Can Ross Taylor stop Pakistan
Ross Taylor’s average second best to Kohli in chasing. He averages over 90 while Kohli average shade over 133 while chasing. Ross Taylor Scored over 40% of New Zealand score in second ODI. He was unbeaten on 86 when New Zealand concluded their innings at 209. He couldn’t grab enough support to conclude kiwi innings with respectable score.
After winning the second game , Pakistan will like to give final touch for New Zealand at Dubai. Match will start from 1600 HRS PST . Hosts chased down 210 under 40 over’s to level the series. Win in second ODI for Pakistan is much more to Pakistan. They ended their losing streak of eleven ODI’s. Kiwis were clean swept in t20I’s, they will try to leave country with a trophy.
Inam ul Haq, who recently joined the side after recovering from a injury, injured while facing Lokie Ferguson in second ODI, He is uncertain to play the third ODI. If he is uncertain, Harris Sohail will get the opportunity but might be as opener. Mohd Hafeez might open the batting with Azar Ali and Sohail to take Hafeez’s position. One more blow for Pakistan before third ODI is that Junaid Khan is injured. Faheem Ashraf might be back in his place after missing second ODI.
Pakistan should not be over confidant with a single win. They are in slump recently. This could be their second bilateral series victory against New Zealand in 10 years. Sarfraz Ahmed should be conscious that they not doing their best yet.
New Zealand batting should take the responsibility for not providing their bowlers enough runs. If changes are to be done, it would be only batting department to get altered.
- Shaheen Shah Afridi to pick more than two wickets.
- Ross Taylor to score more than fifty if New Zealand Chases.