January 5, 2018
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PAK Vs NZ 1st ODI Match Prediction-Fantasy Team News

By Dheeraj Singh @thakurdrajsingh

Pakistan Vs New Zealand 1st ODI Dream 11 Fantasy Match Prediction

Pakistan Tour of New Zealand 2018

As the first match between Pakistan and New Zealand starts tomorrow, a full package of entertainment is expected to happen. This One Day series is more crucial for Pakistan as they have won just one One Day International series since 2011 on New Zealand soil. The last two series of the visitors were whitewashed by the Black Caps. Pakistan’s batting is the biggest concern. Moreover, PAK Vs NZ match preview is listed below.

When and where:

Series- Pakistan Tour of New Zealand 2018

Venue- Basin Reserve, Wellington

Date and Time- January 06, 11:00 AM Local

Pitch Condition:

Basin Reserve in Wellington has a good wicket to bat on. However, in the early hours, pacers are expected to get some help from the wicket. Also, showers are expected during the game.

Venue Stats:

Avg 1st inn score-211

Avg 2nd inn score-175

Highest Total-297/6 (50 Ov) by Aus vs NZ

Lowest Total-74/10 (29 Ov) by NZ vs Aus

Highest Chased-254/4 (46.5 Ov) by NZ vs Pak

Lowest Defended-196/8 (49 Ov) by NZ vs Eng

PAK Vs NZ Team News:


  • Azhar Ali is expected to play the match. In that case, Imam ul Haq will have to miss the match
  • Amir is also expected to play today

New Zealand- 

  • Martin Guptill makes a comeback
  • George Worker will probably miss out the match
  • Kane Williamson will lead the team

PAK Vs NZ Squad:


Azhar Ali, Babar Azam, Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Amir, Sarfraz Ahmed(w/c), Fakhar Zaman, Rumman Raees, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Imam-ul-Haq, Haris Sohail, Mohammad Nawaz, Aamer Yamin

New Zealand-

Martin Guptill, Kane Williamson(c), George Worker, Colin Munro, Henry Nicholls, Matt Henry, Lockie Ferguson, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor, Mitchell Santner, Trent Boult, Tom Latham(w), Todd Astle

PAK Vs NZ Probable Playing 11:

PAK Probable 11-

Sarfraz Ahmed (c & wk), Fakhar Zaman, , Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Amir, Babar Azam, Rumman Raees, Shadab Khan, Azhar Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Ali

NZ Probable 11-

Martin Guptill, Kane Williamson(c), Colin Munro, Henry Nicholls, Matt Henry, Lockie Ferguson, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor, Mitchell Santner/ Todd Astle, Trent Boult, Tom Latham(wk)

Please Note: Choose the playing 11 only from the squad listed above. Do not choose any player who is not listed in the squad. The PAK Vs NZ match preview provided here is based on our research and understanding. Choose your own playing 11.

Key Players:

Azhar Ali

Fakhar Zaman

M Amir

M Guptill

Colin Munro

Tim Southee

PAK Vs NZ 1st ODI Match Prediction:-

Note: Kindly revisit before the deadline to get the final update

Dheeraj Singh @thakurdrajsingh

It might be a just another game for you, but for me, Cricket is something which I live for. From following cricket teams to keeping an eye on every new update in the cricketing world, I try to deliver the best and true I can in my every writing.

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