New Zealand scored 288 runs for 7 wickets in the 50 overs determined by Darrell Mitchell’s century when they went to bat at the beginning of the first one-day series held in Rawalpindi. As a result, Pakistan needed 289 runs to win.
At the start of the match, Pakistan captain Babar Azam invited New Zealand to bat after winning the toss. Chad Bowes was dismissed for 18 off 26 balls.
Openers Will Young and Darryl Mitchell continued to bat brilliantly in the second wicket pair. At this time, the two made a pair of 102 runs. That is the basis of the collection of books by tourists. Young returned to 86 runs after completing his fifty. His innings of just 78 balls is decorated with 8 fours and two sixes.
Although Young could not, Mitchell took the century right. His innings stopped at 113 runs. His 115-ball innings was decorated with 11 fours and a six. Besides, Latham 20, Chapman 15, Rachin 9 runs. And Henry Nicholls remains unbeaten on 20 runs.
Three bowlers took maximum two wickets each for Pakistan.