Kane Williamson rejoins team for second T20I against Pakistan

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

19th Dec, 2020. 02:27 pm
Kane Williamson

New Zealand Captain Kane Williamson is all set to return for second T20I against Pakistan to be played at Seddon Park in Hamilton on Sunday.

According to the details, Pakistan and New Zealand will face each other in the 2nd T20 match on Sunday at 11: 00 am.

Kiwis are up 1-0 in 3 matches T20 Series after winning the first game by 5 wickets.

Ahead of the match, New Zealand received a huge boost as their skipper Kane Williamson returned to nets after taking paternity leave.

The 30-year-old missed the second-test against West Indies in Wellington to be at home in Tauranga with wife Sarah Raheem ahead of the arrival of their first child.

In the first match, Pakistan decided to bat first after winning the toss which did not prove to be correct and only 4 players of the national team returned to the pavilion with a total score of 20.

Mohammad Rizwan 17, Haider Ali 3 while Abdullah Shafiq and Mohammad Hafeez were out without scoring a run. Khushdal Shah also lost his wicket by scoring 16 runs on the total score of 39.

However, captain Shadab Khan (42), Faheem Ashraf (31), and Emad Wasim (19) gave some support to the batting line and in the allotted 20 overs the score reached 153 for the loss of 9 wickets.

Shaheen Shah Afridi remained unbeaten on 10 while Wahab Riaz scored 9.

Jacob Duffy, who made his debut for New Zealand, took 4 wickets. Apart from them, Scott Caglin took 3 wickets while Ash Sodhi and Blair Tucker took one wicket each.

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