New Zealand tour of Pakistan 2022-23 Test series – 2nd Test

New Zealand tour of Pakistan 2022-23 Test Series

Pakistan vs New Zealand Test series 2022

2nd Test:

Second and last Test of the 2 match series between Pakistan and New Zealand is going to be played at the National Stadium (National Bank Cricket Arena), Karachi starting from January 2nd 2023.

New Zealand tour of Pakistan 2022-23 Test series – 1st Test

Pakistan vs New Zealand History:

Overall:

Series:

This is going to be the twenty-fifth bilateral series between the teams, The host won the series 13 times. Whereas the opponent won 5 times. Sixth (6) series resulted in a draw.

The longest streak without a draw between the teams is 7 series in a span of 24 years, from 1964-65 to 1988-89, where the Pakistan team won 5 times and New Zealand won 2 times.

The longest streak with a draw between the teams is 2 series in a span of 5 years, from 1996-97 to 2002

The consecutive winning streak for the Pakistan team against New Zealand was 4 series (twice) from 1972–73 to 1984-85 and from 1990-91 to 1996-97.

The longest unbeaten streak for the Pakistan team against New Zealand was 12 series from 1988–89 to 2016-17.

The consecutive winning streak for the New Zealand team against Pakistan was 3 series from 2016–17 to present.

The longest unbeaten streak for the New Zealand team against Pakistan was 4 series from 2014–15 to present.

Last 5 (completed) series results of Pakistan against New Zealand are LLLDW.

Matches:

The teams completed 61 meetings in the longest format of cricket, till date. The host won 25 times, whereas the opponent won 14 times with 22 draws.

The teams played 11 consecutive tests without any draw in the span of 11 years from 1990 to 2001, in which Pakistan won 9 games and New Zealand won 2 matches.

The teams played 4 consecutive draws in the span of 10 years from 1955 to 1965.

The consecutive winning streak for the Pakistan team against New Zealand was 6 matches from 1990 to 1994.

The longest unbeaten streak for the Pakistan team against New Zealand was 14 matches from 1969 to 1985.

The consecutive winning streak for the New Zealand team against Pakistan was 4 matches from 2014 to 2018.

The longest unbeaten streak for the New Zealand team against Pakistan was 6 matches from 1984 to 1990.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Pakistan against New Zealand are DLLLW.

Kiwis as visitors:

Series:

When touring by New Zealand team, the teams met to play bilateral series 10 times, out of them, Pakistan won the series 6 times and the visitors won the series 2 times. A couple (2) of series resulted in a draw.

The longest streak without a draw between the teams is 6 series in a span of 41 years, from 1955-56 to 1996-97, where Pakistan won 5 series and New Zealand won once.

The longest streak with a draw between the teams is 1 series (twice) in 1996-97 and in 2014-15.

The consecutive winning streak for the Pakistan team against New Zealand was 3 series from 1976-77 to 1996-97.

The longest unbeaten streak for the Pakistan team against New Zealand was 6 series 1976-77 to 2018-19.

The consecutive winning streak for the New Zealand team against Pakistan was 1 series (twice) in 1969-70 and in 2018-19.

The longest unbeaten streak for the New Zealand team against Pakistan was 2 series from 2014-15 to present.

Last 5 (completed) series results of Pakistan against New Zealand are LDWDW.

Matches:

While visiting by New Zealand team, the teams faced each other 28 times. out of them, Pakistan received victory 15 times and defeated 5 times with 8 draws.

The teams played 7 consecutive tests without any draw in the span of 24 years from 1990 to 2014, in which Pakistan won 6 games and New Zealand won once.

The teams played 1 consecutive draw (7 times) in 1955, in 1965, in 1969 (twice), in 1975, in 1984 and in 2014.

The consecutive winning streak for the Pakistan team against New Zealand was 3 matches (twice) from 1990 to 1996 and from 1996 to 2014.

The longest unbeaten streak for the Pakistan team against New Zealand was 10 matches from 1969 to 1996.

The consecutive winning streak for the New Zealand team against Pakistan was 2 matches from 2014 to 2018.

The longest unbeaten streak for the New Zealand team against Pakistan was 3 matches (twice) from 1969 to 1976 and from 2014 to 2018.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Pakistan against New Zealand are DLWLL.

Pakistani Backyard:

Series:

At Pakistani backyard, the teams met to play bilateral series 8 times, out of them, Pakistan won the series 6 times and the visitors won the series once. A (1) series resulted in a draw.

The longest streak without a draw between the teams is 6 series in a span of 41 years, from 1955-56 to 1996-97, where Pakistan won 5 series and New Zealand won once.

The longest streak with a draw between the teams is 1 series in 1996-97.

The consecutive winning streak for the Pakistan team against New Zealand was 3 series from 1976-77 to 1996-97.

The longest unbeaten streak for the Pakistan team against New Zealand was 5 series 1976-77 to present.

The consecutive winning streak for the New Zealand team against Pakistan was 1 series in 1969-70.

The longest unbeaten streak for the New Zealand team against Pakistan was 1 series (twice) in 1969-70 and in 1996-97.

Last 5 (completed) series results of Pakistan against New Zealand are WDWWW.

Matches:

On the soil of Pakistan, the teams faced each other 22 times. out of them, Pakistan received victory 13 times and defeated 2 times with 7 draws.

The teams played 6 consecutive tests without any draw in the span of 32 years from 1990 to present, where the home side won 5 times and the opponent won once.

The teams played 1 consecutive draw (6 times) in 1955, in 1965, in 1969 (twice), in 1975 and in 1984.

The consecutive winning streak for the Pakistan team against New Zealand was 3 matches from 1990 to 1996.

The longest unbeaten streak for the Pakistan team against New Zealand was 10 matches from 1969 to 1996.

The consecutive winning streak for the New Zealand team against Pakistan was 1 match (twice) in 1969 and in 1996.

The longest unbeaten streak for the New Zealand team against Pakistan was 3 matches from 1969 to 1976.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Pakistan against New Zealand are DWWLW.

Points and Rankings:

The series is the comparison between the seventh rank (Pakistan (86)) and fifth rank (New Zealand (100)) team. The host is 14 points behind the visitors.

Pakistan:

The team completed 450 matches in the format. Out of them, the team won 146 times and lost 139 times. 165 times, the plays were completed as a Draw.

If the home team will lose the series with the margin of 2 defeats, then the team will lose 4 points without impact in the ranking. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 2, the team will earn 6 points with a (1) position in the ranking.

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 1 defeat, then the team will gain a couple (2) of points without impact in the ranking. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 1, the team will gain 5 points with a (1) position in the ranking.

Drawing the series will help the team to gain a (1) point without impact in the ranking.

Last 5 (completed) series results of Pakistan are LDLWD.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Pakistan are DLLLL.

New Zealand:

The team completed 459 matches in the format. Out of them, the team won 109 times and lost 181 times. 169 times, the plays were completed as a Draw.

If the visiting team will lose the series with the margin of 2 defeats, then the team will lose 6 points without impact in the ranking. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 2, the team will earn 4 points without impact in the ranking.

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 1 defeat, then the team will lose 4 points without impact in the ranking. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 1, the team will earn a couple (2) of points without impact in the ranking.

Drawing the series will cause the team to lose a (1) point without impact in the ranking.

Last 5 (completed) series results of New Zealand are LDDLW.

Last 5 (completed) match results of New Zealand are DLLLL.

Weather:

Weather forecast of Karachi shows the weather would be partly cloudy on the first day, then mostly cloudy on the second day and then pretty sunny for all remaining (three) days of the engagement. There would be almost no chance of rain all the days, as the precipitation percentage would be between 0% to 1%. The temperature would be between 25 to 27 Celsius during play. The wind would be between 13 to 25 km/h.

National Stadium (National Bank Cricket Arena), Karachi

Toss and Pitch:

Teams preferred to bat first after winning the toss, which happened 38 times in 46 games. The selection didn’t favor the teams, as the teams won 5 times and lost 14 times. Nineteen (19) engagements resulted in a draw.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to bat first, are DLDLW.

On the other hand, the teams who chose to field first, the team won 5 times and lost 2 times with a (1) draw.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to field first, are LWWLW.

The teams never chose to field first after winning the toss since 2006.

The teams never won any battle after choosing to field first since 2004.

The longest streak without a draw at the venue was a 7 match run span of 9 years, from 2000 to 2009.

The longest streak with a draw at the venue was 6 matches from 1969 to 1978.

The first batting team won the matches 7 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won the match 20 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while the team bat first, are DLDLW.

Overall, 10 times the teams won the toss, won the matches and lost 16 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while winning the toss, are DLDLW.

Home Side:

Particularly, for Pakistan, the team won the toss 22 times in 46 played games. The team won 9 times and lost twice.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Pakistan at the venue, while winning the toss, are DLWWW.

The team never chose to field first after winning the toss since 2004.

The side never lost any outing after choosing to field first, till date.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Pakistan at the venue, while losing the toss, are DWDLW.

The host has never been sent to bat after losing the toss since 2006.

The home side never lost any match after losing the toss since 2007.

The home team never lost any game after being sent to bat, till date.

Scores:

The lowest defended total was 353 in 1982, and the highest successful chase was 314 runs in 1994.

The first innings lowest total was 80 runs in 1956, and the highest total was 644 runs (declared with 3 wickets in hand) in 2009. For the second innings, the lowest total was 145 runs in 1955, whereas the highest was 765 runs (declared with 4 wickets in hand) in 2009. For the third inning, the lowest total was 116 runs (completed innings) in 1988, whereas the highest was 599 runs (declared with 3 wickets in hand) in 2006. And for the fourth inning, the lowest total was 149 runs (completed innings) in 1982, whereas the highest was 443 runs (match declared as a draw with 3 wickets in hand) in 2022.

The batting average of the first innings is 31.64 and 35.36 is for the second innings. The batting average of the third innings is 31.37, and 37.28 is for the fourth innings.

Test History Between the Teams at the Venue:

Both the teams faced each other 7 times at the venue. The home team won thrice. The foreign team is still searching for the first win. Four (4) encounters resulted in a draw.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Pakistan against New Zealand at the venue are DWDDD.

Teams’ Test History at Venue:

The Home Team:

The home side has a dream record at the venue. The team won 23 times and lost thrice with 20 draws in 46 played outings.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Pakistan at the venue are DLDWW.

The Visiting Team:

The visiting team has a horrendous record, as the team never won, yet and lost thrice with 4 draws in 7 played outings.

Last 5 (completed) match results of New Zealand at the venue are DLDDD.

Selecting XI for both the Teams:

Pakistan:

The side may go with H. Ali in place of N. Ali.

Pakistan Eleven: A. Shafique, I. ul Haw, S. Masood, B. Azam, S. Shakeel, S. Ahmed, A. Salman, M. Wasim, H. Ali, A. Ahmed, M. Hamza

New Zealand:

The team may go with M. Henry in place of A. Patel.

New Zealand Eleven: T. Latham, D. Conway, K. Williamson, H. Nicholls, D. Mitchell, T. Blundell, M. Bracewell, T. Southee, I. Sodhi, N. Wagner, M. Henry

*Notes: the result of the most recent match is at the left.

*Notes: D means draw in “last five series results”.

*Notes: Images were taken from Google Search.

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