Babar Azam made stunning 83 runs off 77 balls against New Zealand in the 3rd and final ODI between Pakistan and New Zealand on 31 January 2016 at Auckland. Pakistan is leading the series by 1-0 and New Zealand will try to win this match to balance the series by 1-1.
Pakistan gave New Zealand some what high target of 291 runs in 50 overs. New Zealand a promising start after loosing their hard hitter Brendan McCullum on the veer first ball of the second over. Muhammad Amir bowled short of the length to McCullum who was not expecting the early attack and tried to make a pull shot but ended up in the hands of Muhammad Irfan.