Warm up match: New Zealand XI vs Pakistan | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live streaming

The New Zealand XI squad will face off against Pakistan in the first of two warm-up matches on the 28th of November 2023. The 50-over warm-up fixture will be played at the Bert Sutcliffe Oval at 3:30 AM Indian Standard Time (IST), with a Twenty20 game to follow.

Warm up match: New Zealand XI vs Pakistan | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live streaming
Warm up match: New Zealand XI vs Pakistan | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live streaming

Squads:

Pakistan: Sadaf Shamas, Shawaal Zulfiqar, Sidra Ameen, Aliya Riaz, Bismah Maroof, Fatima Sana, Nida Dar (C), Omaima Sohail, Muneeba Ali (WK), Najiha Alvi (WK), Diana Baig, Ghulam Fatima, Nashra Sundhu, Natalia Pervaiz, Sadia Iqbal, Umm-e-Hani, Waheeda Akhtar

New Zealand XI: Abigale Gerken, Georgia Plimmer, Olivia Gain, Flora Devonshire, Ocean Bartlett, Bella James Isabella Gaze, Bella Armstrong, Gabby Sullivan, Kayley Knight, Leigh Kasperek (C), Nensi Patel, Rosemary Mair

Players to watch out:

Nida Dar:

Captain of Pakistan, Nida Dar is an impressive all-rounder. She has scored 1621 runs and has taken 98 wickets in 105 ODIs. She will be eager to get back in the runs after a disappointing series against Bangladesh. She will be a player to watch out for.

Bismah Maroof:

32-year-old Bismah Maroof is an important part of the Pakistan squad. She has amassed 3189 runs and has taken 44 wickets in 130 ODIs. She has a good record against New Zealand and the team will be hoping for a good performance from her.

Leigh Kasperek:

Leigh Kasperek is an impressive bowler in the New Zealand side. The 31-year-old has taken 65 wickets in 39 ODIs and has also scored 300 runs. She will be entering this match on the back of some good performances and will be a player to watch out for.

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Gabby Sullivan:

25-year-old Gabby Sullivan will be a player to watch out for. She has been performing well and has bowled some impressive spells for the Canterbury team recently. Moreover, with the pitch assisting pacers, we can expect her to perform well.

Pitch:

The pitch at the Bert Sutcliffe Oval will provide conditions ideal for bowling. Amongst the bowlers, pacers can expect some assistance from the surface. The average score at the venue is 213 runs.

Weather:

There are high chances of rain with the temperature being 24 degrees Celsius and humidity being 57%.

Fantasy playing XI:

Muneeba Ali, Bismah Maroof, Sidra Ameen, Bella Armstrong, Nida Dar, Leigh Kasperek, Fatima Sana, Gabby Sullivan, Diana Baig, Nensi Patel, Omaima Sohail

Match details:

Date – 28th November, 2023

Time – 3:30 AM, IST

Venue – Bert Sutcliffe Oval, Lincoln

Broadcast – The game will be live-streamed on the New Zealand Cricket YouTube channel.

Vaishnavi is a passionate author with an unwavering love for cricket, particularly women’s cricket. Her writing reflects her deep admiration for the sport and her dedication to promoting women’s participation in it. When she’s not following the latest cricket matches, Vaishnavi can be found engrossed in books or enjoying movies.

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