9th Match, Group D – Pakistan vs New Zealand Live Match Score & Updates | PAK vs NZ T20 World Cup 2012
Match Overview & Live Updates
In the ninth match of World T20, Pakistan, led by Mohammad Hafeez, clash with New Zealand in their opening Group D-match in Pallekele International Cricket Stadium on Sunday and then take on Bangladesh on September 25. Looking at Pakistan and New Zealand form the match is a must-watch with both teams having equal might so far.
9th Match, Group D – New Zealand v Pakistan
Pallekele International Cricket Stadium
Sunday September 23
10:00 GMT | 15:30 local | 15:00 PKT
Pakistan captain Mohammad Hafeez won the toss and opted to bat against New Zealand in a World Twenty20 Group D match at Pallekele stadium on Sunday.
Pakistan left out allrounder Abdul Razzaq and included Yasir Arafat in a three-pronged pace attack.
New Zealand were forced to leave out opener Martin Guptill who suffered a hamstring problem during his team’s 59-run win over Bangladesh in their first match here on Friday. His place was taken by Adam Milne.
The top two teams from the group will advance to the Super Eights round.
Post 1st Innings Update
Pakistan has managed to score 177/6 in their 20 overs after winning the toss and electing to bat against New Zealand. Nasir Jamshed hit 56 off 35 along with Mohammad Hafeez 43, Imran Nazir 25, Umar Akmal 23 and Shahid Afridi 12.
For New Zealand Tim Southee and Oram took two wickets each; while Vettori, Franklin taking one wicket each.
Post Match Update
Pakistan has beaten New Zealand by 13 runs.
Pakistan vs New Zealand Squads
New Zealand: Rob Nicol, James Franklin, Brendon McCullum, Ross Taylor (Captain), Daniel Vettori, Jacob Oram, Kane Williamson, Nathan McCullum, Tim Southee, Kyle Mills, Adam Milne.
Pakistan: Mohammad Hafeez (Captain), Imran Nazir, Nasir Jamshed, Kamran Akmal, Shoaib Malik, Umar Akmal, Shahid Afridi, Yasir Arafat, Sohail Tanvir, Umar Gul, Saeed Ajmal.
Toss: Pakistan , who choose to bat
Umpires: M Erasmus and BNJ Oxenford
TV umpire: NJ Llong
Match referee: ; GF Labrooy
Reserve Umpire: BF Bowden
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