Blackcaps rocked the bowling alley out for 257 after Pakistani fightback in third ODI

Pakistan have given themselves a decent shot of getting back in the one-day arrangement by keeping New Zealand to only 257 full scale in Dunedin.

There were half hundreds of years from Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor for New Zealand, yet they were let around a lower-arrange fall where they lost their last six wickets for 48 runs.

Pakistan, trailing 2-0, need to win to remain alive in the five-coordinate arrangement.

They knocked down some pins firmly in the initial 15 overs and reliably took wickets in the keep going eight overs on a moderate University Oval pitch.

New Zealand won the hurl and batted first. Colin Munro was gotten in the second finished for eight when, hoping to clear the limit for a moment time, he skied a conveyance from Faheem Ashraf.

The in-frame Martin Guptill was then run out for 45 of every a mistake with captain Williamson.

Williamson’s innings of 73, his 33rd one-day fifty, finished when he was attempting to lift the run-rate in the 34th over, unfit to clear the infield and Mohammad Hafeez took the catch off Rumman Raees.

Taylor’s 52 was his 40th one-day fifty preceding he was caught lbw from a moderate left-armer by Shadab Khan in the 43rd over.

Henry Nicholls went next ball, got and rocked the bowling alley by Khan plunging pointedly on his right side.

Hasan Ali at that point rocked the bowling alley Mitchell Santner and one ball later Tom Latham holed out to Shoaib Malik at profound midwicket.

Todd Astle hurled a straightforward catch to mid off and Tim Southee was played by Hasan Ali.

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Trent Boult was knocked down some pins by the last bundle of the innings, leaving Lockie Ferguson six not out.

For Pakistan Raees returned figures of 3-51, Ali 3-59, Khan 2-51 and Ashraf 1-29.

Updated: January 13, 2018 — 9:29 am

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