The third T20 was played today between Pakistan and New Zealand. This was the high scoring game as expected. Stunning competition was expected from both teams before the match. Friday January 22 was awaited by the cricket fans in Pakistan and fans around the world because they wanted Pakistan to win. Unfortunately Shahid Afridi could not deliver his promise in his last match played for his team. The huge fan base was disappointed with the match result today when Pakistan lost the match by 95 runs and also lost the series. Lets take a detailed review of today’s match as the celebrations began for Kiwis for winning the T20 series.
The match was played at the venue of Played at Westpac Stadium, Wellington. It was a day and night match for 20 overs. Martin Guptil opened the innings and started playing well. Especially Guptil batted well for his 42 runs. H e faced 19 balls. He played with a strike rate with 221.05. He was caught by Umar Akmal on the bowling of Shahid Afridi. Captain Williamson also played a good quick knock of 33 runs in 34 balls. His strike rate was brilliant also. He scored at a rate of 97.05.
Munro started playing at a run rate of 133.33. But h could not get started playing freely. He got run out by Muhammad Rizwan. The real hero for today came to the wicket when New Zealand needed an innings just like he played today. Taylor got retired hurt on 6 runs. He only faced 4 balls. Newzealand was in search for a good total after the dismissal of Guptil and Williamson. Elliot also got run out at 19 for just playing 14 balls. Anwar Ali did one good thing in the match by helping Sarfraz.