New Zealand: Champions Trophy winners by defeating Pakistan by 61 runs by Duckworth-Lewis Rules
New Zealand defeated Pakistan by 61 runs in the opening match of the five-match series by defeating Pakistan by 61 runs. Captain Ken Williamson smashed 115 runs off 317 balls for New Zealand to seven wickets. Helped to make that, which was the first to bat first after losing the toss. For that, Colin Munro (58), Henri Nicholas (50) and Martin Guptill (48) contributed 48 runs. Pakistan's team lost 16 wickets in 30.1 overs when the match was stopped due to the rain. Zaat Zaat 82 and Fahim Ashraf 17 Runs were scored on the crease, but after rain, Pakistan needed 227 runs in 30.1 overs to win the Duckworth Lewis rule to win.
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