Skipper Babar Azam guides Pakistan to a comfortable win against New Zealand

Pakistan won the match by 6 wickets, claiming two consecutive wins against New Zealand in the T20Is

Pakistan comfortably defeated New Zealand by 6 wickets claiming their 2nd consecutive T20I win. It was Mohammad Rizwan in the last, it was the skipper Babar Azam this time to do the needful.

New Zealand won the toss and decided to bat first at the Hagley Oval Stadium. The hosts put up 147/8 in the first innings.


Despite losing two wickets within the power play, skipper Babar Azam guided the team to a swift win. The skipper scored 79 off 53 balls with eleven fours with a strike rate of 149.06.

The visitors finished the match with 10 balls spared. This kind of win against a strong team is a good indication for Pakistan before the ICC T20I World Cup 2022.