The ICC T20 World Cup being played in UAE currently with 17 matches already being played. The third T20 match between Pakistan and New Zealand is all set to be played today evening at Sharjah Cricket Stadium.
Pakistan, who recently defeated India by 10 wickets in the T20 match, will play against New Zealand today. The match will be played in Sharjah. Both the teams will try their best to make it to the Semi-finals.
After defeating India on Sunday, Pakistan will be in full confidence today. The result of the match will make a strong effect in deciding who will get to the semi-finals. With great players like Lockie Ferguson and Babar Azam, it will be a challenging match for both teams.
The New Zealand team lost both of the warm-up matches and looks a little out of form. They have to try hard to win the match as the other team is all set and confident. However, New Zealand also has great batsmen who can turn the tables anytime.
Nz Vs Pak Weather Report
The weather in Sharjah for today is expected to be warm The sky will be clear with no chances of cats and dogs. The temperature is expected to be around 30 degrees with 52% humidity and a wind speed of 6 km/hr.
On the Sharjah stadium, we have seen bowlers always perform better. It will benefit the bowlers and batsmen are expected to struggle. It will be a little difficult for them to score. Both the teams will have to save wickets and play carefully. The expected score in the first innings is around 140 – 150.
New Zealand Vs Pakistan Playing Xi
- Kane Williamson – Captain
- Martin Guptill
- Tim Seifert – WK
- Devon Conway
- Glenn Phillips
- James Neesham
- Mitchell Santner
- Lockie Ferguson
- Tim Southee
- Trent Boult
- Ish Sodhi
- Babar Azam – Captain
- Mohammad Rizwan – WK
- Fakhar Zaman
- Shoaib Malik
- Asif Ali
- Mohammad Hafeez
- Haris Rauf
- Shadab Khan
- Imad Wasim
- Hasan Ali
- Shaheen Shah Afridi
Top Picks For Dream 11
Devon Conway is a brilliant player with great batting and wicket-keeping skills. He can hit big scores without losing many balls. Having Conway in the top order will be a better option for New Zealand.
Babar Azam – the number one player on the ODI ranking, Babar Azam is one of the best in the world and is in the Pakistani team. He has hit big numbers in the past and he can easily score big single-handedly.
From Pakistan, Mohammed Hafeez is also a very good batsman and we have seen some exceptionally brilliant performances from him in the league. He scored 99 runs in the second match against New Zealand. If he performs the same in this match too, it will be a concern for New Zealand.
Shaheen Afridi – Shaheen Afridi is also one of the top performers of Pakistan. He has been doing fantastic in the previous matches and is expected to perform the same in this match too. He has the ability to pick wickets in any condition and he will be the best option for death overs.
Dream 11 Team
Captain – Babar Azam
Vice-Captain – Martin Guptill
Wicket Keeper – Devon Conway
Batsmen – Martin Guptill, Babar Azam, Fakhar Zaman, Kane Williamson
All-Rounders – Mitchell Santner, Mohammad Hafeez
Bowlers – Lockie Ferguson, Tim Southee, Shaheen Afridi, Haider Ali
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