Pakistan Vs Newzealand Warm-up Match 01, Hyderabad 2nd Power Play Score Update

The 1st Warm-up match of ICC WC2023 is being played between Pak & NZ. Babar Azam, Captain PCT, won the toss and elected to bat first in the maiden warm-up match against the Black Caps. Abdullah Shafique and Imam ul Haq opened the inning from Pakistan’s side in the first practice match against NZ.

After getting run-of-the-mill, Imam got out in the 3rd over when the team’s scorecard was only 6. One Down batter, Babar Azam, joined Abdullah Shafique to resume the proceedings. Both batters managed only 33 at the end of the powerplay.   On the other hand, Matt Henry, the pick of the bowlers, started the inning with the ball from Black Caps and bowled only 3 overs, only conceding 8 and taking the crucial wicket of Imam too. 

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The commencement of the 2nd Powerplay was either not good for the Pakistan Team as they lost well-settled opener Abdullah Shafique in the 12th over of the match. Mitchell Santner Blew Abdullah away with the help of Tom Latham, the standing NZ Captain, when he tried to hit the ball out of the park. Lathom didn’t miss the stumping chance, and Shafique went on 14 off 25 balls. 

Pakistan Wicket Keeping Batter, who is in the form of his life as far as batting is concerned, joined his ordinate after the fall of Abdullah. From the very first ball, he looked aggressive and gave a helping hand to his captain. Both played superbly.

From the very first ball, he looked aggressive and gave a helping hand to his captain. Both played superbly and completed their half centuries in style. The Captain Babar, completed his 50 of 58 balls in the 23rd over. Likewise Muhammad Rizwan crossed 50 landmark in the 27th over utilising 53 balls only. 

Babar Azam departed after scoring 80 off 84  in the 30th over when he was looking in good touch. It was Muhammad Rizwan who took the charge and played responsibly after Babar’s wicket. Further, he completed his 100 off 93 balls on the 2nd last ball of the 40th over of the inning with the help of 2  sixes and 9 fours. Besides, the other youngster, Saud Shakeel also looked in complete control with his almost run a ball strike rate. At the end of the 2nd powerplay Pakistan scored 238 at a run rate of 5.95. Conclusively, Pakistan has added 205 runs at the lost of only 2 wickets in this 2nd powerplay with the run rate of 6.83. Mitchell Santer was pick of the bowler in the 2nd phase of the inning who took two important wickets of Babar and Shafique.

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