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Pakistan beat by Five Wickets New zealand.

In the group match of T20 World Cup, Pakistan completed the target by losing 5 wickets for 135 runs. Muhammad Rizwan of Pakistan scored 33 runs while Shoaib Malik and Asif Ali scored unbeaten 27.27 runs.

New Zealand had scored 134 runs for the loss of 8 wickets in 20 overs. New Zealand had given a target of 135 runs to Pakistan.

New Zealand’s first wicket against Pakistan was scored by Gary Martin Guptill for 36 runs. Got out

For Pakistan Haris Rauf took 4 wickets while Shaheen Afridi Muhammad Hafeez and Emad Wasim took one wicket each.

Toss won Pakistan and elected to field against New Zealand. National team captain Babar Azam said that they would try to maintain the good performance of the match against India.
The national team made no changes to the squad for the match against New Zealand.

New Zealand fast bowler Loki Ferguson was ruled out of the tournament due to injury.