Pakistan vs New Zealand 3rd ODI 1984 Article

Read the article of Pakistan vs New Zealand 3rd ODI 1984 - New Zealand tour of Pakistan 4-match one-day international series of the 3rd ODI match played between New Zealand and Pakistan at Jinnah Stadium, Sialkot in 02nd December 1984.

Martin Crowe stars as New Zealand comfortable 34-run victory over Sri Lanka, despite a Zaheer Abbas' fighting 42 and keep alive the series in the third ODI.

New Zealand scored 187-9 in the alloted 36 overs with top scorer by Martin Crowe cracked a 67 off 61-balls including 8-fours & a six with strike rate of 109.83.

John Reid struck 34 off 66-balls including three boundaries, John Wright scored 24 off 46-balls included 3-fours and Jeff Crowe 15.

Pakistan best bowler by Tauseef Ahmed claimed a career-best 4-wickets for 38-runs in 6-overs and Debutant Mohsin Kamal - who took 3-wickets for 46-runs for 8-overs on his debut ODI match, 

Pakistan scored 153-8 in 36 overs with top scorer by Zaheer Abbas hit 42 off 51-balls including 2-fours.

Tauseef Ahmed scored a unbeaten 27 off 34-balls including a boundary, Shoaib Mohammad scored 22 off 27-balls including one-six & a four and Manzoor Elahi 16.

New Zealand best bowler by Martin Crowe, John Bracewell, Lance Cairns each took 2-wickets and one for Martin Snedden - Derek Stirling.

This match reported by The Daily Telegraph Staff (Third Party Reference from The Daily Telegraph)

NEW ZEALAND recorded their first tour win when they beat Pakistan by a comfortable 34 runs in the third one-day cricket international in Sialkot today.

Put in to bat, New Zealand scored 187 for nine in a match cut to 36 from 40 overs a side and restricted Pakistan to 153 for eight in reply, but Pakistan still lead 2-1 in the four-match series.

Martin Crowe backed up a fine 67 with two wickets for 21 to win the Man of the Match award.

Pakistan plunged into trouble when Mohson khan tell in the opening over to Stirling and Salim Malik was bowled by Martin Crowe with 14 on the board.

Crowe, the day's top scorer, then dismissed Shoaib Mohammad for 22 and when Cairns removed Miandad for 14, Pakistan were 52 for four.

The innings never recovered although the captain, Zaheer. gave his side a glimmer of hope with a fighting 42.



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