Pakistan v New Zealand 2nd Test Live Score, PAK vs NZ 2021
The Boxing Day first test match between Pakistan vs New Zealand from January 03 to January 07 at Hagley Oval, Christchurch; the game starts at 10:00 PM GMT. Pakistan cricket team have a better winning record against New Zealand in Test cricket. Here is the head to head stats between PAK and NZ:
- Overall Matches: 59
- PAK Won: 25
- NZ Won: 13
- Draw: 21
New Zealand cricket (NZC) announced that Fast bowler Matt Henry was called up to the New Zealand squad for the second test against Pakistan to replace the injured Neil Wagner. Neil Wagner is likely to be away from cricket for around six weeks after sustaining fractures in the toes of his right foot during the first test at Bay Oval, the hosts won opening test by 101 runs and takes 1-0 lead. If Kiwis win the second Test against Pakistan, they have a good chance of displacing India to capture the second spot in the ICC World Test Championship (WTC) points table. Babar Azam seen practicing in the nets prior to 2nd test, if completely fit then he will lead the side once again while opener Imam-ul-Haq already ruled out of the second Test due to the thumb injury.
Where to watch the game: FanCode, India’s first multi-sport aggregator platform by Dream Sports, has partnered with New Zealand Cricket (NZC) to exclusively live stream all the cricket matches from the series between Pakistan and News Zealand for the Indian audience.
Spark Sports hold rights for Pakistan v New Zealand series, Spark Sport had secured a six year broadcast deal with New Zealand Cricket for all domestic and international cricket played within New Zealand. PTV Sports and Ten Sports Pakistan are the official broadcasters in Pakistan for the Pakistan v New Zealand Test and T20 international series.
- India: FanCode
- United Kingdom: BT Sport
- United States: ESPN+
- New Zealand: Spark Sport
- Pakistan: PTV Sports, Ten Sports Pakistan
New Zealand v Pakistan 2nd Test Live Cricket Score, NZ vs PAK, 2020-21
New Zealand won by an innings and 176 runs
- New Zealand: Tom Latham, Tom Blundell, Kane Williamson (c), Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, BJ Watling (wk), Daryl Mitchell, Kyle Jamieson, Tim Southee, Matt Henry, Trent Boult
- Pakistan: Shan Masood, Abid Ali, Azhar Ali, Fawad Alam, Haris Sohail, Mohammad Rizwan (c/wk), Faheem Ashraf, Zafar Gohar, Mohammad Abbas, Shaheen Afridi, Naseem Shah
New Zealand right arm fast-medium Kyle Jamieson continued his top performance in international cricket, claiming his third five-wicket haul in just six Tests, as Pakistan were bowled out for 297 in Christchurch.
Azhar Ali showed intent in batting for Pakistan after New Zealand asked visitors to bat first, scoring a fine 93, and their middle order not once again failed to deliver, rescuing the visitors from a collapse, having been reduced to 83/4 within the first session. Mohammad Rizwan added quick 61 runs for the team, Ashraf scored 48 while Zafar Gohar scored a 34.
297 & 186
|Dates||January 03 – January 07, 2021|
|Match||New Zealand vs Pakistan, 2nd Test|
|Venue||Hagley Oval, Christchurch|
|Time||03:30 AM IST, 10:00 PM GMT, 11:00 AM LOCAL|
|TV Listings||Spark Sport, FanCode, PTV Sports, Ten Sports Pakistan|
|Tournament||Pakistan tour of New Zealand, 2020-21|
|Head to Head
||Matches – 59, PAK Won – 25, NZ Won – 13, Draw – 21|
||New Zealand is favourite to win|
New Zealand Test Squad: Kane Williamson (c), Tom Blundell, Trent Boult, Henry, Kyle Jamieson, Tom Latham, Daryl Mitchell, Henry Nicholls, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor, BJ Watling, Will Young
Pakistan Test Squad: Mohammad Rizwan (captain for first Test), Abid Ali, Azhar Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Fawad Alam, Haris Sohail, Imran Butt, Mohammad Abbas, Naseem Shah, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Shaheen Afridi, Shan Masood, Sohail Khan and Yasir Shah, Babar Azam, Imam-ul-Haq
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