New Zealand trounce Pakistan in 1st ODI

New Zealand's Todd Astle (R) celebrates Pakistan's Sarfraz Ahmed being caught with LBW during the first one-day international cricket match between New Zealand and Pakistan. Photograph:( AFP )

AFP Wellington, New Zealand Jan 06, 2018, 06.44 AM (IST)

New Zealand beat Pakistan by 61 runs under the Duckworth-Lewis system in a rain-shortened first one-day international in Wellington on Saturday.

New Zealand made 315 for seven after being sent into bat in the opening one-day international Pakistan were 166 for six after 30.1 overs when rain forced the players from the field.

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In the New Zealand innings, Kane Williamson made 115, Colin Munro 58, Henry Nicholls made 50 and Hasan Ali took three for 61.

Fakhar Zaman was not out 82 for Pakistan and bowling for New Zealand Tim Southee had three for 22.

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Scoreboard

New Zealand:

315 for 7 wickets (50 overs)        

Fall of wickets: 1-83 (Munro), 2-156 (Guptill), 3-192 (Taylor), 4-198 (Latham), 5-288 (Williamson), 6-297 (Nicholls), 7-311 (Santner)

Bowling: Mohammad Amir 9-2-57-1 (1w), Rumman Raees 10-0-68-1 (2w), Hasan Ali 10-0-61-3, Shadab Khan 9-0-49-0 (1w), Faheem Ashraf 9-0-58-1 (2w), Fakhar Zaman 3-0-19-1

Pakistan:

166 for six wickets (30.1 overs) DLS method

Fall of wickets: 1-6 (Azhar Ali), 2-7 (Babar Azam), 3-13 (Mohammad Hafeez), 4-37 (Shoaib Malik), 5-54 (Sarfraz Ahmed), 6-132 (Shadab Khan)

Bowling: Southee 6.1-0-22-3 (2w), Boult 6-1-35-2 (2w), Ferguson 7-0-40-0 (3w), Santner 6-1-39-0 (3w), Astle 5-0-29-1.