Pakistan lost T20 series with third consecutive defeat, New Zealand won with Allen’s century.

New Zealand vs Pakistan: New Zealand defeated Pakistan by 45 runs in the third match of the T20 series played in Dunedin. This is Pakistan’s third consecutive defeat in the five-match series. With this defeat he has also lost the series. For New Zealand, Finn Allen scored a century while batting stormily. He played an inning of 137 runs. Whereas Tim Southee took 2 wickets. Babar Azam scored a half-century for Pakistan.

Batting first, New Zealand scored 224 runs with the loss of 7 wickets in 20 overs. During this, Finn Allen played a stormy innings. He scored 137 runs facing 62 balls. This innings of Allen included 5 fours and 16 sixes. Seifert scored 31 runs facing 23 balls. During this, Haris Rauf took 2 wickets for Pakistan. However, they also proved to be the most expensive. Rauf gave away 60 runs in 4 overs.

Chasing the target given by New Zealand, Pakistan team could score only 179 runs in 20 overs with the loss of 7 wickets. For that, Babar Azam scored a half-century. Babar came to bat at number 3. He scored 58 runs facing 37 balls. This innings of Babar included 8 fours and one six. Mohammad Rizwan scored 24 runs in 20 balls. Fakhar Zaman scored 19 runs facing 10 balls. Nawaz faced 15 balls and scored 28 runs.

This is Pakistan’s third consecutive defeat in the five-match T20 series. In the first match of the series, New Zealand had won by 46 runs. New Zealand won the second match by 21 runs. Now the third match has been won by 45 runs. The fourth match of the T20 series between New Zealand and Pakistan will be played on 19 January. After this, the fifth and last match will be played on 21 January.

Also read: Finn Allen Century: Finn Allen defeated Pakistani bowlers, scored 137 runs with 16 sixes.

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