LINCOLN: Pakistan Shaheens have recorded their second consecutive victory on the tour of New Zealand, defeating New Zealand XI by a formidable margin of 101 runs within the third of the 5 Twenty20 matches right here on the Bert Sutcliffe Oval on Sunday.
The Shaheens after being put into batting, made an enormous complete of 231 for 5 within the allotted 20 overs with the assistance of two sensible fifties from Haider Ali and Zeeshan Malik.
Haider blasted 64 from simply 28 balls with 5 sixes and 4 boundaries whereas Zeeshan hit 54 off 37 balls with ten fours.
Earlier, Zeeshan together with Abdullah Shafique supplied a strong begin of 84. Abdullah made 35 off 24 balls with three fours and a six.
Hussain Talat additionally performed a helpful innings of 44 not out from simply 17 balls with 4 fours and three sixes whereas Imad Butt smashed a six ball 25 from three sixes and a 4.
Chasing 232, the New Zealand XI batsmen couldn’t resist towards an correct bowling by leg-spinner Usman Qadir, who captured three wickets for 18 runs, and the complete staff was bowled out for 130 in 18.1 overs.
Pakistan Shaheens will play their fifth and ultimate T20 match on January 5, additionally towards the New Zealand XI.