In the 1st group match of T20 World Cup, Pakistan beat New Zealand by 13 runs played at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium on Sunday. Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat first. In 20 overs Pakistan did 177/6 runs which was a fighting score. Nasri Jamshed and Mohammad Hafeez were the top scorer from Pakistan. In reply New Zealand fights good but failed to achieve the target and did 164/9 in 20 overs. Saeed Ajmal took 4 wickets while Mohammad Hafeez bowled well and gives only 15 runs in 4 overs. In next group match Pakistan will play against Bangladesh on 25th September 2012.
By Imran Ahmad on September 23, 2012