Rauf helps high-flying Pakistan beat New Zealand in World Cup

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Pakistan´s Asif Ali and Shoaib Malik (R) talk during the ICC Twenty20 World Cup cricket match between Pakistan and New Zealand at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium in Sharjah on October 26, 2021. — AFP
Pakistan´s Asif Ali and Shoaib Malik (R) speak through the ICC Twenty20 World Cup cricket match between Pakistan and New Zealand on the Sharjah Cricket Stadium in Sharjah on October 26, 2021. — AFP

SHARJAH: Fast bowler Haris Rauf took a profession finest 4-22 to assist Pakistan defeat New Zealand by 5 wickets and file their second successive win in the Twenty20 World Cup on Tuesday.

Boosted by their good efficiency in the 10-wicket rout of arch-rivals India on Sunday, Rauf impressed the 2009 champions to victory in entrance of a boisterous Sharjah crowd primarily comprised of Pakistani expats.

Devon Conway and Daryl Mitchell each scored 27 for New Zealand, whereas skipper Kane Williamson made a laborious 25 off 26 balls as New Zealand have been held to a below-par 134-8.

Veteran Shoaib Malik (27) and Asif Ali (26) got here along with Pakistan wobbling at 87-5 and led the workforce to their goal in 18.4 overs.

Pakistan had misplaced skipper Babar Azam to Tim Southee — bowled for 9 in the sixth over — because the paceman took his one hundredth wicket in his 84th T20 worldwide.

He is simply the third bowler behind Bangladesh´s Shakib Al Hasan (117 in 92 T20Is) and Sri Lankan Lasith Malinga (107 in 84) to take 100 or extra wickets in the format.

Leg-spinner Ish Sodhi trapped each Fakhar Zaman (11) and Mohammad Rizwan leg-before to depart Pakistan reeling at 69-4.

In between these two dismissals, Conway produced an excellent diving catch at large long-off to dismiss Mohammad Hafeez who tried to elevate spinner Mitchell Santner out of the bottom.

When Imad Wasim fell for 11, Pakistan nonetheless wanted 47 off 31 deliveries.

It was left to Asif — maligned for his steady failures — to hit two sixes off Southee in the seventeenth over to convey down the goal to 24 off the final three.

Malik diminished that to 9 in two overs by hitting a 4 and a six off Santner.

Asif then smacked Boult for six earlier than hitting the profitable runs.

It was Rauf who did a lot of the injury with the ball towards New Zealand — despatched into bat on a sluggish pitch — enhancing on his earlier better of 3-29, additionally towards the identical opponents final yr.

Pakistan utilized the stress proper from the beginning as left-arm paceman Shaheen Shah Afridi, whose three wickets towards India earned him participant of the match, bowled a maiden first over.

New Zealand reached 36 with out loss when Rauf bowled Martin Guptill off his pads for 17. He additionally accounted for Conway and Glenn Phillips (13) in one over as New Zealand didn’t elevate the tempo at any stage.

There have been no boundaries in overs 14 to 16 as even Phillips — who hit most sixes in the T20 blast in England this yr with 36 — didn’t clear the boundary.

Rauf additionally dismissed Santner (six) with the final ball of the ultimate over.

Shaheen completed with 1-21 whereas spinners Hafeez and Imad additionally took a wicket every.

Pakistan stored the identical workforce that beat India.

New Zealand — enjoying their first recreation in the Super 12s — have been jolted earlier than the beginning of the match when quick bowler Lockie Ferguson was dominated out of the match with a calf damage.

Pakistan subsequent play Afghanistan in Dubai on Friday whereas New Zealand face India, additionally in Dubai, on Sunday.

Squads:

Pakistan: Babar Azam (capt), Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik,  Asif Ali,  Shadab Khan, Imad Wasim, Hasan Ali, Haris Rauf, Shaheen Shah Afridi

New Zealand: Martin Guptill, Devon Conway, Glenn Phillips, Kane Williamson (capt), Tim Seifert (wk), Daryl Mitchell, James Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Trent Boult, Ish Sodhi


Ball by ball updates got under the road.


Pakistan win by 5 wickets


Pakistan after 18.4 overs: 135/5

Trent Boult to Asif Ali: 2 runs

Trent Boult to Asif Ali: 6 runs

Trent Boult to Asif Ali: No run

Trent Boult to Shoaib Malik: 1 run

Pakistan after 18 overs: 126/5

Mitchell Santner to Asif Ali: No run

Mitchell Santner to Asif Ali: 2 runs

Mitchell Santner to Shoaib Malik: 1 run

Mitchell Santner to Shoaib Malik: 6 runs

Mitchell Santner to Shoaib Malik: 2 runs

Mitchell Santner to Shoaib Malik: 4 runs

Pakistan after 17 overs: 111/5

Tim Southee to Asif Ali: No run

Tim Southee to Asif Ali: No run

Tim Southee to Asif Ali: No  run

Tim Southee to Asif Ali: 6 runs

Tim Southee to Asif Ali: 6 runs

Tim Southee to Shoaib Malik: 1 run

Pakistan after 16 overs: 97/5

Ish Sodhi to Shoaib Malik: 1 run

Ish Sodhi to Shoaib Malik: 4 runs

Ish Sodhi to Shoaib Malik: No run

Ish Sodhi to Shoaib Malik: No run

Ish Sodhi to Asif Ali: 1 run

Ish Sodhi to Shoaib Malik: 1 run

Pakistan after 15 overs: 91/5

Trent Boult to Asif Ali: 4 runs

Trent Boult to Imad Wasim: LBW!

Trent Boult to Imad Wasim: 4 runs

Trent Boult to Imad Wasim: No run

Trent Boult to Shoaib Malik: 1 run

Trent Boult  to Shoaib Malik: No run

Pakistan after 14 overs: 82/4

Ish Sodhi to Shoaib Malik: 1 run

Ish Sodhi to Shoaib Malik: Wide

Ish Sodhi to Shoaib Malik: 1 run

Ish Sodhi to Imad Wasim: 1 run

Ish Sodhi to Imad Wasim: No run

Ish Sodhi to Shoaib Malik: 1 run

Ish Sodhi to Imad Wasim: 1 run

Pakistan after 13 overs: 75/4

James Neesham to Imad Wasim: 1 run

James Neesham to Imad Wasim: No run

James Neesham to Shoaib Malik: 1 run

James Neesham to Shoaib Malik: No run

James Neesham to Imad Wasim: 1 run

James Neesham to Imad Wasim: 2 runs

Pakistan after 12 overs: 70/4

Ish Sodhi to Imad Wasim: 1lb

Ish Sodhi to Mohammad Rizwan (33 runs): LBW!

Ish Sodhi to Mohammad Rizwan: Wide

Ish Sodhi to Mohammad Rizwan: 4 runs

Ish Sodhi to Shoaib Malik: 1 run

Ish Sodhi to Shoaib Malik: No run

Pakistan after 11 overs: 63/3

Mitchell Santner to Mohammad Hafeez (11 runs): Caught out!

Mitchell Santner to Mohammad Rizwan: 1 run

Mitchell Santner to Mohammad Hafeez: 1 run

Mitchell Santner to Mohammad Rizwan: 1 run

Mitchell Santner to Mohammad Hafeez: 1 run

Mitchell Santner to Mohammad Rizwan: 1 run

Pakistan after 10 overs: 58/2

James Neesham to Mohammad Hafeez: 2 runs

James Neesham to Mohammad Rizwan: 1 run

James Neesham to Mohammad Hafeez: 1 run

James Neesham to Mohammad Hafeez: 6 runs

James Neesham to Mohammad Rizwan: 1 run

James Neesham to Mohammad Rizwan: No run

Pakistan after 9 overs: 47/2

Ish Sodhi to Fakhar Zaman (11 runs): LBW!

Ish Sodhi to Mohammad Rizwan: 1 run

Ish Sodhi to Fakhar Zaman: 1 run

Ish Sodhi to Fakhar Zaman: 6 runs

Ish Sodhi   to Fakhar Zaman: No run

Ish Sodhi to Fakhar Zaman: No run

Pakistan after eight overs: 39/1

James Neesham to Fakhar Zaman: 1 run

James Neesham to Fakhar Zaman: No run 

James Neesham to Fakhar Zaman: No run 

James Neesham to Fakhar Zaman: No run 

James Neesham to Mohammad Rizwan: 1lb

James Neesham to Fakhar Zaman: 1 run 

Pakistan after seven overs: 36/1

Mitchell Santner to Fakhar Zaman: 1 run 

Mitchell Santner to Fakhar Zaman: No run 

Mitchell Santner to Fakhar Zaman: No run 

Mitchell Santner to Mohammad Rizwan: 1 run

Mitchell Santner to Mohammad Rizwan: 4 runs

Mitchell Santner to Mohammad Rizwan: No run

Pakistan after six overs: 30/1

Tim Southee to Fakhar Zaman: No run 

Tim Southee to Fakhar Zaman: No run 

Tim Southee to Fakhar Zaman: No run 

Tim Southee to Mohammad Rizwan: 1 run

Tim Southee to Fakhar Zaman: 1 run 

Tim Southee to Babar Azam (9 runs): Bowled! 

Pakistan after 5 overs: 28/0

Trent Boult to Babar Azam:  1 run

Trent Boult to Babar Azam: No run

Trent Boult to Mohammad Rizwan: 1 run

Trent Boult to Mohammad Rizwan: No run

Trent Boult to Mohammad Rizwan: No run

Trent Boult to Mohammad Rizwan: 4 runs

Pakistan after 4 overs: 22/0

Tim Southee to Babar Azam: 2 runs

Tim Southee to Mohammad Rizwan: 1 run

Tim Southee to Mohammad Rizwan: 4 runs

Tim Southee to Mohammad Rizwan: No run

Tim Southee to Babar Azam: 1 run

Tim Southee to Babar Azam: No run

Pakistan after three overs: 14/0

Trent Boult to Mohammad Rizwan: No run

Trent Boult to Mohammad Rizwan: No run

Trent Boult to Mohammad Rizwan: No run

Trent Boult to Mohammad Rizwan: No run

Trent Boult to Mohammad Rizwan: Wide

Trent Boult to Mohammad Rizwan: No  run

Trent Boult to Mohammad Rizwan: 4 runs

Pakistan after two overs: 9/0

Tim Southee to Babar Azam: No run

Tim Southee to Babar Azam: No run

Tim Southee to Mohammad Rizwan: 1 run

Tim Southee to Mohammad Rizwan: No run

Tim Southee to Mohammad Rizwan: Wide

Tim Southee to Mohammad Rizwan: No run

Tim Southee to Mohammad Rizwan: No run

Pakistan after one over: 7/0

Mitchell Santner to Babar Azam:  No run

Mitchell Santner to Mohammad Rizwan: 1 run

Mitchell Santner to Babar Azam: 1 run

Mitchell Santner to Babar Azam: 4 runs

Mitchell Santner to Mohammad Rizwan: 1 run

Mitchell Santner to Mohammad Rizwan: No run


Pakistan want 135 runs to win 


New Zealand after 20 overs: 134/8

Haris Rauf to Mitchell Santner: Bowled!

Haris Rauf to Mitchell Santner: 4 runs

Haris Rauf to Ish Sodhi: 1 run

Haris Rauf to Mitchell Santner: 1lb

Haris Rauf to Mitchell Santner: 2 runs

Haris Rauf to Ish Sodhi: 1 run

New Zealand after 19 overs: 125/7

Shaheen Shah Afridi to Tim Seifert (8 runs): Caught out!

Shaheen Shah Afridi to Tim Seifert: 4 runs

Shaheen Shah Afridi to Mitchell Santner: 1lb

Shaheen Shah Afridi to Tim Seifert: 1 run

Shaheen Shah Afridi to Tim Seifert: No run

Shaheen Shah Afridi to Tim Seifert: No run

New Zealand after 18 overs: 119/6

Haris Rauf to Tim Seifert: 1 run

Haris Rauf to Tim Seifert: No run

Haris Rauf to Tim Seifert: 2 runs

Haris Rauf to Glenn Phillips (13 runs): Caught out!

Haris Rauf to Glenn Phillips: No run

Haris Rauf to Devon Conway (27 runs): Caught out!

New Zealand after 17 overs: 116/4

Shaheen Shah Afridi to Glenn Phillips: 4 runs

Shaheen Shah Afridi to Devon Conway: 1 run

Shaheen Shah Afridi to Glenn Phillips: 1 run

Shaheen Shah Afridi to Devon Conway: 1 run

Shaheen Shah Afridi to Glenn Phillips: 1 run

Shaheen Shah Afridi to Devon Conway: 1 run

New Zealand after 16 overs: 107/4

Hasan Ali to Devon Conway: 1 run 

Hasan Ali to Devon Conway: 1 run 

Hasan Ali to Glenn Phillips: 1 run 

Hasan Ali to Devon Conway: 1 run 

Hasan Ali to Glenn Phillips: 1 run 

Hasan Ali to Devon Conway: 1 run 

New Zealand after 15 overs: 100/4

Haris Rauf to Devon Conway: No  run 

Haris Rauf to Devon Conway: 1 run 

Haris Rauf to Glenn Phillips: 1 run 

Haris Rauf to Devon Conway: 1 run 

Haris Rauf to Glenn Phillips: 1 run 

Haris Rauf to Devon Conway: 1 run 

New Zealand after 14 overs: 95/4

Hasan Ali to Devon Conway: 1 run

Hasan Ali to Glenn Phillips: 1 run

Hasan Ali to Devon Conway: 1lb/no ball

Hasan Ali to Glenn Phillips: 1 run

Hasan Ali to Glenn Phillips: No run

Hasan Ali to Glenn Phillips: No run

Hasan Ali to Kane Williamson (25 runs): Run out!

New Zealand after 13 overs: 90/3

Shadab Khan to Devon Conway: 4 runs

Shadab Khan to Devon Conway: 4 runs

Shadab Khan to Devon Conway: 4 runs

Shadab Khan to Devon Conway: 2  runs

Shadab Khan to Devon Conway: No  run

Shadab Khan to Kane Williamson: 1 runs

New Zealand after 12 overs: 75/3

Mohammad Hafeez to Kane Williamson: 1 runs

Mohammad Hafeez to Kane Williamson: 6 runs

Mohammad Hafeez to Kane Williamson: 4 runs

Mohammad Hafeez to Kane Williamson: No run

Mohammad Hafeez to Devon Conway: 1 run

Mohammad Hafeez to Devon Conway: No run

New Zealand after 11 overs: 63/3

Shadab Khan to Devon Conway: 1lb

Shadab Khan to Devon Conway: No run

Shadab Khan to Kane Williamson: 1 run

Shadab Khan to Kane Williamson: No run

Shadab Khan to Devon Conway: 1 run

Shadab Khan to Devon Conway: No run

New Zealand after 10 overs: 60/3

Mohammad Hafeez to Kane Williamson: No  run

Mohammad Hafeez to Devon Conway: 1 run

Mohammad Hafeez to Kane Williamson: 1  run

Mohammad Hafeez to Kane Williamson: No  run

Mohammad Hafeez to Kane Williamson: 2 runs

Mohammad Hafeez to James Neesham (1 run): Caught out!

New Zealand after 9 overs: 56/2

Imad Wasim to Kane Williamson: No run

Imad Wasim to James Neesham: 1 run

Imad Wasim to Kane Williamson: 1 run

Imad Wasim to Kane Williamson: No run

Imad Wasim to Daryl Mitchell (27 runs): Caught out!

Imad Wasim to Daryl Mitchell: 6 runs

New Zealand after eight overs: 48/1

Shadab Khan to Kane Williamson: No run

Shadab Khan to Kane Williamson: No run

Shadab Khan to Kane Williamson: 2 runs

Shadab Khan to Kane Williamson: No run

Shadab Khan to Kane Williamson: No run

Shadab Khan to Daryl Mitchell: 1lb

New Zealand after seven overs: 45/1

Imad Wasim to Kane Williamson: No run

Imad Wasim to Kane Williamson: No  run

Imad Wasim to Daryl Mitchell: 1 run

Imad Wasim to Daryl Mitchell: No run

Imad Wasim to Kane Williamson: 1 run

Imad Wasim to Daryl Mitchell: 1 run

New Zealand after six overs: 42/1

Haris Rauf to Kane Williamson: 4 runs

Haris Rauf to Kane Williamson: No run

Haris Rauf to Daryl Mitchell: 1 run

Haris Rauf to Kane Williamson: 1 run

Haris Rauf to Martin Guptill (17 runs): Bowled!

Haris Rauf to Martin Guptill: No run

New Zealand after 5 overs: 36/0

Hasan Ali to Martin Guptill: 1 run

Hasan Ali to Martin Guptill: 4 runs/no ball

Hasan Ali to Daryl Mitchell: 1 run

Hasan Ali to Daryl Mitchell: No run

Hasan Ali to Martin Guptill: 1 run

Hasan Ali to Daryl Mitchell: 1 run

Hasan Ali to Daryl Mitchell: 6 runs

New Zealand after 4 overs: 21/0

Imad Wasim to Martin Guptill: 4 runs

Imad Wasim to Daryl Mitchell: 1 run

Imad Wasim to Martin Guptill: 1 run

Imad Wasim to Martin Guptill: No run

Imad Wasim to Martin Guptill: No run

Imad Wasim to Martin Guptill: No run

New Zealand after three overs: 15/0

Shaheen Shah Afridi to Daryl Mitchell: No run

Shaheen Shah Afridi to Daryl Mitchell: 4 runs

Shaheen Shah Afridi to Martin Guptill: 1 run

Shaheen Shah Afridi to Daryl Mitchell: 1 run

Shaheen Shah Afridi to Daryl Mitchell: 2 runs

Shaheen Shah Afridi to Daryl Mitchell: No run

New Zealand after two overs: 7/0

Imad Wasim to Martin Guptill: 4 runs

Imad Wasim to Daryl Mitchell: 1 run

Imad Wasim to Martin Guptill: 1 run

Imad Wasim to Martin Guptill: No run

Imad Wasim to Daryl Mitchell: 1 run

Imad Wasim to Daryl Mitchell:  No run

New Zealand after one over: 0/0

Shaheen Shah Afridi to Martin Guptill: No run

Shaheen Shah Afridi to Martin Guptill: No run

Shaheen Shah Afridi to Martin Guptill: No run

Shaheen Shah Afridi to Martin Guptill: No run

Shaheen Shah Afridi to Martin Guptill: No run

Shaheen Shah Afridi to Martin Guptill: No run


Pakistan decides to bowl first



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