We have opted for a fantasy cricket team on basis of probable XIs, recent performances, overall impact, and credit points.
Pakistan: Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Babar Azam (c), Fakhar Zaman, Saim Ayub, Shadab Khan, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imad Wasim, Faheem Ashraf, Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf, Zaman Khan
New Zealand: Tom Latham (c & wk), Chad Bowes, Will Young, Daryl Mitchell, Mark Chapman, James Neesham, Rachin Ravindra, Adam Milne, Ish Sodhi, Matt Henry, Ben Lister
Venue: Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore
(Based on last three T20Is)
1st innings average score: 186
2nd innings average score: 156
Wickets per innings: 6
Type: Good for batting
Batting 1st: 67%
Batting 2nd: 33%
Fantasy Tips of The Day
Haris Rauf has two four-fors and as many three-fors in the last four matches against New Zealand. As a result, he has taken the most wickets (18) versus the Kiwis.
Adam Milne has taken the most wickets (17) by a Kiwi bowler against Pakistan. His recent numbers are no less: 19 wickets in 11 outings.
Imad Wasim’s all-round show (430 runs at 107 and nine wickets) has earned him a spot in the Best11 for 11 consecutive T20s.
Tom Latham (148 runs and six catches) is the only other player from either side to feature in the Best11 in the last five T20Is.
Mohammad Rizwan has scored 303 runs at an average of 43 at the Gaddafi Stadium. He has also generated points for six dismissals.
Since 2022, Daryl Mitchell has scored 588 runs at 34.6 in T20Is, while registering 84 points for boundaries. He has also pouched seven catches.
In the same period, only Glenn Phillips (18) has taken more catches than James Neesham (15). Neesham also has 306 runs and eight wickets.
Since 2021, Will Young averages 30 in professional T20s when batting first. He has smashed 36 sixes in 21 matches during this period.
Seamers took 74% of the wickets in the last three games at the venue. Meanwhile, top-order batters scored all four fifties.