First Twenty20 was kind of one sided as New Zealand managed to defeat Pakistan with relative ease and will be going into the next match with more confidence as they have finaly ended their winless streak which was coming up till the Bangladesh tour they had earleir this year. They will be looking to end the 2010 season on a high as they host Pakistan for the 2nd T20 International match which will be played on 28 December 2010. It will be interesting to see how Pakistan react after the first defeat and can the unpredictablilty struck again and they make a comeback. ?
New Zealand won the T20 Series by defeating Pakistan in 2nd T20
New Zealand vs Pakistan 2nd Twenty20 International
Date: 28 December 2010, Vanue: Hamilton
Timing: 19:00 local | 06:00 GMT | 11:00 AM PST
Pakistan will be looking to make a comeback when they face Kiwis at hamilton on 28 December 2010 for the 2nd of the T20I matches, they lost the first one by 5 wickets and it was there middle order which kind of crumbled and Southe took them apart as they could not handle the seeming tracks of New Zealand, Wahab Riaz scored a quick fire 30 to help them put 143 as the target but New Zealand made it easily with 5 wickets in hand although Shoaib Akhtar took 3 wickets.
New Zealand won the 2nd T20 Match:
New Zealand: 185/7 (20/20 ov)
Pakistan: 146/8 (20/20 ov)
New Zealand won the 2nd T20 by 39 runs and lead the series by 2-0
[ Highlights removed due to complaints recieved from PCB and ICC Officials ]