santner, no run WICKET: Tom Bruce b Rumman Raees 22 (15b 2x4 1x6) SR: 146.66 Raees to Tom Bruce, FOUR Raees to Tom Bruce, no run

END OF OVER: 17 | 3 Runs 1 Wkt | NZ: 130/5 (52 runs required from 18 balls)

  • Tom Bruce 18 (12b)
  • Tom Blundell 1 (1b)
Mohammad Amir gave three singles and took a wicket. Amir to Tom Bruce, 1 run Amir to Tom Bruce, no run Amir to Tom Blundell, 1 run WICKET: Ross Taylor c Sarfraz Ahmed b Mohammad Amir 25 (11b 0x4 3x6) SR: 227.27 Amir to Ross Taylor, no run Amir to Tom Bruce, 1 run

END OF OVER: 16 | 17 Runs | NZ: 127/4 (55 runs required from 24 balls)

  • Ross Taylor 25 (9b)
  • Tom Bruce 16 (9b)
Ross Taylor and Tom Bruce scored a maximum each in the over. Raees to Ross Taylor, 2 runs Raees to Tom Bruce, 1 run Raees to Tom Bruce, SIX Raees to Ross Taylor, 1 run Raees to Ross Taylor, SIX Raees to Tom Bruce, 1 run

END OF OVER: 15 | 16 Runs | NZ: 110/4 (72 runs required from 30 balls)

  • Ross Taylor 16 (6b)
  • Tom Bruce 8 (6b)
Sixteen runs came from Faheem Ashraf's over as Ross Taylor hit two maximums. Faheem Ashraf to Ross Taylor, 2 runs Faheem Ashraf to Tom Bruce, 1 run Faheem Ashraf to Ross Taylor, 1 run Faheem Ashraf to Ross Taylor, SIX Faheem Ashraf to Ross Taylor, no run Faheem Ashraf to Ross Taylor, SIX

END OF OVER: 14 | 7 Runs 1 Wkt | NZ: 94/4 (88 runs required from 36 balls)

  • Tom Bruce 7 (5b)
  • Ross Taylor 1 (1b)
Colin de Grandhomme was clean bowled by Aamer Yamin in the over. Aamer Yamin to Tom Bruce, FOUR Aamer Yamin to Tom Bruce, no run Aamer Yamin to Ross Taylor, 1 run WICKET: Colin de Grandhomme b Aamer Yamin 1 (2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00 Aamer Yamin to Tom Bruce, 1 run Aamer Yamin to de Grandhomme, 1 run

END OF OVER: 13 | 3 Runs 2 Wkts | NZ: 87/3 (95 runs required from 42 balls)

  • Tom Bruce 2 (2b)
Double strike by Shadab Khan as Anaru Kitchen and Martin Guptill were dismissed in the over. WICKET: Martin Guptill c Fakhar Zaman b Shadab Khan 59 (43b 2x4 4x6) SR: 137.20 Shadab Khan to Tom Bruce, 1 run Shadab Khan to Guptill, 1 run Shadab Khan to Tom Bruce, 1 run WICKET: AK Kitchen st Sarfraz Ahmed b Shadab Khan 16 (19b 2x4 0x6) SR: 84.21 Shadab Khan to Kitchen, no run

END OF OVER: 12 | 8 Runs | NZ: 84/1 (98 runs required from 48 balls)

  • Martin Guptill 58 (41b)
  • Anaru Kitchen 16 (17b)
Guptill struck the boundary in the over. Faheem Ashraf to Guptill, 2 runs Faheem Ashraf to Guptill, no run Faheem Ashraf to Guptill, no run Faheem Ashraf to Guptill, FOUR Faheem Ashraf to Kitchen, 1 run Faheem Ashraf to Guptill, 1 run

END OF OVER: 11 | 11 Runs | NZ: 76/1 (106 runs required from 54 balls)

  • Martin Guptill 51 (36b)
  • Anaru Kitchen 15 (16b)
Martin Guptill reached his half century and also scored 2000 T20I runs. Shadab Khan to Guptill, 1 run Shadab Khan to Guptill, 2 runs, fifty for Guptill Shadab Khan to Guptill, FOUR2000 T20I runs Shadab Khan to Guptill, 2 runs Shadab Khan to Guptill, 2 runs Shadab Khan to Guptill, no run

END OF OVER: 10 | 11 Runs | NZ: 65/1 (117 runs required from 60 balls)

  • Martin Guptill 40 (30b)
  • Anaru Kitchen 15 (16b)
Eleven runs came from Aamer Yamin's over as Martin Guptill struck the maximum. Aamer Yamin to Kitchen, 1 run Aamer Yamin to Kitchen, 1 run Aamer Yamin to Guptill, 1 run Aamer Yamin to Guptill, SIX Aamer Yamin to Guptill, wide Aamer Yamin to Kitchen, 1 run Aamer Yamin to Kitchen, no run

END OF OVER: 9 | 1 Run | NZ: 54/1 (128 runs required from 11 overs)

  • Martin Guptill 32 (27b)
  • Anaru Kitchen 13 (13b)
Shadab Khan gave one run in the over. Shadab Khan to Guptill, no run Shadab Khan to Guptill, no run Shadab Khan to Guptill, no run Shadab Khan to Guptill, no run Shadab Khan to Kitchen, 1 run Shadab Khan to Kitchen, no run

END OF OVER: 8 | 2 Runs | NZ: 53/1 (129 runs required from 12 overs)

  • Anaru Kitchen 12 (11b)
  • Martin Guptill 32 (23b)
Two singles picked up by the New Zealand batsmen from Aamer Yamin's over. Aamer Yamin to Kitchen, 1 run Aamer Yamin to Kitchen, no run Aamer Yamin to Kitchen, no run Aamer Yamin to Kitchen, no run Aamer Yamin to Guptill, 1 run Aamer Yamin to Guptill, no run

END OF OVER: 7 | 4 Runs | NZ: 51/1 (131 runs required from 13 overs)

  • Martin Guptill 31 (21b)
  • Anaru Kitchen 11 (7b)
Four runs given by Shadab Khan in the over. Shadab Khan to Guptill, 1 run Shadab Khan to Guptill, no run Shadab Khan to Kitchen, 1 run Shadab Khan to Kitchen, no run Shadab Khan to Guptill, 1 run Shadab Khan to Kitchen, 1 run

END OF OVER: 6 | 15 Runs 1 Wkt | NZ: 47/1 (135 runs required from 14 overs)

  • Martin Guptill 29 (18b)
  • Anaru Kitchen 9 (4b)
Faheem Ashraf dismissed New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson but was hit for two boundaries and a six later in the over. Faheem Ashraf to Guptill, SIX Faheem Ashraf to Kitchen, 1 run Faheem Ashraf to Kitchen, FOUR Faheem Ashraf to Kitchen, no run Faheem Ashraf to Kitchen, FOUR WICKET: Williamson c Babar Azam b Faheem Ashraf 9 (14b 1x4 0x6)

END OF OVER: 5 | 4 Runs | NZ: 32/0 (150 runs required from 15 overs)

  • Martin Guptill 23 (17b)
  • Kane Williamson 9 (13b)
Four runs given by Mohammad Amir in the 5th over. Amir to Guptill, no run Amir to Guptill, no run Amir to Guptill, 2 runs Amir to Guptill, no run Amir to Williamson, 1 run Amir to Guptill, 1 run

END OF OVER: 4 | 9 Runs | NZ: 28/0 (154 runs required from 16 overs)

  • Kane Williamson 8 (12b)
  • Martin Guptill 20 (12b)
Another six by Martin Guptill. Raees to Williamson, no run Raees to Guptill, 1 run Raees to Guptill, SIX Raees to Williamson, 1 run Raees to Williamson, no run Raees to Guptill, 1 run

END OF OVER: 3 | 9 Runs | NZ: 19/0 (163 runs required from 17 overs)

  • Martin Guptill 12 (9b)
  • Kane Williamson 7 (9b)
Mohammad Amir was hit for a six by Martin Guptill. Amir to Guptill, 1 run Amir to Guptill, no run Amir to Guptill, SIX Amir to Williamson, 1 run Amir to Guptill, 1 run Amir to Guptill, no run

END OF OVER: 2 | 5 Runs | NZ: 10/0 (172 runs required from 18 overs)

  • Kane Williamson 6 (8b)
  • Martin Guptill 4 (4b)
Kane Williamson scored the first boundary of the innings. Raees to Williamson, no run Raees to Williamson, no run Raees to Williamson, no run Raees to Williamson, no run Raees to Williamson, FOUR Raees to Guptill, 1 run

END OF OVER: 1 | 5 Runs | NZ: 5/0 (177 runs required from 19 overs)

  • Martin Guptill 3 (3b)
  • Kane Williamson 2 (3b)
New Zealand picked up five runs from Aamer Yamin's first over. Aamer Yamin to Guptill, 1 run Aamer Yamin to Williamson, 1 run Aamer Yamin to Guptill, 1 run Aamer Yamin to Williamson, 1 run Aamer Yamin to Williamson, no run Aamer Yamin to Guptill, 1 run

PAKISTAN INNINGS

END OF OVER: 20 | 16 Runs | PAK: 181/6 | RR: 9.05

  • Aamer Yamin 15 (6b)
  • Haris Sohail 20 (12b)
And Pakistan end up with 181/6 in their 20 overs thanks to a 46-run knock by opener Fakhar Zaman. Sarfraz Ahmed made 29 runs while Umar Amin made 21 runs. Southee to Aamer Yamin, SIX Southee to Aamer Yamin, FOUR, dropped by Tom Bruce Southee to Aamer Yamin, 2 runs Southee to Aamer Yamin, 2 runs Southee to Haris Sohail, 1 run Southee to Aamer Yamin, 1 leg bye

END OF OVER: 19 | 9 Runs 1 Wkt | PAK: 165/6 | RR: 8.68

  • Haris Sohail 19 (11b)
  • Aamer Yamin 1 (1b)
Trent Boult knocked Faheem Ashraf over. Boult to Haris Sohail, no run Boult to Aamer Yamin, 1 run WICKET: Faheem Ashraf b Boult 8 (4b 1x4 0x6) SR: 200.00 Boult to Faheem Ashraf, 2 runs Boult to Faheem Ashraf, FOUR Boult to Faheem Ashraf, 2 runs

END OF OVER: 18 | 21 Runs 1 Wkt | PAK: 156/5 | RR: 8.66

  • Haris Sohail 19 (10b)
Ish Sodhi was hit for three sixes by Umar Amin before finally getting his man. WICKET: Umar Amin c de Grandhomme b Sodhi 21 (7b 0x4 3x6) SR: 300.00 Ish Sodhi to Umar Amin, SIX Ish Sodhi to Umar Amin, SIX Ish Sodhi to Umar Amin, 2 runs Ish Sodhi to Umar Amin, SIX Ish Sodhi to Haris Sohail, 1 run

END OF OVER: 17 | 12 Runs | PAK: 135/4 | RR: 7.94

  • Haris Sohail 18 (9b)
  • Umar Amin 1 (2b)
Eventful over for Pakistan as Haris Sohail was dropped and two boundaries were scored in it. Boult to Haris Sohail, 1 run Boult to Haris Sohail, FOUR Boult to Haris Sohail, wide Boult to Haris Sohail, no run, dropped by Sodhi Boult to Umar Amin, 1 run Boult to Haris Sohail, 1 run Boult to Haris Sohail, FOUR

END OF OVER: 16 | 2 Runs 1 Wkt | PAK: 123/4 | RR: 7.68

  • Umar Amin 0 (1b)
  • Haris Sohail 8 (4b)
Mitchell Santner dismissed Sarfraz Ahmed in the over. Santner to Umar Amin, no run WICKET: Sarfraz Ahmed c Sodhi b Santner 29 (21b 3x4 0x6) SR: 138.09 Santner to Sarfraz Ahmed, no run Santner to Sarfraz Ahmed, no run Santner to Haris Sohail, 1 run Santner to Sarfraz Ahmed, 1 run

END OF OVER: 15 | 14 Runs | PAK: 121/3 | RR: 8.06

  • Haris Sohail 7 (3b)
  • Sarfraz Ahmed 28 (17b)
Haris Sohail and Sarfraz Ahmed scored a boundary each in the over bowled by Colin de Grandhomme. de Grandhomme to Haris Sohail, FOUR de Grandhomme to Haris Sohail, 2 runs de Grandhomme to Sarfraz Ahmed, 1 run de Grandhomme to Sarfraz Ahmed, FOUR de Grandhomme to Sarfraz, wide de Grandhomme to Haris Sohail, 1 run de Grandhomme to Sarfraz Ahmed, 1 run

END OF OVER: 14 | 6 Runs 1 Wkt | PAK: 107/3 | RR: 7.64

  • Sarfraz Ahmed 22 (14b)
  • Haris Sohail 0 (0b)
Fakhar Zaman missed out on his half century by just four runs. Santner to Sarfraz, 1 run WICKET: Fakhar Zaman c Bruce b Santner 46 (36b 5x4 1x6) SR: 127.77 Santner to Sarfraz Ahmed, 1 run Santner to Fakhar Zaman, 1 run Santner to Fakhar Zaman, no run Santner to Sarfraz Ahmed, 3 runs

END OF OVER: 13 | 8 Runs | PAK: 101/2 | RR: 7.76

  • Sarfraz Ahmed 17 (11b)
  • Fakhar Zaman 45 (33b)
Pakistan have taken the total into triple figures as Fakhar Zaman has one eye on his half century. Southee to Sarfraz Ahmed, 1 run Southee to Sarfraz Ahmed, 2 runs Southee to Fakhar Zaman, 1 run Southee to Fakhar Zaman, no run Southee to Fakhar Zaman, 2 runs Southee to Fakhar Zaman, 2 runs

END OF OVER: 12 | 11 Runs | PAK: 93/2 | RR: 7.75

  • Sarfraz Ahmed 14 (9b)
  • Fakhar Zaman 40 (29b)
Sarfraz Ahmed into the act as he scored two boundaries from Santner's bowling. Santner to Sarfraz Ahmed, FOUR Santner to Sarfraz Ahmed, no run Santner to Sarfraz Ahmed, FOUR Santner to Fakhar Zaman, 1 run Santner to Sarfraz Ahmed, 1 run Santner to Fakhar Zaman, 1 run

END OF OVER: 11 | 10 Runs | PAK: 82/2 | RR: 7.45

  • Sarfraz Ahmed 5 (5b)
  • Fakhar Zaman 38 (27b)
Another boundary scored by Fakhar Zaman, this time from the bowling of Ish Sodhi. Ish Sodhi to Fakhar Zaman, 1 run Ish Sodhi to Fakhar Zaman, 1 run Ish Sodhi to Fakhar Zaman, FOUR Santner to Sarfraz Ahmed, 1 run Santner to Fakhar Zaman, 1 run Santner to Sarfraz Ahmed, 3 runs

END OF OVER: 10 | 6 Runs | PAK: 72/2 | RR: 7.20

  • Fakhar Zaman 32 (24b)
  • Sarfraz Ahmed 1 (2b)
Fakhar Zaman scored the boundary on the last ball of the 10th over. de Grandhomme to Fakhar Zaman, FOUR de Grandhomme to Fakhar Zaman, no run de Grandhomme to Sarfraz Ahmed, 1 run de Grandhomme to Sarfraz Ahmed, no run de Grandhomme to Fakhar Zaman, 1 run de Grandhomme to Fakhar Zaman, no run

END OF OVER: 9 | 9 Runs 1 Wkt | PAK: 66/2 | RR: 7.33

  • Fakhar Zaman 27 (20b)
Ish Sodhi got the wicket of Babar Azam, who gave the catch to New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson. WICKET: Babar Azam c Williamson b Sodhi 18 (17b 1x4 0x6) SR: 105.88 Ish Sodhi to Babar Azam, 2 runs Ish Sodhi to Fakhar Zaman, 1 run Ish Sodhi to Fakhar Zaman, FOUR Ish Sodhi to Babar Azam, 1 run Ish Sodhi to Fakhar Zaman, 1 run

END OF OVER: 8 | 5 Runs | PAK: 57/1 | RR: 7.12

  • Babar Azam 15 (14b)
  • Fakhar Zaman 21 (17b)
Mitchell Santner gave five runs in his first over. Santner to Babar Azam, no run Santner to Babar Azam, no run Santner to Babar Azam, 2 runs Santner to Fakhar Zaman, 1 run Santner to Babar Azam, 1 run Santner to Fakhar Zaman, 1 run

END OF OVER: 7 | 7 Runs | PAK: 52/1 | RR: 7.42

  • Fakhar Zaman 19 (15b)
  • Babar Azam 12 (10b)
Ish Sodhi bowled the first no-ball of the match. Ish Sodhi to Fakhar Zaman, 1 run Ish Sodhi to Fakhar Zaman, no run Ish Sodhi to Fakhar Zaman, no run Ish Sodhi to Babar Azam, 1 run Ish Sodhi to Babar Azam, 2 runs Ish Sodhi to Fakhar Zaman, 2 no ball Ish Sodhi to Babar Azam, 1 run  

END OF OVER: 6 | 11 Runs | PAK: 45/1 | RR: 7.50

  • Fakhar Zaman 17 (11b)
  • Babar Azam 8 (7b)
Fakhar Zaman scored the first six of the match. de Grandhomme to Fakhar Zaman, no run de Grandhomme to Fakhar Zaman, SIX de Grandhomme to Babar Azam, 1 run de Grandhomme to Babar Azam, FOUR de Grandhomme to Babar Azam, no run de Grandhomme to Babar Azam, no run

END OF OVER: 5 | 4 Runs | PAK: 34/1 | RR: 6.80

  • Fakhar Zaman 11 (9b)
  • Babar Azam 3 (3b)
Trent Boult gave four runs in the fifth over. Boult to Fakhar Zaman, no run Boult to Babar Azam, 1 run Boult to Babar Azam, no run Boult to Babar Azam, 2 runs Boult to Fakhar Zaman, 1 run Boult to Fakhar Zaman, no run

END OF OVER: 4 | 5 Runs 1 Wkt | PAK: 30/1 | RR: 7.50

  • Fakhar Zaman 10 (6b)
Colin de Grandhomme provided the breakthrough for the hosts as Ahmed Shehzad was caught behind. WICKET: Ahmed Shehzad c Blundell b de Grandhomme 19 (18b 3x4 0x6) SR: 105.55 de Grandhomme to Ahmed Shehzad, no run de Grandhomme to Ahmed Shehzad, no run de Grandhomme to Fakhar Zaman, 1 run de Grandhomme to Fakhar Zaman, FOUR de Grandhomme to Fakhar Zaman, no run

END OF OVER: 3 | 10 Runs | PAK: 25/0 | RR: 8.33

  • Ahmed Shehzad 19 (15b)
  • Fakhar Zaman 5 (3b)
Back to back boundaries conceded by Tim Southee in the over. Southee to Ahmed Shehzad, FOUR Southee to Ahmed Shehzad, FOUR Southee to Ahmed Shehzad, 2 runs Southee to Ahmed Shehzad, no run Southee to Ahmed Shehzad, no run Southee to Ahmed Shehzad, no run

END OF OVER: 2 | 8 Runs | PAK: 15/0 | RR: 7.50

  • Ahmed Shehzad 9 (9b)
  • Fakhar Zaman 5 (3b)
Fakhar Zaman greeted Trent Boult with a boundary on the first ball. Boult to Ahmed Shehzad, 3 runs Boult to Ahmed Shehzad, no run Boult to Ahmed Shehzad, no run Boult to Ahmed Shehzad, no run Boult to Fakhar Zaman, 1 run Boult to Fakhar Zaman, FOUR

END OF OVER: 1 | 7 Runs | PAK: 7/0 | RR: 7.00

  • Ahmed Shehzad 6 (5b)
  • Fakhar Zaman 0 (1b)
Seven runs picked up from the first over bowled by Tim Southee as Ahmed Shehzad scored the boundary. Southee to Shehzad, no run Southee to Ahmed Shehzad, no run Southee to Ahmed Shehzad, FOUR Southee to Ahmed Shehzad, 2 runs Southee to Ahmed Shehzad, no run Southee to Fakhar Zaman, 1 leg bye Pakistan XI: Fakhar Zaman, Ahmed Shehzad, Babar Azam, Sarfraz Ahmed (captain), Haris Sohail, Umer Amin, Shadab Khan, Aamir Yamin, Faheem Ashraf, Mohammad Amir and Rumman Raees. New Zealand XI: Martin Guptill, Kane Williamson (captain), Anaru Kitchen, Tom Bruce, Ross Taylor, Colin de Grandhomme, Tom Blundell, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi and Trent Boult. Pakistan has picked Aamer Yamin in place of Hasan Ali, who suffered an ankle injury during a practise session. Pakistan have won the toss and have opted to bat. 
Pakistan won the toss and chose to bat first. They scored 181/6 in their 20 overs. Fakhar Zaman made 46 runs from 36 balls with four boundaries and a six to his name. Captain Sarfraz Ahmed scored 29 runs for the team after hitting three boundaries while Umar Amin made 21 runs from seven balls which included three sixes. Haris Sohail, after hitting three boundaries, contributed 20 runs with the bat. Ish Sodhi and Mitchell Santner grabbed two wickets for New Zealand while Trent Boult and Colin de Grandhomme dismissed one Pakistan batsman each in the match.     New Zealand, chasing 182 runs to win from 20 overs, scored 163/6 in 20 overs. Martin Guptill was the top scorer with 59 runs from 43 balls with the help of two boundaries and four sixes. Ross Taylor scored 25 runs from 11 balls after hitting three maximums while Mitchell Santner made 24 runs from 12 balls with the help of three fours and a six. Shadab Khan grabbed two wickets while Aamer Yamin, Rumman Raees, Mohammad Amir and Faheem Ashraf dismissed one Kiwi batsman each in the match.  

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