Pakistan vs New Zealand 1st ODI Highlights Today 6 Jan 2018

Watch latest cricket highlights today. NZ vs PAK 1st ODI highlights on 6-1-2018. Kane Williamson’s drop catch cost Pakistan this game as he played a brilliant knock of 115 runs to steer his team towards a grand total of 315/7.









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Opening bowlers Mohammad Amir and Rumman Raees found significantly lesser swing than Sarfraz would have hoped for when he won the toss and put New Zealand in. While Amir’s pace and consistency inoculated him from much punishment, the in-form Colin Munro (58) – fresh off a hundred and two fifties in his last three T20Is – tucked into the less experienced Raees.

Martin Guptill kicked things off with a trademark six flat over the bowler’s head. But while he took his time trying to play himself back in form, Munro had no time to lose. He timed the ball beautifully and expertly took advantage of the fielding restrictions, turning several ones into twos and maintaining the pressure on the Pakistan attack.









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Munro exploded in the tenth over, smashing Raees for two fours and a six. He didn’t back away from the No. 1 ranked ODI bowler Hasan Ali either, bringing up a 33-ball fifty with a six over fine leg. He followed up with another boundary, before Hasan intelligently adjusted his line, forcing Munro to prod at one, who edged through to Sarfraz. Pakistan had begun to look desperate for the breakthrough, with the opening partnership producing 83 runs in 75 balls.