NZ vs PAK 2nd Test: Skipper Kane Williamson has leapfrogged his contemporaries Virat Kohli and Steve Smith to become the No 1 batsman in Test matches.
Their four-pronged pace attack is destroying oppositions left, right and centre. Through this dream run they have boosted their chances of featuring in the World Test Championship (WTC) final in Lord’s in June.
However, they were challenged and stretched and had to work hard for their latest Test victory against Pakistan. As they won the first Test at Bay Oval in the wee hours of the final day of the game.
With Babar Azam sweating hard in the nets and Neil Wagner out for New Zealand. The fans are expecting a tough and a much more competitive game at the Hagley Oval in Christchurch.
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The 2nd Test between New Zealand and Pakistan will be played at Hagley Oval in Christchurch and will start at 3.30 AM IST on Sunday, January 3.
No TV channel is a broadcasting partner for New Zealand’s home series this season. But the matches are being streamed live on Fancode App and watch the whole 5-day game on Fancode app and website.
New Zealand: Kane Williamson (c), Tom Blundell, Trent Boult, Matt Henry, Kyle Jamieson, Tom Latham, Daryl Mitchell, Henry Nicholls, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor, BJ Watling (wk), Will Young
Pakistan: Babar Azam (c), Shan Masood, Abid Ali, Azhar Ali, Fawad Alam, Haris Sohail, Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Faheem Ashraf, Yasir Shah, Mohammad Abbas, Shaheen Afridi, Naseem Shah, Imran Butt, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Sohail Khan, Zafar Gohar.