Cricket match prediction today: Naseem Five for New Zealand limited to 255 people

Naseem Shah scored a second five-wicket ODI to help New Zealand be limited to 255 for 9 in 50 allotted overs in the opening ODI of a three-match series against Pakistan in Karachi. bottom. Legspinner Usama Mir, who made his international debut, also played a role, conceding several wickets.

Bowling-scoring Pakistan started on the right note when Naseem Devon his Conway closed near his Yorker in the first over. Opening partner Finn Allen won LBW in the next over, but was reversed with DRS. For a while, Allen again put pressure on his opponents with a combination of moves, drives and flicks. In fact, Allen collected six borders in just nine deliveries.

Ultimately, Wasim Jr. Guys; the opener attempted a drive to Covers’ Agha Salman and got a great catch. Just as Kane Williamson and Darryl Mitchell seemed to have taken New Zealand to safer waters, Usama bowled Peach, whistled around his feet and noticeably twisted the batter. When cleared, Pakistan attacked again.

Tom Latham, who replaced the New Zealand skipper, displayed his anti-spin skills and continued to tick the scorecards, mixing the occasional pull and reverse sweep into singles and twos. However, Pakistan managed to make a breakthrough at the right time when Mitchell lost to Mohammad Nawaz. Usama dismissed the seeded Latham for 42.

With her 147 to 5, Pakistan would have hoped to hold New Zealand to a lower score than they had in the end. But Glenn Phillips (37) and his Miichael Bracewell (42 ball 43) made a crucial 66 alliance to shore up the visitors. At 5-for-213, Phillips was relieved from behind Naseem’s long on his delivery and middle his order slugger pulled the ball into the center fielders. Naseem continued to make progress as he eliminated both Bracewell and Henry Shipley in his first over. Further down, Mitchell Santner and Tim Southee hit some useful boundaries, with Naseem sacking the former in the final to finish with five wickets.

The pitch is on the slow side, and tourists will still feel like they’re in the game.

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