Pakistan also lost the fourth T20 match

ByTV10 Punjab

Jan 19, 2024
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Edited by : Sandeep Dhand
SportsDesk (Ludhiana)
19 January

In a thrilling encounter between Pakistan and New Zealand in the fourth T20 match today, cricket enthusiasts witnessed a captivating display of skill and determination. New Zealand emerged victorious, showcasing their prowess on the field.

Opting to bowl after winning the toss, New Zealand’s decision proved strategic as they successfully restricted Pakistan to a score of 158/5 in their innings. Notable contributions came from S. Ayub (16), B. Azam (19), and the dynamic M. Rizwan, who played a stellar knock of 90* runs. Additional support came from F. Zaman (9), S. Farhan (1), I. Ahmed (10), and M. Nawaz (21*).

However, the spotlight of the match belonged to New Zealand’s superb batting performance. Facing a target of 159, the Kiwis chased down the score with finesse, securing a victory by 7 wickets. D. Mitchell (72*) and G. Phillips (70) were the standout performers, steering their team to success. Other notable contributions came from F. Allen (8), T. Seifert (0), and W. Young (4).

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New Zealand’s disciplined and strategic approach on the field, coupled with the outstanding individual performances, ultimately sealed the win for them. The match showcased the competitive spirit and skill level of both teams, keeping fans on the edge of their seats until the last ball was bowled.

Cricket enthusiasts can undoubtedly anticipate more exciting clashes as the series progresses, with both teams vying for supremacy on the T20 stage. As the cricketing world buzzes with excitement, this match will be remembered for its intensity and the exceptional display of talent by New Zealand, marking another chapter in the ever-evolving narrative of international cricket.

Summary

Pakistan: 158/5
Newzealand 159/3

Player of the match

Daryl Mitchell 72*(NZ)