New Zealand defeated Pakistan by 5 wickets in the first T20 match after a thrilling match.
According to the details, 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.