The three match series between Pakistan and New Zealand’s, first Twenty20 international was played in Auckland today. Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi and coach Waqar Younis expects that his players will perform well in the series.
Shahid Afridi said, before the ICC World Twenty20 victory is very important to restore confidence. He also said, if when every player perform hundred percent, then result is good at the end.
Mohammad Aamer and Umar Gul joined the bowling department & fast bowling attack become more dangeous.
The spot-fixing convict Mohammad Aamer will play first time & represent Pakistan in international cricket after 5 year.
Pakistan team is currently ranked 6th in the world ranking of T20, while New Zealand is ranked 7tth, and the team won three of the series will got hre 1st rankings in Icc t20 Rank.
Pak Vs New zealand Performance Ratio:
Total 11 T20 international between Pakistan and New Zealand have played. Pakistan won 7 matches & lost 4 matches. On New Zealand’s land between total 3 Twenty20 internationals matches has been palyed in which 2 won New Zealand and Pakistan have won only one match.
Pakistan Team: Muhammad Hafeez, Ahmed Shehzad, Shoaib Malik, Sohaib Maqsood, Sarfraz Ahmed(w), Muhammad Rizwan, Shahid Afridi(c), Imad Wasim, Mohammad Amir, Wahab Riaz, Umar Gul, Aamer Yamin, Iftikhar Ahmed, Saad Nasim, Anwar Ali
New Zealand Team: Martin Guptill, Kane Williamson(c),Ross Taylor, Corey Anderson, Colin Munro, Grant Elliott, Luke Ronchi(w),Todd Astle, Mitchell Santner, Adam Milne, Matt Henry, Mitchell McClenaghan, Trent Boult, Tom Latham