PAK vs NZ World Cup 2023: Pakistan wins the toss and chooses to bowl in Bengaluru; Williamson returns to the starting XI against New Zealand

NOVEMBER 4, 2023 10:13
Williamson is back!

New Zealand’s Kane Williamson is back from the injury and is driving his side against Pakistan in a high-stakes association match at M. Chinnaswamy Arena in Bengaluru on Saturday.

NOVEMBER 4, 2023 10:07
New Zealand playing XI
Devon Conway, Rachin Ravindra, Kane Williamson (c), Daryl Mitchell, Tom Latham (wk), Glenn Phillips, Imprint Chapman, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Trent Boult.

NOVEMBER 4, 2023 10:06
Pakistan playing XI
Abdullah Shafique, Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam (c), Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Iftikhar Ahmed, Saud Shakeel, Agha Salman, Shaheen Afridi, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Haris Rauf.

NOVEMBER 4, 2023 10:05
Two changes for New Zealand
Kane Williamson comes in for Will Youthful and Ish Sodhi replaces the harmed Matt Henry in the playing XI.

NOVEMBER 4, 2023 10:04
Babar Azam calls it right and Pakistan will bowl first. One change for Pakistan as Usama Mir goes out and Hasan Ali comes in.

NOVEMBER 4, 2023 10:03
Kane Williamson at the throw
The Kiwi captain is back in what will be an immense lift for New Zealand.

NOVEMBER 4, 2023 09:58
World Cup 2023 outcomes in Bengaluru
Australia beat Pakistan by 62 runs

Sri Lanka beat Britain by eight wickets

NOVEMBER 4, 2023 09:56
Last five ODIs in Bengaluru
The group batting initially has dominated three matches at the setting, while groups pursuing have won two in the beyond five matches here. The typical first innings score is 305.

NOVEMBER 4, 2023 09:53
Will the skies hold up today?
On Friday, after a spell of rankling evening daylight, a downpour began, and there were breezy breezes. Match-day gauge is as sketchy, however the intense expectation is for the components to not swing fortunes, reports N. Sudarshan.

Peruse the full review as Sudarshan expounds on Pakistan delighting and not enduring when its back is against the wall.

In the wake of snapping a four-coordinate losing run with a seven-wicket triumph over Bangladesh on Tuesday, Babar Azam’s men will search for one more win to keep alive their possibilities making the last four.

NOVEMBER 4, 2023 09:43
No holds barred record in ODIs

  • Matches played: 115
  • New Zealand won: 51
  • Pakistan won: 60
  • Tied: 1
  • No Outcome: 3
  • Last outcome: New Zealand won by 47 runs (Karachi; 2023)
  • Last five outcomes: NZ won – 1; PAK won – 4

NOVEMBER 04, 2023 09:31
Weather conditions update
There is as of now a three percent chance of downpour at 10:00 AM IST, which is toss time. Notwithstanding, the likelihood moves to 51 percent at around 2 PM IST. The two groups will trust the downpour divine beings offer some much needed kindness today.

NOVEMBER 04, 2023 08:31
Throw update
The throw for the New Zealand versus Pakistan match in Bengaluru will be held at 10:00 AM IST. Remain tuned for additional updates.

NOVEMBER 04, 2023 08:14
New Zealand: Devon Conway, Will Youthful, Rachin Ravindra, Daryl Mitchell, Tom Latham (wk) (c), Glenn Phillips, James Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Matt Henry, Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boult, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi, Imprint Chapman.

Pakistan: Abdullah Shafique, Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam (c), Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Iftikhar Ahmed, Saud Shakeel, Agha Salman, Shaheen Afridi, Usama Mir, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Haris Rauf, Shadab Khan, Imam-ul-Haq, Mohammad Nawaz, Hasan Ali.