Thursday, March 30, 2023

Phillips fires New Zealand to ODI sequence win over Pakistan

New Zealand’s Glenn Phillips, middle entrance, performs a shot as Pakistan’s Mohammad Rizwan and Agha Salman watch throughout the third one-day worldwide cricket match between Pakistan and New Zealand, in Karachi.
| Photograph Credit score: AP

Glenn Phillips smashed a quickfire half-century to information New Zealand to a two-wicket victory over Pakistan within the third one-day worldwide in Karachi on Friday and clinch the sequence 2-1.

Phillips scored an unbeaten 63 off 42 balls, hitting 4 fours and 4 sixes, as New Zealand chased down a goal of 281 inside 11 balls remaining. Opener Devon Conway (52) and captain Kane Williamson (53) additionally made telling contributions.

Pakistan opted to bat and scored 280-9, opener Fakhar Zaman top-scoring with 101 and wicketkeeper Mohammad Rizwan making 77.

Tim Southee took 3-56 and Lockie Ferguson bagged 2-63 whereas Michael Bracewell and Ish Sodhi took one wicket every.

New Zealand gained the second ODI by 79 runs after Pakistan started the sequence with a six-wicket victory.

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