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PAK vs NZ, 2nd T20I|Match Preview & Prediction

Match Preview & Prediction, PAK vs NZ, T20I series 2024

Pakistan tour of New Zealand 2024 comprising the series of 5 T20Is with the first T20 on January 12,2024. Kane Williamson is leading the New Zealand team in this T20 series whereas, Shaheen Shah Afridi is captaining team Pakistan. Previously both teams faced each other in 34 T20Is.

Previous head-to-head T20Is, PAK vs NZ

Both teams squared off in 34 T20Is from which Pakistan has won 20 T20Is.Whereas, New Zealand team won only 13 Matches were won by the New Zealand Team.


Highlights of the 1st T20I, PAK vs NZ

New Zealand played very well in the opening match of the 5 Match T20I series against Pakistan. Furthermore, the match was played at the Eden Park Stadium, New Zealand on January 12,2024 took the lead by 46 runs and beat Pakistan. However, it’s not fair to say that team Pakistan didn’t perform well in the match. Most of the match witnessed a good display of cricket from team Pakistan. Many players of the Pakistan squad performed exceptionally in this match but the on point and strong fielding of the New Zealand team earned the victory at the end.

1st innings

After winning the toss, team Pakistan opted to bowl first against New Zealand. Kane Williamson and Daryl Mitchell’s half centuries helped the New Zealand team to have good runs on their score board. The new debutant from Pakistan Abbas Afridi’s 3/34 in the hostile bowling condition was spectacular but still the kiwis succeeded in scoring a mighty 226 runs.

2nd innings

Although the start of the 2nd innings from the Pakistan side was good as the star player Babar Azam made an exceptional half century. Another rising star of Pakistan, Saim Ayyub started the game by scoring a fantastic 27/8 scores with a strike rate of 337.50. But later run out on the ball of Adam Milne. However, after the wicket’s loss of Babar Azam, the batters didn’t manage to remain on the wickets for long. As the last 4 wickets of team Pakistan were lost in the 11 balls, they ended up making 180 runs in 18 overs.

2nd T20I Preview, PAK vs NZ

After the first T20 between the New Zealand and Pakistan, team New Zealand is leading the series with 1-0. The 2nd T20 of this series is scheduled on January 14 at Seddon Park Stadium. Previously NZ won 3 T20I matches against PAK at this stadium.

Match details

SeriesPakistan tour of New Zealand 2024
Match2nd T20I
DateJanuary 14,2024
VenueSeddon Park Stadium 
TeamsPakistan vs New Zealand 
Time11:40 am IST
Match Brief

Pitch Report of Seddon Park Stadium, Hamilton 

Seddon Park consists of nine well grassed pitches. These pitches usually gave more advantage to the batters rather than the bowlers. However, sometimes it suits the spinners as well. The highest average T20I score at this pitch is made by the NZ team against India on March 28,2021 and that was 212/4 in 20 overs. Hence there are more chances for the team who is going to bat first on this field. 

Weather forecast

According to the weather report, no rain is predicted on the match day with the weather going to be very good. The average predicted weather on January 14 is minimum 17°C and maximum of 20°C. However, the day is predicted to be a cloudy day.

PAK vs NZ, Playing XI

Pakistan Squad for 2nd T20I against New Zealand

  • Babar Azam
  • Fakhar Zaman
  • Sahibzada Farhan
  • Saim Ayyub
  • Aamir Jamal
  • Iftikhar Ahmed
  • Mohammad Nawaz
  • Azam Khan
  • Haseebullah Khan
  • Mohammad Rizwan
  • Abbas Afridi
  • Haris Rauf
  • Mohammad Wasim jr
  • Shaheen Shah Afridi (Captain)
  • Usama Mir
  • Zaman Khan

New Zealand squad for the 2nd T20I against Pakistan

  • Finn Allen
  • Kane Williamson (Captain)
  • Mark Chapman
  • Daryl Mitchell
  • Glenn Phillips
  • Josh Clarkson
  • Mitchell Santner
  • Devon Conway
  • Tim Seifert
  • Adam Milne
  • Ben Sears
  • Ish Sodhi
  • Matt Henry
  • Lockie Ferguson
  • Tim Southee

PAK vs NZ, 2nd T20I, Dream 11 prediction

After the team New Zealand has won the first T20 there will certainly be a boost of confidence in them. However, the Pakistan side consists of some skilled and key players who will win the match. So, good and high scores are predicted for the 2nd T20 from both sides. The predicted dream XI team for the upcoming T20 comprised of the following skilled players:

  • Batters 

Babar Azam, Kane Williamson & Glenn Phillips

  •  Bowlers

Shaheen Shah Afridi, Haris Rauf & Tim Southee

  •  Wicket-Keeper

Devon Conway

  •   All-Rounders

Daryll Mitchell, Aamir Jamal, Mitchell Santner & Mohammad Nawaz

Toss Roll in PAK vs NZ 2nd T20I 2024

As the Seddon Park Stadium Pitch favors Batters more, so both teams obviously want to win the toss. As whichever team bat first will certainly be going to cross above 175 runs. However, as spinners may also have the chance of taking advantage, the spinners of both teams need to keep that in consideration. Furthermore, the toss winning team would certainly get more benefits in the match.

Match Winning Prediction of PAK vs NZ 2nd T20I

As this is going to be a high voltage match, the score should also be around 190 runs. In addition, if we look at the predictions after the 1st T20, then there are more chances for New Zealand to win this Match. If we look at the performance of the key Players of Pakistan in the 1st T20 then there is equal 50% chances for both teams to take the lead.


Q: Who won the Pakistan vs New Zealand 1st T20 of the series 2024?

A: New Zealand won the first T20 with 46 runs.

Q: Which Stadium is hosting the PAK vs NZ 2nd T20I?

A: Seddon Park Cricket Stadium is hosting the 2nd T20 between PAK and NZ.

Q: What is the pitch Report of Seddon Park Stadium?

A: Seddon Park stadium has grassy pitch, and it gives more advantage to the batters however, its beneficial for the spinners too.

Q: Who is captaining the Pakistan Side in the PAK vs NZ T20I series 2024?

A: Shaheen Shah Afridi is the skipper of the Pakistan Team.

Q: When is the 2nd T20 between Pakistan and New Zealand?

A: The 2nd T20 is on January 14, 2024, on Sunday.

Q: What time is PAK vs NZ 2nd T20I?

A: The match is at 11:10 am Pakistan time and 11:40 am IST.

Q: What is the winning team prediction for PAK vs NZ 2nd T20I?

A: The winning prediction for Pakistan team is 42% whereas 58% for the New Zealand team.

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