Pakistan lost in ODI series against New Zealand
Pakistan team captaincy can be snatched from Babar Azam
New Delhi: The decisive match of the ODI series between Pakistan and New Zealand was played in Karachi on 13 January (Friday). Pakistan had to face defeat in this match. Pakistan has lost the series along with this defeat. New Zealand captured the series 2-1. Babar Azam’s batting after winning the toss was overshadowed by him. Pakistan scored 280 runs in 50 overs. The same New Zealand team chased the run in 48.1 overs.
Fakhar Zaman’s century wasted:
Pakistan’s opener Fakhar Zaman scored a century in this match. He scored a total of 101 runs in 122 balls. He hit 10 fours and 1 six during his innings. Same, Mohammad Rizwan also played an inning of 77 runs in 74 balls.
Three New Zealand players scored half-centuries:
Three New Zealand players scored half-centuries in the third ODI. These include Devon Conway, Captain Kane Williamson and Glenn Phillips. Devon and Williamson played innings of 52 and 53 runs respectively. At the same time, Glenn Phillips snatched victory from Pakistan by playing the best innings in the end. He played an excellent inning of 63 runs in 42 balls. In which his 4 sixes and 4 fours were included.
Captaincy can be snatched from Babar Azam
The Pakistan team under the leadership of Babar Azam could not do anything special. Last year, he was defeated in the final match of Asia Cup and T20 World Cup. He was clean swept in the Test series against England. At the beginning of the same year, he could not win a single match in the Test against New Zealand. In such a situation, the captaincy can be snatched from him.
FIRST PUBLISHED : January 14, 2023, 13:11 IST