The second test between New Zealand and Pakistan will begin on January 3rd in Christchurch.
Mohammad Lizwan will continue to lead the Pakistani team in the absence of Babar Azam.
new Zealand The bowler finally managed to break Pakistan The batter’s brave resistance in the first test on an unusually flat and benign pitch in the bay oval, but in Christchurch the conditions are more favorable.
Host misses the service of Paceman on the left arm Neil Wagner, But skipper Kane Williamson I’m still confident in winning the series, especially in the way his team is performing in the longest format.
If New Zealand wins or draws in the second test, New Zealand will record eight consecutive series wins at home.
Meanwhile, Pakistan will again be without their usual captain Babar Azam And, especially at the top, you have to fill a lot of holes in their batting lineup.
In favor of the bowler, the second test must be completed by day 5 and the Black Cap must be backed for another comprehensive series victory.
Matches played: 59 | New Zealand: 13 | Pakistan: 25 | Draws: 21 | Tie: 0
The pitches offered by Hagley Oval work in favor of pacemakers. The average 1 inning score in 7 tests at this venue was 280. The captain who wins the toss is expected to hit the ball first.
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new Zealand: Matt Henry should be called by the team to replace the injured Wagner and be selected as the XI in play.
Possible XI: Tom Latham, Tom Brandel, Kane Williamson (c), Ross Taylor, Henry Nicoles, BJ Watling (Week), Mitchell Santner, Kyle Jamison, Tim Sauchy, Matt Henry , Trent Vault
Pakistan: Visitors can pass their debut cap to the age of 24, with Babal still unavailable Imran Bat, Quad-e-Azam Trophy won 191 runs in three first class games.
Possible XI: Shan Masood, Abid Ali, Azhar Ali, Fawad Alam, Haris Sohail, Mohammad Rizwan (c, wk), Faheem Ashraf, Yasir Shah, Mohammad Abbas, Shaheen Afridi, Naseem Shah
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