Mohammad Nawaz’s knock helps Pakistan defeat New Zealand by 5 wickets to claim T20 Tri-Series

Christchurch [New Zealand]: Mohammad Nawaz’s unbeaten knock of 38 assisted Pakistan as they beat New Zealand by five wickets in the tri-series finale at Hagley Oval in Christchurch on Friday.
This success for Pakistan before the T20 World Cup is going to increase their morale. Haider Ali scored 31 runs in 15 spheres with the help of three fours and 2 6s as well as Mohammad Nawaz played an unbeaten knock of 38 off 22 balls. In addition to this, Iftikhar Ahmed likewise played an innings of 25 not out off 14 balls.
Chasing a target of 164, Pakistan left to a suitable beginning as their openers Mohammad Rizwan as well as Babar Azam scored 28 runs under 4 overs. Nevertheless, Michael Bracewell sent Azam back to the pavilion after racking up simply 15 run 14 distributions.
Shan Masood then came out to bat on the fold, however was not able to make a big score and departed for 19 runs. Michael Bracewell bagged his second wicket of the innings as he dismissed Masood in the 11th over of the innings as well as in the very following over, Ish Sodhi disregarded Mohammad Rizwan.
The 56-run collaboration mean the fourth arch in between Haider Ali as well as Mohammad Nawaz concerned an end in the 16th over as Tim Southee removed Ali.
Nawaz proceeded the carnage as he hammered Ish Sodhi for 25 runs, shattering 3 6s. Pakistan shed two wickets putting the hosts under some stress.
Nawaz took the formula down to 11 runs from 12 rounds. In the last over of the suit the Men in Environment-friendly only needed 4 runs and Iftikhar Ahmed closed the match with a massive six to raise the T20 Tri-Series trophy.
Earlier, captain Kane Williamson played a splendid knock of 59 as New Zealand posted a total of 163/7 in 20 overs versus Pakistan in the final of the tri-series.
Quick rating: New Zealand 163/7 (Kane Williamson 59, Glenn Phillips 29; Haris Rauf 2-22) vs Pakistan 168/5 (Mohammad Nawaz 38 *, Mohammad Rizwan 34; Michael Bracewell 2-14).

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