Pakistan and New Zealand played 5th T20 against each other in Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium. New Zealand’s Mark Chapman slammed an unbeaten run and NZ chased down a 194 run target by Pakistan in 19.2 overs.
The 5th T20 win by NZ showed that series between both countries will end in 2-2 draw. New Zealand won the match by 6 wickets, Muhammad Rizwan also missed a century by two runs but his brilliant performance took Pakistan to solid run of 193-5.
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Muhammad Rizwan scored 98 off 62 balls but missed his last delivery of the innings and second hundred after New Zealand sent Pakistan on ground. Muhammad Rizwan struck four sixes and seven fours in the match.
Both the captains posed together with trophy as the T20 series ended by 2-2 draw. The next plan for both the teams will be 5-match ODI series with a new format to maintain the quality of cricket.
5-Match ODI between NZ & Pak
The first ODI will be played between Pakistan and New Zealand on 27th April at 4pm. Both the teams and cricket fans are excited for ODI series in Pakistan between Pakistan and New Zealand.
The skipper of New Zealand Tom Lathem says, He is really happy with the series although it was a draw but happy that all the players did really well in all matches. Neesham and Chapman played really good in their partnership.
Babar Azam, also praised Chapman for his outstanding knock. He said that ODI is different and more professional form of Cricket but the boys are ready and we will try to win the series.
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Mark Chapman won the title of Player of the Match for his match-winning knock, he is also referred as Player of the Series for his consistency with matches throughout the series.