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New Zealand outclass Pakistan in first ODI at Wellington

WELLINGTON: New Zealand defeated Pakistan on Saturday in first ODI of two match series by seven wickets in Wellington.

Kivi team achieved the total of 211 runs in 40th over of the match.

G.D Elliot was declared man of the match for his all rounding performance as he took three wickets in just five over and scored 64 runs without losing his wicket.

One thing remain common on both sides that two players made 50 from the Kivi sides G.D Elliot and LRPL Taylor was the player, they made 64 and 59 respectively.

Muhammad Irfan, Shahid Afridi and Bilawal Bhatti took one wicket each.

Earlier, Whole of Pakistani team bowled out at 210 runs against New Zealand in first ODI in Wellington.

Only Skipper Misbah Ul Haq and Shahif Afridi could make handsome score all other players could not show their impressive performance.

Misbah played captain innings and made 58 runs and Afridi outstanding performance added 67 run which nine fours and four sixes.

Batting line up totally collapsed today as opener Hafeez lost his wicket just score of one and six of Pakistani players had bowled out just on score of 127.

New Zealand bowlers played very well and outstandingly restricted the Pakistani team to just 210 runs.

Kivi bowler G.D Elliot was most successful bowler of the match as he took three wickets in just four and half overs.

KD Mills, TA Boult, CJ Anderson took two wickets each where as AF Milne got one wicket.



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