|Pakistan v New Zealand 2014|
||vs|| New Zealand
ScheduleFriday, 19 December 2014 at 11:00 GMT / 11:00 UK / 16:30 IST
VenueSheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
Kane Williamson led his troops from the front while hammering a brisk ton and won the important fourth One Day International for his side against Pakistan by seven runs. The Black Caps smashed 299 runs after losing half of their side in the allocated 50 overs and restricted the Green Shirts to 8-292. The thrilling encounter kept on swinging and the hosts were unable to get 16 runs in the last over. The five match series is levelled at 2-2 and the winner of the fifth match will take away the pride trophy of the limited overs.
Kane Williamson was the hero of the day with 123 runs off 105 balls, Martin Guptill got 58 while Dean Brownlie, Ross Taylor and Corey Anderson contributed 42, 26 and 23 runs. Daniel Vettori was the most successful bowler of the match with three wickets whereas Matt Henry, Mitchell McClenaghan and Adam Milne are bowling perfectly.
Younis Khan became the eldest Pakistani Player to dispatch an ODI hundred at the age of 37 years, 18 days surpassing Zaheer Abbas who attained it at 35 years and 331 days. Shahid Afridi and Nasir Jamshed scored 49 and 30 runs while Ahmed Shehzad, Mohammad Hafeez and Haris Sohail are capable of taking the game their way. The bowling department of the home side is being looked after by Mohammad Irfan, Shahid Afridid and Haris Sohail who have taken a few wickets.
Friday, December 19, 2014 @ 11:00 GMT, 15:00 local at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi.
A nice weather with the temperatures around 18-24ᵒC.
Both skippers will prefer to bat on a perfect pitch.
The track proved vital for the batsmen in the previous game and it will not change the behaviour in the coming one as well.
Pakistan – Shahid Afridi (c), Nasir Jamshed, Ahmed Shehzad, Mohammad Hafeez, Younis Khan, Haris Sohail, Umar Akmal, Sarfraz Ahmed, Anwar Ali, Sohail Tanvir, Mohammad Irfan.
New Zealand – Kane Williamson (C), Dean Browlie, Martin Guptill, Ross Taylor, Tom Latham, Corey Anderson, Luke Ronchi, Daniel Vettori, Adam Milne, Matt Henry, Mitchell McClenaghan.
Pakistan will most probably win the last ODI and the series.