New Zealand vs Pakistan, 3rd T20, full cricket score: PAK beat NZ by 18 runs
Pakistan beat New Zealand by 18 runs to win the three-match Twenty20 International series 2-1 at the Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui today. Get full cricket score of New Zealand vs Pakistan here.cricket Updated: Jan 28, 2018 15:05 IST
Chasing a target of 182, New Zealand could only manage 163/6 in their 20 overs after Pakistan won the toss and opted to bat in the third and final Twenty20 International today. Earlier, Pakistan opener Fakhar Zaman top-scored with 46 to take them to 181/6 in 20 overs in what is the series-deciding game at the Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui. Spinners Ish Sodhi and Mitchell Santner were among wickets, scalping two each. In reply, Kane Williamson’s side fell short by 18 runs. Martin Guptill was the best batsman on the day, scoring 59.This comes after New Zealand had thrashed the visitors 5-0 in the preceding five-match One-Day International (ODI) series and also won the first T20. Pakistan fought back to finally clinch a win at Eden Park in Auckland on Thursday to earn their first victory of the tour and level the series 1-1. Get full cricket score of New Zealand vs Pakistan here. (IPL auction 2018 blog) (Australia vs England 5th ODI blog)
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First Published: Jan 28, 2018 10:07 IST