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Pakistan’s target for New Zealand was 179 runs

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Pakistan set a target of 179 runs to beat New Zealand in the last T20 match.

In this match played at Gaddafi Stadium Lahore, the Kiwi team won the toss and invited the Pakistan team to take the lead.

Batting first, the national team scored 178 runs for the loss of 5 wickets in the allotted 20 overs.

Captain Babar Azam completed his 34th half-century of his career by showing responsible batting and played an excellent innings of 69 off 44 balls. His innings included 2 sixes and 6 fours.

Fakhar Zaman scored 43 runs and Usman Khan scored 31 runs while Shadab Khan played 15 runs in the closing moments.

Zach Foulkes, William O’Rourke, Ben Sears, Jimmy Neesham and Ash Sodhi took one wicket each for New Zealand.

Shaheen Afridi returned to the national team, the Pakistan team consists of captain Babar Azam, Saeem Ayub, Usman Khan, Fakhar Zaman, Iftikhar Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Imad Wasim, Shaheen Afridi, Osama Mir, Abbas Afridi and Muhammad Amir.

The New Zealand team includes captain Michael Bracewell, Tom Blundell, Mark Chapman, Josh Clarkson, Zach Foulkes, Cole McConkey, Jimmy Neesham, William O’Rourke, Ben Sears, Tim Seifert and Ash Sodhi.

The visiting team leads the series 1-2. The national team must win this game to level the series.

The first game of the series was rained out. Pakistan won the second match while New Zealand won the third and fourth matches.

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