Pakistan A vs New Zealand A in UAE, 2018
Pakistan A vs New Zealand A, 3rd Unofficial ODI Match Preview
The third unofficial ODI between Pakistan A and New Zealand A will be played on Wednesday morning at the same venue in Abu Dhabi.
Pakistan has already taken the 2-0 lead by winning the first ODI by 1 wicket and second by 5 wickets after they lost the T20 series by 2-1. Both the sides will also play 2 matches Test series starting from October 30.
After winning the toss, Pakistan A opted to bowl first. Put into bat, New Zealand lost their first wicket in the second delivery and were 84-3 at one time. However, Will Young (40), BJ Watling (75) and Todd Astle (40) helped the side to post 224-10 in 48.4 overs.
In response, Pakistan had a decent start and lost the first wicket at 37 and were 88-3 at one time. However, Mohammad Saad (49 of 75) and Saud Shakeel (67* of 71) in the middle order made sure to return victorious.
Pakistan has already sealed the series by 2-0 and would be hoping for a clean sweep when both the teams will meet for the final ODI on Friday morning.
Venue- Sheikh Zayed Stadium Nursery 1, Abu Dhabi
Matchday- October 26, Friday at 11:00 AM IST
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Mohammad Rizwan (c & wk), Abid Ali, Mohammad Asghar, Mohammad Irfan Jnr, Shan Masood, Agha Salman, Rahat Ali, Waqas Maqsood, Saud Shakeel, Aamer Yamin, Kashif Bhatti, Iftikhar Ahmed, Ahmed Jamal, Mohammad Saad
New Zealand A:
Glenn Phillips (wk), Tom Bruce, BJ Watling, Blair Tickner, George Worker, Tom Blundell, Kyle Jamieson, Will Young, Corey Anderson, Scott Kuggeleijn, Logan van Beek, Ajaz Patel, Todd Astle, Rachin Ravindra
Here’s the probable PK-A vs NZ-A playing 11-
Wicketkeeper: Mohammad Rizwan
Batsmen: Shan Masood, Saud Shakeel, Abid Ali (c), Mohammad Saad
All-rounder: Iftikhar Ahmed, Agha Salman (Doubt: Aamer Yamin)
Bowler: Mohammad Asghar, Kashif Bhatti, Mohammad Irfan Jnr (Doubt: Rahat Ali)
Wicket-keeper: BJ Watling
Batters: Corey Anderson, Glenn Phillips, Will Young, George Worker
All-rounder: Scott Kuggeleijn Logan van Beek, R Ravindra
Bowlers: Kyle Jamieson, Todd Astle, Tom Blundell, (Doubt: Lockie Ferguson, Blair Tickner)
*As per the last match
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In wicketkeeper, both BJ Watling and Mohammad Rizwan will be better picked.
In batsmen, Will Young, George Worker, Saud Shakeel, Shan Masood and Mohammad Saad will be perfect choices.
Fantasy Tip: Glenn Philips will be slightly risky as he hasn’t scored in any of the matches. He returned with a duck in both the games.
Todd Astle will be the safest bet in all-rounder.
In bowlers, Kyle Jamieson, Scott Kkuggeleijn and Mohammad Irfan Jnr will be right choices.
Fantasy Tip: Lockie Ferguson might return to playing 11. He was rested in second ODI after bagging 4 wickets in the first match.
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