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August 25, 2019
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Pakistan take lead in ODI series against New Zealand with outstanding victory

SHARJAH: Pakistan has again taken lead over New Zealand in a five one day series against New Zealand as the green shirts defeated the Kivis greater margin of 147 runs.

After Pakistani bating line outstanding performance the green shirts bowler not remained behind the out class performance as New Zealand whole of the team bowled out in 39th over at score of 217.

Ahmed Shahzad was declared man of the match for his century.

Harris Sohail and Shahid Afridi took three wickets each, Muhammad Irfan got two wickets and Wahab Riyaz, Ahmed Shahzad sent two Kivis palyer to pavilion.

From New Zealand side Williomson was top scorer with 46 runs and followed by Ronchi who scored 41 runs.

Earlier, Pakistan has scored very huge total against New Zealand in third one day international as the team made 364 runs which is the third largest target set by Pakistan against any team.

Ahmed Shahzad as opener showed splendid performance as he scored 113 runs. Skipper for the match Shahid Afridi made boom fifty just on 21 balls and he was sent pavilion at the score of 55.

Seventh wicket partners Sohail Tanveer and Sarfaraz have hit 22 runs in last over Sarfaraz scored 30 runs and Sohail Tanveer made 17 runs just on nine balls.

Earlier overall team performance was brilliant as Younis Khan added score of 35 runs for the team, Hafeez scored 33 runs.

From Kivis side bowlers could not restrict green shirts for normal target and MJ Henry got three wickets, McClenaghan,  Anderson and McCullum took one wicket each.