Pakistan vs New Zealand 1st ODI 2014 Highlights

Watch the highlights of Pakistan vs New Zealand 1st ODI 2014 - New Zealand & Pakistan tour of United Arab Emirates (UAE) 5-match one-day international series of the 1st ODI match played between New Zealand and Pakistan at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai in 08th December 2014.

Pakistan vs New Zealand 1st ODI 2014 Highlights
Haris Sohail celebrates his fifty © AFP

A superb unbeaten 85 by Haris Sohail and All-rounder Shahid Afridi's classy half-century leads to Pakistan thrilling three-wicket victory over New Zealand, despite a Ross Taylor's masterclass century and take a 1-0 lead in the opening ODI.

Match Stats :
  • Pakistan chased 247 was their seventh highest successful run-chase against New Zealand in ODIs.
  • Ross Taylor became the first New Zealand batsman to score three consecutive hundreds in One-day international and overall the sixth player in ODIs.
  • Ross Taylor became the third New Zealand batsman to scored two centuries against Pakistan in ODIs after Nathan Astle and Craig McMillan.
  • 58 : Ross Taylor and Daniel Vettori set up the eighth highest seventh-wicket partnership for New Zealand against Pakistan in ODIs.
  • 110 : Haris Sohail and Shahid Afridi set up the record seventh-wicket partnership for Pakistan against New Zealand in One-day international, previously held by the 108-run stand between Ramiz Raja and Anil Dalpat at Christchurch in 1985 and the New Zealand's second highest seventh-wicket stand in ODIs, The highest is 124-run stand between Mohammad Yousuf and Rashid Latif against Australia at Cardiff in 2001.

New Zealand scored 246-7 in 50 overs with top scorer by Ross Taylor cracked a unbeaten 105 off 135-balls - which was his 11th ODI hundred and his second century against Pakistan in ODIs - including 9-fours & a six.

Daniel Vettori scored 27 off 25-balls including 3-fours, Anton Devcich hit 26 off 38-balls included 2-fours and Luke Ronchi struck 23 off 27-balls contained 4-fours.

Pakistan best bowler by Mohammad Irfan picked up 3-wickets, Wahab Riaz took 2-wickets and one for Shahid Afridi.

Pakistan chased 250-7 in 49.3 overs with top scorer by Haris Sohail hit a unbeaten 85 off 109-balls, Shahid Afridi hammered a 61 off 51-balls including 7-fours & a six with strike rate of 119.60.

Ahmed Shehzad struck 28 off 41-balls included 5-fours and Sarfraz Ahmed hit 26 off 19-balls included 3-fours with strike rate of 136.84.

New Zealand best bowler by Daniel Vettori, James Neesham both took 2-wickets and one for Nathan McCullum - Kyle Mills.

Haris Sohail named Player of the match for his match-winning superb unbeaten 85 off 109-balls including 5-fours and a six.

* Three consecutive hundreds in ODIs

Quinton de Kock (2013): 135 vs India), 106 vs India), 101 vs India)

AB de Villiers (2010): 114* vs India), 102* vs India), 102 vs West Indies)

Herschelle Gibbs (2002): 116 vs Kenya), 116* vs India), 153 vs Bangladesh)

Saeed Anwar (1993): 107 vs Sri Lanka), 131 vs West Indies), 111 vs Sri Lanka)

Zaheer Abbas (1982-83): 118 vs India), 105 vs India), 113 vs India)

Ross Taylor (2014): 112* vs India), 102 vs India), 105* vs Pakistan)



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