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New Zealand Vs Pakistan, Match Predictions – Betting Tips

The 35th match between New Zealand vs Pakistan in ICC World Cup 2023 will start in November 04, 2023 at 10:30 AM, held on M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru.

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New Zealand vs Pakistan Match Previews

After losing four consecutive matches, Pakistan finally achieved victory over Bangladesh in Kolkata. That win kept their World Cup semi-final hopes alive as they remain fifth in the table with six points and a net run rate of -0.024.

Pakistan has two matches left against New Zealand and England. While their exact scenario for reaching the semi-finals depends on many factors, they first need to win their next two matches in spectacular fashion. Next up is the Kiwis, who are on a sudden downward trend after losing three matches in a row. Furthermore, Pakistan have a great record against them in the ODI World Cup. Therefore, those wearing green shirts will be quite confident in their chances.

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New Zealand Preview

At the start of the ODI World Cup, New Zealand showed that they were an undefeated team with 4 consecutive wins. But the loss against India was the beginning of their losing streak. They have 3 consecutive losses against India, Australia and South Africa, showing that their form is at its lowest level. That losses has ruined New Zealand’s net run rate, they only have +0.484 now. New Zealand need to find back their form and back to the pitch if they want to join the semi-finals, or they will loss the chance.

Rachin Ravindra has become a star for Kiwis in this World Cup. He was among the tournament’s highest run-getters, with 415 runs in 7 innings, at an average of 69.16 and stand on top 3rd in Run-Scoring charts, behind Virat Kohli of India National cricket team and Quinton de Kock of South Africa national cricket team. The left-handed No. 3 batter will enjoy this pitch and is expected to do well in this match.

Daryl Mitchell is another who will must to make an impact in this match. With 279 runs in 7 inning and an average of 46.50, Mitchell and Ravindra are the core players to make a big move for New Zealand cricket team.

New Zealand’s bowling was led by Trent Boult (10 wickets in 7 innings at an average of 33.10) and left-arm spinner Mitchell Santner (14 wickets in 7 innings at an average of 24.35). The others haven’t really stood out yet. Furthermore, Lockie Ferguson missed the last match due to injury. If that wasn’t enough, Matt Henry was also injured in the first quarter and it’s unclear whether he will play in the next game.

Kane Williamson has recovered from a thumb injury and could play this hugely important match.

New Zealand Prediction Squad in New Zealand vs Pakistan Match:

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Tom Latham (c & wk), Will Young/ Kane Williamson, Rachin Ravindra, Daryl Mitchell, Devon Conway, Matt Henry/Lockie Ferguson, Tim Southee, Trent Boult, Glenn Phillips, James Neesham, Mitchell Santner.

Pakistan Preview

When every cricket fans had just given up their hope on Pakistan cricket team, the man in green were made a surprise for them. In Pakistan’s previous match against Bangladesh, they beat their opponent by 7 wicket to seal a huge victory – a first winning after four consecutive losses. The match saw a superb bowling performance that led by Shaheen Afridi (3-23) and Mohammad Wasim Jr. (3-31), who helped Bangladesh win for just 204.

During the chase, Fakhar Zaman, playing his second match of the tournament, smashed 81 off 74 balls and forged a match-winning 128-run opening partnership with Abdullah Shafique. Zaman replaced Imam-ul-Haq in the starting eleven, and with his performance, he is guaranteed to play the next two matches for Babar Azam‘s team.

Pakistan’s bowling now seems to have finally taken off. Shaheen Afridi has now topped the bowling charts, with 16 wickets at an average of 19.93. Mohammad Wasim Jr. is a dangerous addition to this attack and looks better with every match. Haris Rauf (12 wickets with an economy of 6.50) has made many runs, but he has shown the ability to take regular wickets.

Pakistan Prediction Squad in New Zealand vs Pakistan Match:

Babar Azam (c), Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Saud Shakeel, Iftikhar Ahmed, Agha Salman, Shaheen Afridi, Abdullah Shafique, Fakhar Zaman, Usama Mir, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Haris Rauf.

New Zealand vs Pakistan Match predictions

New Zealand and Pakistan have met nine times at the ICC ODI World Cup; The Kiwis won just two of those encounters, while Pakistan won seven. After losing the recent match against South Africa, New Zealand’s confidence must be very low. Furthermore, they are facing many injuries.

Pakistan, on the other hand, will see this as an opportunity to score another big win and brighten their prospects of reaching the semi-finals. They seem to have finally merged into one unit and are the most dangerous in these situations. Just looking at the overall form of both teams at the moment, we have a feeling Pakistan will beat New Zealand again in the World Cup clash between New Zealand Vs Pakistan.

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