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NZ v PAK, 6th ODI, Match Report
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Matches - Reports Monday, 07 February 2011 22:35
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6th ODI: New Zealand v Pakistan (Winner: NZ)

NZ 311/7 (J Ryder 107, N McCullum 65, A Razzaq 2/23, M Hafeez 2/57) beat PAK 254 (K Akmal 89, S Afridi 44, H Bennett 4/46, J Franklin 3/50) by 57 runs.

   Match Scorecard  
Man of the Match : J Ryder Eden Park, Auckland (5 Feb,2011)
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Paksitan won the toss and put New Zealand in. New Zealand lost Brendon early on but Guptill and especially Ryder fought back with attacking strokes by putting up a century stand. By the time Guptill was caught the score was 141/2 after 25 with COW of 51%. Taylor, Franklin and Ryder (after a scintillating century) fell soon but Styris and Nathan McCullum smashed fifties to take NZ to 311/7 with COW of 61%. Pakistan didn’t have the best of starts and were soon reduced to 58/3 after 12 with COW of 31%. Kamran and Ashad pit together a decent stand to give some stability but Ashad and Umar quickly and when Kamran also fell for 89 it was a lost cause and despite Afridi and Tanvir’s battling innings they were all out for 254 in 44.1 overs to lose the match and end the series at 3-2.

 
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  First Inns (New Zealand) - 50 Overs Maximum  
 
arrow 12 Overs: NZ 85/1 NZ 56% Despite the early loss of Brendon
      McCullum, Jesse Ryder took the Pakistan attack to the cleaners, ably supported by a dour Guptill. New Zealand’s chances increased by 6% during this period.
arrow 23 Overs: NZ 136/1 NZ 53% Guptill and Ryder consolidated during
      this period, and picking boundaries of the occasional bad delivery. New Zealand’s chances decreased by 3% during this period.
arrow 39 Overs: NZ 202/5 PAK 53% Pakistan came back into the match
      with some disciplined bowling by Razzaq in particular as New Zealand lost the middle order. New Zealand’s chances decreased by 6% during this period.
arrow 50 Overs: NZ 311/7 NZ 61% Styris and Nathan McCullum made
      full use of the batting powerplay and the death overs , while the Pakistani attack found it difficult to bowl Yorker length deliveries. New Zealand’s chances increased by 14% during this period.
       
  Second Inns (Pakistan: Target 312) - 50 Overs Maximum  
     
arrow 11 Overs: PAK 54/2 NZ 67% Pakistan lost their first 2 wickets
      fairly early depriving them the chance of providing a decent base to their innings. Pakistan’s chances decreased by 6% during this period.
arrow 23 Overs: PAK 126/3 NZ 64% Kamran Akmal, getting his 1st fifty of
      the series, was keeping Pakistan afloat with a few big hit mixed with a staple diet of singles, with a little help from partner in crime Asad Shafiq. Pakistan’s chances increased by 3% during this period.
arrow 33 Overs: PAK 183/7 NZ 79% Pakistan lost it by this point, being
      well into the tail with a mammoth amount of runs still remaining , it was left to Afridi to take Pakistan all the way. Pakistan’s chances decreased by 15% during this period.
arrow 44.1 Overs: PAK 254/10 NZ 100% Pakistan employed a unique strategy
      where Tanvir took the risks, and Afridi the singles, bringing the target close, however the wicket of Afridi effectively ended the contest. New Zealand won by 57 runs.

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