Tuesday , May 26 2020

Third ODI match not played: Pak VS NZ series withdrawn

Consistent rain on the third day of One-day International between Pakistan and New Zealand halted the match.The series ended in  draw.

The match was not played because of consistent rainfall that the series tied at 1-1. New Zealand won the first match by 47 runs while Pakistan bagged the win in second ODI. Both games were played in Abu Dhabi

According to the records, Pakistan have not yet bagged a win against New Zealand in any ODI since 2011.  The lost the series in 2014 in UAE (2-3), then in 2015 and 2016 (0-2 in New Zealand) .

Earlier this year in January, they also lost Series against New Zealand.

Before the rain halted the match, Pakistan was done with its batting and made a score of 279 for 8 wickets. With the kiwis on the pitch, it was Pakistani Bowling attack that took wicket in the first over

Rain started and halted the games when it ended George Worker was unbeaten and Henry Nicholas was not out.

Finally, the match ended in stalemate leaving the ODI- series draw.

Two teams will now the third format of the game, Test series. The format is likely to begin from Friday in Abu Dhabi.

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