NZ vs PAK: New Zealand will lock horns against Pakistan in the Final of the New Zealand T20I Tri-Series, 2022 on Friday, October 14, 2022, at Hagley Oval, Christchurch.
New Zealand have lost their opening match against Pakistan in the series but bounced back stronger to win their next three games on the trot. With six points from three wins, they finished at the top of the points table.
Pakistan, on the other hand, have experienced a similar campaign in the series as they too have won three games out of the four they played. They are currently placed at the second position in the points table.
Both teams have played two matches against each other in the tri-series, where both teams won a game each. While Pakistan thrashed New Zealand by six wickets, New Zealand took revenge in their second face-off having thumped the visitors by nine wickets.
Here are the match details, pitch report, probable playing 11, squads, player records/stats and dream11 fantasy team predictions for the Final of the New Zealand T20I Tri-Series, 2022.
NZ vs PAK Match Details
- Match: New Zealand vs Pakistan, Final
- Date: Friday, October 14, 2022
- Time: 7:30 AM (IST) / 2:00 AM (GMT)
- Venue: Hagley Oval, Christchurch
The surface at Hagley Oval has been a balanced one so far. Both departments have found equal success on this pitch. Having said that, we can expect a high-scoring final on Friday.
NZ vs PAK Probable Playing XI
New Zealand Playing XI
Kane Williamson (C), Devon Conway (WK), Martin Guptill, Glenn Phillips, Mark Chapman, James Neesham, Michael Bracewell, Mitchell Santner, Trent Boult, Tim Southee and Adam Milne/Ish Sodhi.
Pakistan Playing XI
Babar Azam (C), Mohammad Rizwan (WK), Shan Masood, Iftikhar Ahmed, Haider Ali, Asif Ali, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Haris Rauf, Naseem Shah and Mohammad Wasim Jr.
- Total matches played: 9
- Matches won batting first: 4
- Matches won bowling first: 5
- Average 1st Innings scores: 165
- Average 2nd Innings scores: 141
- Highest total recorded: 208/5 (20 Ov) by NZ vs BAN
- Lowest total recorded: 131/10 (17.3 Ov) by AUS vs NZ
- Highest score chased : 177/3 (19.5 Ov) by PAK vs BAN
- Lowest score defended: 167/5 (20 Ov) by PAK vs BAN
New Zealand & Pakistan’s Last 5 Matches Stats
NZ vs PAK Player Record/Stats (Must Picks)
|Player||Stats (This Tournament)|
|Devon Conway||199 Runs|
|Babar Azam||177 Runs|
|Mohammad Rizwan||169 Runs|
|Glenn Phillips||101 Runs|
|Mohammad Nawaz||5 Wickets & 69 Runs|
|Tim Southee||7 Wickets|
|Michael Bracewell||6 Wickets|
NZ vs PAK Captaincy Picks
- Devon Conway
- Mohammad Rizwan
- Babar Azam
NZ vs PAK Dream11 Fantasy Team Prediction
Fantasy Team Suggestion 1
- Wicket-Keeper: Devon Conway, Mohammad Rizwan, Finn Allen
- Batters: Martin Guptill, Babar Azam, Glenn Phillips
- All-Rounders: Michael Bracewell, Mohammad Nawaz
- Bowlers: Tim Southee, Trent Boult, Mohammad Wasim
- Captain: Devon Conway
- Vice-Captain: Mohammad Rizwan
Fantasy Team Suggestion 2
- Wicket-Keeper: Devon Conway, Mohammad Rizwan
- Batters: Kane Williamson, Babar Azam, Glenn Phillips
- All-Rounders: Michael Bracewell, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz
- Bowlers: Tim Southee, Trent Boult, Haris Rauf
- Captain: Babar Azam
- Vice-Captain: Devon Conway
Probable Winner Of The Match
New Zealand is expected to win this match.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team for the fantasy game please consider the points mentioned and make your own decision at the time of making your team.