Starting on the 9th of January, the Pakistan Cricket Team will take on New Zealand in a One-Day International series of three matches. The One-Day International Series is a competition that is part of the World Super League. New Zealand is in second place with 130 points, while Pakistan is in sixth place with 120 points. New Zealand is ahead of Pakistan in this competition. Both sides will compete in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 as qualifying participants.
After their victory against India, New Zealand will want nothing more than to extend their winning streak. The Black Caps are likely well aware that they cannot underestimate Pakistan because of their unpredictability, making them a dangerous team. This is something that the Black Caps cannot do.
Pakistan Faces a Challenging Road Ahead.
When playing against the Black Caps, the Men in Green will need to bring their best game since they have a history of coming up with game-winning plays whenever they play. Since the middle order is somewhat vulnerable, it is imperative that the club’s captain, Babar Azam, play an innings that is both lengthy and productive for the team.
PCB has announced 21 probable candidates.
Fakhar Zaman was unexpectedly omitted from the list of players that was compiled by the new temporary selection panel, which was overseen by the legendary all-rounder Shahid Afridi. The left-handed batsman is well-known for his hitting skills; Nevertheless, he has also shown that he is capable of playing the waiting game, which is a skill that is invaluable in contemporary cricket. The list includes Sharjeel Khan, a dazzling left-handed hitter who last competed in an ODI in 2017. Sharjeel Khan was included on the roster.
Probables: Babar Azam, Abdullah Shafiq, Abrar Ahmed, Aamer Jamal, Haris Rauf, and Hasan Ali, Ihsanullah, Imam-Haq, Kamran Ghulam, Mohammad Haris, Mohammad, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Wasim, Naseem Shah, Qasim Akram, Salman Ali Agha , Shadab Khan, Shahnawaz Dahani, Shan Masood, Sharjeel Khan, and Tayyab Tahir