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New Zealand will be up against Pakistan in the 5th match of the Pakistan in New Zealand, 5 T20I Series, 2024. The match will be played at the Hagley Oval, Christchurch on 21st January at 05:30 AM IST.

NZ vs PAK (New Zealand vs Pakistan), 5th T20I - Match Information

Match: New Zealand vs Pakistan, 5th T20I
Date: 21st January, 2024
Time: 05:30 AM IST
Venue: Hagley Oval, Christchurch

NZ vs PAK (New Zealand vs Pakistan), 5th T20I Preview

New Zealand and Pakistan have played 4 matches in the series, with New Zealand winning all the games played so far.

In their previous encounter in this series, Daryl Mitchell was the Man of the Match and Glenn Phillips scored the highest fantasy points for New Zealand with 111 match fantasy points while Mohammad Rizwan topped the fantasy points leaderboard for Pakistan with 114 match fantasy points.

NZ vs PAK, Hagley Oval, Christchurch Pitch Report and Weather Conditions

The pitch at the Hagley Oval, Christchurch is a balanced pitch. The average 1st innings score at this venue in the last 20 matches is 154 runs. The pitch at the Hagley Oval, Christchurch is a sporting one with decent assistance for both batters and bowlers on offer. The team winning the toss may decide to bat or bowl depending on the ground conditions.

Weather Report for Hagley Oval, Christchurch

The temperature will hover around 28°C and humidity is expected to be around 31%. 2.22 m/s winds are expected.

Pace or Spin?

The pacers have been very successful at this venue. They have taken 75% of the total wickets at this venue. We would suggest that you pick as many pace bowlers as possible in your team. 

NZ vs PAK, Head-to-Head

In the 38 matches played between these 2 teams, the bowlers of both teams have earned the most fantasy points for their respective teams so far.

NZ vs PAK Dream11 Prediction: Top Batter and Wicket-Keeper Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Finn Allen 5 373 74.6 0 0 137, 74, 34, 78, 50 -
Babar Azam 5 196 39.2 0 0 58, 66, 57, 6, 9 -
Mohammad Rizwan 5 99 19.8 0 0 24, 7, 25, 39, 4 -
  1. Finnley Hugh Allen

    Finn Allen is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He has an average of 84 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 9.4. This player is a top-order, right-handed batter. In the recent 5 matches, Finn Allen has scored 373 runs at an average of 74.6 per match.

  2. Mohammad Babar Azam

    Babar Azam is a batter with an average of 64 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 9.2 and is a good-to-have player for your Fantasy Team. He is a top-order batter who bats right-handed. In the recent 5 matches, this player has scored 196 runs averaging 39.2 per match.

  3. Mohammad Rizwan

    Mohammad Rizwan is a wicket-keeper with an average of 56 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.1 and is a very consistent player in terms of fantasy points. Mohammad Rizwan is a top-order batter who bats right-handed and also keeps wickets. In the recently played 5 matches, he has scored 99 runs at an average of 19.8 per match.

NZ vs PAK Dream11 Prediction: Top Bowler Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Haris Rauf 3 2 0.4 7 1.4 0, 0, 2, 0, 0 2, 3, 0, 2, 0
Matt Henry 3 1 0.2 1 0.2 1, 0, 0, 0, 0 0, 1, 0, 0, 0
Shaheen Afridi 3 38 7.6 4 0.8 16, 0, 0, 22, 0 0, 1, 0, 0, 3
  1. Haris Rauf

    Haris Rauf can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. This player has an average of 57 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.3. Haris Rauf is a right-arm fast bowler and in the last 3 matches, he has taken 2, 3, 0, 2 and 0 wickets at an average of 1.4. This player has been very successful against this team, taking 2, 3, 0, 2 and 0 wickets in recent matches. Haris Rauf has a good record at this venue as in the recent 3 matches he played here, he has taken 6 wickets.

  2. Matthew James Henry

    Matt Henry is a bowler with an average of 52 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.1 and can be a good safe pick for your Dream11 Team. This player is a right-arm fast-medium bowler and in the last 3 matches, Matt Henry has taken 1 wicket at an average of 0.2.

  3. Shaheen Shah Afridi

    Shaheen Afridi is a bowler with an average of 42 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7.6 and is a very consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He is a left-arm fast bowler and in the recent 3 matches, this player has taken 4 wickets at an average of 0.8.

NZ vs PAK Dream11 Prediction: Top All-Rounder Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Iftikhar Ahmed 4 29 5.8 1 0.2 1, 4, 24, 0, 0 0, 0, 0, 0, 1
Mitchell Santner 3 78 15.6 1 0.2 4, 0, 25, 0, 49 0, 1, 0, 0, 0
Mohammad Nawaz 3 63 12.6 2 0.4 0, 28, 35, 0, 32 1, 0, 0, 0, 0
  1. Iftikhar Ahmed

    Iftikhar Ahmed is an all-rounder with an average of 81 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.3 and can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. Iftikhar Ahmed is a batter who bats right-handed. In the recent 4 matches, he has scored 1, 4, 24, 0 and 0 runs at an average of 5.8 per match.

  2. Mitchell Josef Santner

    Mitchell Santner is an all-rounder with an average of 63 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. This player is a left-handed batter. In the recent 3 matches, Mitchell Santner has scored 4, 0, 25, 0 and 49 runs averaging 15.6 per match. He has a good record at this venue as in the last 3 matches this player played here, he has taken 3, 0, 2, 2 and 0 wickets.

  3. Mohammad Nawaz

    Mohammad Nawaz is an all-rounder with an average of 54 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7.5 and is a very inconsistent player in terms of fantasy points and can be a punt pick in your team. Mohammad Nawaz is a batter who bats left-handed. In the last 3 matches, he has scored 63 runs averaging 12.6 per match.

NZ vs PAK Dream11 Prediction: Top Players of the Last Match

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Finn Allen 5 373 74.6 0 0 137, 74, 34, 78, 50 -
Babar Azam 5 196 39.2 0 0 58, 66, 57, 6, 9 -
Tim Seifert 5 79 15.8 0 0 31, 5, 37, 5, 1 -
Mitchell Santner 3 78 15.6 1 0.2 4, 0, 25, 0, 49 0, 1, 0, 0, 0
Haris Rauf 3 2 0.4 7 1.4 0, 0, 2, 0, 0 2, 3, 0, 2, 0
Shaheen Afridi 3 38 7.6 4 0.8 16, 0, 0, 22, 0 0, 1, 0, 0, 3

The top point-getters for New Zealand are Finn Allen with 200 match fantasy points, Tim Seifert with 62 match fantasy points and Mitchell Santner with 54 match fantasy points.

The top point-getters for Pakistan are Babar Azam with 84 match fantasy points, Haris Rauf with 48 match fantasy points and Shaheen Afridi with 46 match fantasy points.

NZ vs PAK Dream11 Prediction: Top Captain and Vice-Captain Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Finn Allen 5 373 74.6 0 0 137, 74, 34, 78, 50 -
Babar Azam 5 196 39.2 0 0 58, 66, 57, 6, 9 -
Iftikhar Ahmed 4 29 5.8 1 0.2 1, 4, 24, 0, 0 0, 0, 0, 0, 1
Haris Rauf 3 2 0.4 7 1.4 0, 0, 2, 0, 0 2, 3, 0, 2, 0
Mohammad Rizwan 5 99 19.8 0 0 24, 7, 25, 39, 4 -
  1. Finnley Hugh Allen

    Finn Allen can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. This player has an average of 84 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 9.4. Finn Allen is a top-order batter who bats right-handed. In the recent 5 matches, he has scored 137, 74, 34, 78 and 50 runs at an average of 74.6 per match.

  2. Mohammad Babar Azam

    Babar Azam is a good-to-have player for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. This player has an average of 64 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 9.2. Babar Azam is a top-order, right-handed batter. In the recent 5 matches, he has scored 196 runs averaging 39.2 per match.

  3. Iftikhar Ahmed

    Iftikhar Ahmed is an all-rounder with an average of 81 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.3 and is a good-to-have player for your Fantasy Team. This player is a right-handed batter. In the recent 4 matches, Iftikhar Ahmed has scored 1, 4, 24, 0 and 0 runs averaging 5.8 per match.

  4. Haris Rauf

    Haris Rauf is a bowler with an average of 57 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.3 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He bowls right-arm fast and in the recent 3 matches, this player has taken 2, 3, 0, 2 and 0 wickets at an average of 1.4. Haris Rauf has been very successful against this team, taking 2, 3, 0, 2 and 0 wickets in recent matches. He has bowled well at this venue as in the recent 3 matches this player played here, he has taken 6 wickets.

  5. Mohammad Rizwan

    Mohammad Rizwan is a wicket-keeper with an average of 56 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.1 and is a safe bet for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. Mohammad Rizwan is a top-order, right-handed batter and also keeps wickets. In the last 5 matches, he has scored 99 runs averaging 19.8 per match.

NZ vs PAK Squad Information

New Zealand (NZ) Squad: Tim Southee, Adam Milne, Devon Conway, Daryl Mitchell, Ish Sodhi, Mitchell Santner, Mark Chapman, Matt Henry, Will Young, Lockie Ferguson, Tim Seifert, Glenn Phillips, Josh Clarkson, Finn Allen and Ben Sears.

Pakistan (PAK) Squad: Mohammad Rizwan, Iftikhar Ahmed, Azam Khan, Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Nawaz, Babar Azam, Usama Mir, Sahibzada Farhan, Shaheen Afridi, Aamer Jamal, Abbas Afridi, Saim Ayub, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Wasim, Zaman Khan and Haseebullah Khan.

NZ vs PAK Possible Playing XI

New Zealand (NZ) Possible Playing XI: Finn Allen, Tim Seifert, Devon Conway, Mark Chapman, Tim Southee, Matt Henry, Lockie Ferguson, Ish Sodhi, Mitchell Santner, Glenn Phillips and Daryl Mitchell.

Pakistan (PAK) Possible Playing XI: Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan, Fakhar Zaman, Saim Ayub, Azam Khan, Haris Rauf, Zaman Khan, Mohammad Wasim, Shaheen Afridi, Iftikhar Ahmed and Mohammad Nawaz.

NZ vs PAK Dream11 Team Today

Wicket-Keepers: Mohammad Rizwan, Tim Seifert and Azam Khan

Batters: Finn Allen, Babar Azam and Glenn Phillips

All-Rounders: Iftikhar Ahmed and Aamer Jamal

Bowlers: Haris Rauf, Matt Henry and Abbas Afridi

Captain: Aamer Jamal

Vice-Captain: Iftikhar Ahmed

Photo credit: Alamy

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