Karachi on Monday, Mohammad Rizwan led with an unbeaten 77- run knock and Babar Azam scored 66 as Pakistan follow down 256 runs against New Zealand with 6 wickets in hand in the initial ODI at National Stadium
Before, Naseem Shah’s alternate five- wicket haul in the format helped the New Zealand circumscribe the Kiwis at 255 for 9 in 50 overs.
Asked to club first, New Zealand kept on losing wickets on a regular base and failed to set a competitive target for Pakistan.
Aside from Naseem, debutant bowler Usama Mir beheaded two wickets. Mohammad Wasim Jr and Mohammad Nawaz also got one wicket each.
New Zealand (Playing XI): Finn Allen, Devon Conway, Kane Williamson(c), Tom Latham(w), Daryl Mitchell, Glenn Phillips, Michael Bracewell, Mitchell Santner, Henry Shipley, Tim Southee, Lockie Ferguson