The first ICC T20 World Cup 2016 between Pakistan and New Zealand has started in Auckland with much fervor and zeal! New Zealand has won the toss and elected to field against Pakistan in the first T20.


Pakistan Wins 1st T20 Against New Zealand by 16 Runs

Pakistan is put in, to bat in the first T20 against New Zealand. Shahid Afridi sure seems hopeful of his team and said: “New Zealand are a good side and have been playing impressive cricket at their own turf. But the boys are motivated and I believe they have the ability to beat any side in the world.”

Pakistan Wins 1st T20 Against New Zealand by 16 Runs

Pakistan Vs NewZealand 1st t20 ODI

Pakistan has set a 172-run target for New Zealand in the first T20 of the three-match T20 series. The opener Muhammad Hafeez made 61 runs off 47 balls. The star player scored eight boundaries and two sixes.

Except Sohaib Maqsood, every Pakistani middle-order batsmen scored run at a strike rate of more than 100.

Umar Akmal made a score of 24 runs off 14, Ahmed Shehzad 16 runs off 14 while Shahid Afridi hit a string of boundaries and sixes scoring 23 runs off 8 balls.

Afridi said that the team has prepared well in the camp for the series and is expected to play well.

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