We have opted for a fantasy cricket team on basis of probable XIs, recent performances, overall impact, and credit points.
Pakistan: Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Babar Azam (c), Shan Masood, Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Agha Salman, Mohammad Nawaz, Shadab Khan, Shaheen Afridi, Naseem Shah, Haris Rauf
New Zealand: Chad Bowes, Will Young, Daryl Mitchell, Tom Latham (c & wk), Mark Chapman, Henry Nicholls, Rachin Ravindra, Adam Milne, Ish Sodhi, Matt Henry, Blair Tickner/Henry Shipley
Venue: Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi
(Based on the last three games)
1st innings average score: 257
2nd innings average score: 292
Wickets per innings: 7
Type: Good for batting
Batting 1st: —
Batting 2nd: 67%
Seamers took 73% of the wickets. Meanwhile, four hundreds and six fifties were registered.
Fantasy Tips of The Day
Mark Chapman made a resounding statement by smashing 290 runs including a hundred and two fifties in the recently concluded T20Is against Pakistan. His aggressive approach augurs well for New Zealand and fantasy players alike.
Fakhar Zaman loves punishing the Kiwis: 587 runs at 53 including three centuries and five fifties.
Likewise, Babar Azam has an encouraging record against New Zealand: 613 runs at 44. His numbers go up a few notches in Rawalpindi: 270 runs at 90.
11 of Shaheen Afridi’s 16 wickets against New Zealand have come bowling second. Moreover, four of 16 have been either LBW or bowled.
In addition to collecting 272 runs, Daryl Mitchell has picked seven wickets and pouched six catches in the format this year.
Since starting his ODI career a few months ago, Henry Shipley has provided an average of 55 points per game.
Mohammad Rizwan (293 runs and five catches) and Naseem Shah (17 wickets) featured in the Best11 in the last five ODIs.
Tom Latham has managed only 34 runs in his last five ODIs.