Pakistan thrashed New Zealand in the first encounter in close match where in last two over match was suppose to go either way.
Pakistan started their first innings so steady before Hafeez making his form in good shape to get past good total, Sarfaraz played a crucial inning and got 34 runs in no time on the other hand Imad got the team on top after hitting two boundaries on last two balls.
One Ball went for four and other for six which secure the Pakistan to post a decent total against Kiwis, the steady innings made Pakistan got past 148 runs in their innings.
Kiwis started their innings with bang as Munro smashed all Pakistani bowlers out of the Park before Shadab got the rid of him, he played the 58 innings on the 42 balls which helps the Kiwis to go well untill 79/1.
After Munro wicket Pakistan never looked back as they kept Kiwis cold and didn’t give them any easy runs and Kiwis only could make 146 runs in the end just two runs short of the Pakistan innings.
Kiwis are expected to play the same eleven with no any change and Pakistan are eagerly waiting for Fakhar Zaman to be fit for the 2nd T20I.
If Fakhar Zaman passes the fitness test he will play in place of Farhan otherwise no changes.
Once again Pakistan looked so balanced side with having Babar Azam at top and Shoaib Malik and Muhammad Hafeez in middle and very strong bowling lineup.
If Pakistan win the toss they will choose to bat first and will make around 150-170 runs and will win the match by 20 runs.
If Kiwis win the toss they will choose to bat first and will make around 140-160 runs and will lose the match by 4 wickets