WELLINGTON (Staff Report) – The second one-day international game of three-match series between Pakistan and New Zealand was Thursday called off due to heavy rain Napier.
The umpires made the decision after they inspected the conditions in Napier, where the outfield looked quite wet. They announced to call off the game citing dangerous filed which could possibly hurt the players in game.
Earlier, New Zealand had defeated Pakistan by 70 runs in the first one-day international at Wellington.
New Zealand ODI Team Squad: Corey Anderson, Trent Boult, Grant Elliott, Martin Guptill, Matt Henry, Mitchell McClenaghan, Adam Milne, Colin Munro, Henry Nicholls, Mitchell Santner, Kane Williamson (capt), Luke Ronchi (wk), Tom Latham
Pakistan ODI Team Squad: Azhar Ali (Captain), Ahmed Shehzad, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Asad Shafiq, Babar Azam, Sohaib Maqsood, Zafar Gohar, Imad Wasim, Anwar Ali, Sarfraz Ahmed (wk), Wahab Riaz, Rahat Ali, Mohammad Irfan, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Amir.
The ODI series is followed by a three-match T20 series which was won by New Zealand with 2-1. Pakistan will conclude the tour on January 31.