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, Imad Wasim, Iftikhar Ahmed, Faheem Ashraf, Shaheen Afridi, Naseem Shah/Ihsanullah, Haris Rauf
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: Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi
(Based on last three competitive T20s)
1st innings average score: 228
2nd innings average score: 224
Wickets per innings: 7
Type: Good for batting
Batting 1st: 67%
Batting 2nd: 33%
Fantasy Tips of The Day
In his last five innings, Mark Chapman registered one fifty and two thirties to collect 164 runs at 55. Against Pakistan, he averages 41.6, and under Tom Latham, he averages 54.7.
Iftikhar Ahmed generated either a 30- or 50-run bonus in four of the last five matches. The last time he batted at the venue, he muscled four sixes and as many fours to collect 53 runs.
Babar Azam has smashed two centuries and 10 half-centuries in 20 professional T20s at the venue since 2020, aggregating 1,002 runs at 71.6.
In the same period, Shadab Khan scored 531 runs, scalped 17 wickets, and pouched eight catches.
Haris Rauf has two four-fors and as many three-fors in the last five matches against New Zealand. As a result, he has taken the most wickets (20) versus the Kiwis. At the venue, he averages 45 fantasy points per game.
James Neesham (45 runs and eight wickets) and Tom Latham (181 runs and eight dismissals) featured in the Best11 in five of their last six T20Is.
Adam Milne has taken the most wickets (19) by a Kiwi bowler against Pakistan. He hasn’t gone wicketless in T20s this year, and averages 50 fantasy points per game.
In the last three games at the venue, top-order batters scored two centuries and five half-centuries. Meanwhile, seamers took 68% of the wickets.