Pakistan vs New Zealand 3rd ODI Match Prediction

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Pakistan
279/8 in 50.0
5.58
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New Zealand
35/1 in 6.5
5.12
Nov 11, 201811:00
Dubai International Cricket Stadium - Dubai, UAE
No result

Our Prediction

Pakistan To Win the Match, 1.59
Read our quick thoughts
  • New Zealand are a little too over-reliant on Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor to score runs
  • The Kiwis have struggled against Shadab Khan and Imad Wasim right from the beginning of the series
  • Pakistan's batting performance in the second ODI should boost their confidence and morale
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  • Tournament: Pakistan vs New Zealand 2018
  • Date: Nov 11, 2018
  • Format: ODI
  • Venue: Dubai International Cricket Stadium , Dubai, UAE
  • Time: 11:00

Key Stats

  • Toss: Pakistan (Batting)
  • Man of the Match: Lockie Ferguson

Pakistan

BatsmanRB4s6sSR
Babar Azam 92 100 4 1 92.00
Hasan Ali 2 3 0 0 66.67
Asif Ali 9 6 0 1 150.00
Faheem Ashraf 5 2 0 0 250.00
F Zaman 65 77 8 0 84.42
Haris Sohail 60 59 6 2 101.69
Mohammad Hafeez 19 34 1 0 55.88
Sarfraz Ahmed 1 1 0 0 100.00
Shoaib Malik 18 18 0 0 100.00
BowlerOMRWECO
Trent Boult 10.0 0 80 1 8.00
Matt Henry 10.0 0 53 1 5.30
Ish Sodhi 9.0 1 51 0 5.67
Colin Munro 3.0 0 15 0 5.00
Colin de Grandhomme 8.0 0 34 1 4.25
Lockie Ferguson 10.0 0 45 5 4.50

New Zealand

BatsmanRB4s6sSR
Colin Munro 0 2 0 0 0.00
Henry Nicholls 15 20 1 0 75.00
George Worker 18 19 2 0 94.74
BowlerOMRWECO
Faheem Ashraf 3.0 0 17 0 5.67
Shaheen Afridi 3.5 0 18 1 4.70

About the Match

Within the span of 48 hours, Pakistan bounced back from a thrashing loss to a resounding win against the Kiwis in the ongoing 3-match ODI series. With this win, they not only ended their 12-game losing streak against the Black Caps, but also registered their first win in this year against a team other than Afghanistan, Hong Kong, or Zimbabwe. With a win, each to their name, both New Zealand and Pakistan will have a chance to clinch the series win as they meet each other in the final ODI of the series on 11th November at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai.

Match Preview

Pakistan

After a dismal performance in the first match, Pakistan outclassed the Kiwis in all departments of the game in the second ODI to level the series 1-1. Shaheen Afridi was impressive early on with the new ball and their fielders looked agile for a change. However, what really turned the game in their favor was the spell of spinners where New Zealand just could not score at the pace they were looking to.

Shadab Khan and Imad Wasim were brilliant in the middle overs as New Zealand struggled to not only hit the boundaries but also rotate the strike. Their bowlers continued to maintain the pressure in the death overs as well as the Kiwis just managed to get past a total of 200 runs.

Bowling aside, what would have been heartening to see for their fans, skipper, and team-management was the way their top-order went about the chase. After Imam Ul Haq's unfortunate injury, Babar Azam and Fakhar Zaman batted beautifully to bat New Zealand out of the match. They both were eventually dismissed but it was too little too late for the Kiwis.

Pakistan Starting Lineup

F Zaman, Mohammad Hafeez, Babar Azam, Haris Sohail, Shoaib Malik, Asif Ali, Sarfraz Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Afridi.

New Zealand

Right from the beginning of the series, the Kiwis have been struggling with their middle-order. Barring Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor, no batsman has looked comfortable against Shadab Khan and Imad Wasim. In addition to that, the Kiwis have struggled to find the right opening partner for Colin Munro as both George Worker and Glenn Phillips have failed miserably.

Kane Williamson and the team management will be happy with the way Ross Taylor has gone about batting in the middle overs, but lack of any contribution whatsoever from Colin de Grandhomme and Henry Nicole lower down the order has hurt their chances.

Bowling has done fairly well for them and they looked settled despite being unable to make inroads till 29th over in the last match. The combination of Trent Boult and Lokie Ferguson has been deadly in the two matches and Colin de Grandhomme has played his part well with the ball. After going for a few runs in the first match, Ish Sodhi returned with a better performance in the second game. With test series coming up next, we might see Tim Southee rested for the upcoming match. Other than that, the Kiwis are likely to go in with the same team.

New Zealand Starting Lineup

George Worker, Colin Munro, Henry Nicholls, Ross Taylor, TWM Latham, BJ Watling, Colin de Grandhomme, IS Sodhi, Matt Henry, Lockie Ferguson, TA Boult.

Our Prediction

The batting was the biggest challenge the men in green were facing for so long in the recent past. With Imam ul Haq injured, Hafeez is likely to move up with Haris Sohail likely to play in the middle-order. New Zealand, on the other hand, are struggling with the same problems which they had in the first match of the tour. Considering the form and team on paper, Pakistan look favorites to win the third match and clinch the ODI series 2-1.

Our Prediction

Pakistan To Win the Match, 1.59
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Which team will win?

Pakistan56.2% (59)
New Zealand43.8% (46)
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Comments

MP Singh
Aaj ke match ki Team KY hogi
2018-11-16 05:14:33
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MP Singh
Aaj ke match ki dream 11team KY hogi
2018-11-16 05:15:14
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