Abu Dhabi (November 09, 2018): With the help of Ross Taylor’s slow but well-crafted innings, New Zealand set 210 runs target for the green shirt in the second OD at Sheikh Zaid stadium, Abu Dhabi.
Ross Taylor top-scored with a 120-ball 86 and Henry Nicholls made 33 off 63 balls and together added 75 for the fifth wicket to lift their team from 73-4 at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium.Pakistan paceman Shaheen Shah Afridi took 4-38.
Earlier, New Zealand won the toss once again and elected to bat against Pakistan in the second ODI being played at Sheikh Zaid Stadium Abu Dhabi. In the first match, New Zealand defeated Pakistan by 47 runs.
New Zealand have a 1-0 lead in the three-match ODI series and will be looking to seal the deal today in Abu Dhabi, after defeating Pakistan by 47 runs in the first match on Wednesday.
The two sides have faced each other six times in Abu Dhabi, with the Kiwis having the upper hand with a 5-1 winning ratio against the Green Shirts.