New Zealand is set to tour Pakistan to play three ODIs followed by five-match T20Is, starting from 17th September. With senior players being rested for the IPL, Tom Latham will lead the side for the tour of Pakistan. Cole McConchie, Rachin Ravindra, Finn Allen, Ajaz Patel and Blair Tickner are five uncapped players named in the ODI squad.
Tom Blundell and Finn Allen are promising players named in the squad for the three-match one-day series. Will Young, Henry Nicholls and Tom Latham are the experienced players in the batting department. Scott Kuggeleijn, Colin de Grandhomme, Jacob Duffy, Cole McConchie and Rachin Ravindra are quality all-rounders who can provide value with bat and ball.
On the other hand, Pakistan have announced their ODI squad for the upcoming home series against New Zealand. Abdullah Shafique, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Saud Shakeel, Mohammad Haris, Usman Qadir, Shahnawaz Dhani and Zahid Mehmood are promising players named in the limited-overs squad for the three-match ODI series.
Here are the most important statistics and numbers related to Pakistan vs New Zealand 2021 ODI series which is mentioned below:
17 victories for Pakistan out of 20 ODIs played against New Zealand in Pakistan. In 2003/4, Pakistan completed a whitewash over New Zealand in the five-match ODI series played in Pakistan.
15 runs required by Pakistani skipper Babar Azam to complete 4,000 runs in one-day internationals. In 83 matches, Babar Azam has accumulated 3,985 runs at an average of 56.92 with 14 centuries and 17 half-centuries to his name.
136 runs needed by Pakistan’s wicket-keeper batsman Mohammad Rizwan to complete 1,000 runs in the one-day format. In 41 matches played, Mohammad Rizwan has accumulated 864 runs at an average of 28.80 with two centuries and four half-centuries to his name.
91 runs needed by New Zealand middle-order batsman Henry Nicholls to complete 1,500 runs in one-day internationals. In 52 matches, Henry Nicholls has scored 1,409 runs at an average of 36.12 with one century and eleven half-centuries to his name.
176 runs needed by New Zealand captain Tom Latham to complete 3,000 runs in limited-overs cricket. Left-hander has accumulated 2,824 runs in 102 matches at an average of 34.02 with five centuries and sixteen half-centuries to his name.
11 wickets needed by Pakistan’s Hasan Ali to complete 100 wickets in limited-overs format. In 57 matches, Hasan Ali has claimed 89 wickets at an average of 29.32 with four five-fors to his name.
2 wickets needed by New Zealand pacer Matt Henry to complete 100 wickets in one-day internationals. In 55 ODIs matches played for New Zealand, Matt Henry has claimed 98 wickets at an average of 25.89 with eight four-fors and two five-fors to his name.