Cricket

Pakistan win toss, bat against NZ in deciding ODI

2018-11-11 13:37
Sarfraz Ahmed (Getty Images)

Dubai - Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed won the toss and chose to bat in the third and final one-day international against New Zealand in Dubai on Sunday.

Pakistan left out opener Imam-ul-Haq as a precautionary measure after he was hit on the helmet by a rising delivery from Lockie Ferguson in the second match in Abu Dhabi on Friday.

Imam had CT scans which were clear but the team management decided to rest him and bring in Haris Sohail. Imad Wasim makes way for Asif Ali.

New Zealand are without skipper Kane Williamson due to injury, with Tom Latham taking over the captaincy. BJ Watling replaces Williamson while Tim Southee makes way for pace bowler Matt Henry.

The series is level at 1-1 after New Zealand won the first match by 47 runs before Pakistan claimed the second by six wickets, both in Abu Dhabi.

Teams:

Pakistan: Sarfraz Ahmed (capt), Fakhar Zaman, Haris Sohail, Mohammad Hafeez, Babar Azam, Shoaib Malik, Shadab Khan, Asif Ali, Hasan Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Shaheen Afridi

New Zealand: Tom Latham (capt), Trent Boult, Colin de Grandhomme, Lockie Ferguson, BJ Watling, Colin Munro, Henry Nicholls, Ish Sodhi, Matt Henry, Ross Taylor, George Worker

Umpires: Joel Wilson (WIS) and Shozab Raza (PAK)

TV umpire: Nigel Llong (ENG)

Match referee: Javagal Srinath (IND)

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