Lahore April 15 2023: Pakistan beat New Zealand by 88 runs in the first of five match T20I series as New Zealand bowled out for 94 while chasing target of 183 set by Pakistan in first innings.
Haris Rauf took 4 wickets for 17 runs in its 3.3 Overs while Pakistan was able to set 182 batting first with Fakhar Zaman and Saim Ayub making 47 apiece.
Pakistan and New Zealand are set to lock horns in a five-match T20I series, started with the first game in Lahore on yesterday Friday, 14 April 2023.
Pakistan T20I squad: Babar Azam (c), Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Fakhar Zaman, Haris Rauf, Iftikhar Ahmed, Ihsanullah, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Haris, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan, Naseem Shah, Saim Ayub, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shan Masood and Zaman Khan.
New Zealand T20I squad: Tom Latham (c), Chad Bowes, Mark Chapman, Dane Cleaver, Matt Henry, Ben Lister, Adam Milne, Cole McConchie, Daryl Mitchell, Jimmy Neesham, Rachin Ravindra, Henry Shipley, Ish Sodhi, Blair Tickner and Will Young.