Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Haris Rauf had a bittersweet ICC World Cup match in opposition to New Zealand as he reached a profession milestone of 150 worldwide wickets, however he additionally entered the report books for the flawed causes.
In a must-win match in opposition to the New Zealanders, Rauf took one wicket for 85 runs in 10 overs at an economic system price of 8.5.
He took the wicket of all-rounder Darryl Mitchell.
In 99 matches, Rauf now has 150 worldwide wickets at a median of over 24 and a strike price of 21.31, along with his greatest bowling figures studying 5/18.
The speedster has 1 Check wicket in a single match, 66 ODI scalps in 36 matches at a median of 26.63 with greatest figures of 5/18. In T20Is, his most well-liked format, Rauf has 83 wickets in 62 matches at a median of 21.71, with greatest figures of 4/18.
Rauf’s rating of 1/85 in opposition to the New Zealander can be the second most costly spell by a Pakistani bowler in World Cup historical past, with Shaheen Afridi on the high after a blemish-free spell on Saturday the place he dropped 90 runs.
Rauf has additionally conceded 16 objectives within the World Cup, most of them by a bowler in a single version of the match. This report was beforehand held by Tinashe Banyangara of Zimbabwe (15 in 2015).
Raouf is having a nightmare World Cup up to now. Though he’s the fifth highest bowler within the match with 13 scalps in eight matches, his bowling common rose to 36.07 and strike price to 31.84. His greatest bowling figures are 3/43.
Though he had wickets in hand, he was smashed everywhere in the park and wickets turned much less frequent than earlier than for a participant of his calibre.
With their hopes of qualifying for the semi-finals hanging by a thread, Pakistan received the toss and selected to bowl first.
With three wins and 4 losses, Pakistan is at present ranked sixth whereas New Zealand is fourth with 4 wins and three losses. It’s a decisive confrontation for Pakistan, and the match can be thought-about essential for the New Zealanders, as a victory will assure them a spot within the ultimate 4.
Due to Rasheen Ravindra III’s beautiful ton (108 in 94 balls, with 15 fours and a six) and skipper Kane Williamson (95 in 79 balls, with 10 fours and two sixes), New Zealand raced to their highest ever World Cup complete of 401/6.
Center-order batsmen Glenn Phillips (41 in 25 balls with 4 boundaries and two sixes), Mark Chapman (39 in 27 balls with seven fours) and Darryl Mitchell (29 in 18 balls with 4 boundaries and a six) scored powerfully within the back-end to assist New Zealand set Pakistan an enormous goal.
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