Pakistani bowler Naseem Shah bowled magically in the 1st ODI match against New Zealand and didn’t let their batters score a massive total on the board at National Stadium, Karachi on 09th January 2023. As Naseem secured a permanent position in the Pakistan team, their bowling attack has become more dangerous for other teams’ batters. Today, the amazing performance of this youngster restricted the New Zealand batting line-up to score only 255 runs in 50 overs, which was not a too difficult total to chase.
His attacking bowling resulted in the early wickets down for the New Zealand team. This built pressure on their batting line-up, resulting in they couldn’t be able to play aggressively. Naseem Shah’s 5 wickets for 57 runs was his second-best bowling performance today in a One-day international and the 12th-best bowling figure by a Pakistani bowler against New Zealand in ODIs. Now, Naseem has become the seventh Pakistani bowler to claim a five-wicket haul against New Zealand in One-day internationals.
Pakistan chased 258-4 in 48.1 overs and won the match with top scorer Mohammad Rizwan cracking an unbeaten 77 off 86-balls, which included 6-fours & a six. Naseem Shah was awarded Player of the match for his pace bowling attack against New Zealand at National Stadium, Karachi on 09th January 2023 to claim a 5-wickets haul for 57 runs in 10 overs.