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Gul destroys New Zealand in style

Pakistan register a comfortable six-wicket victory over New Zealand in their Super Eight match on Saturday.

Pakistan got off to flying start, chasing a small target of 100 runs for victory against New Zealand.

Kyle Mills took the wicket of Kamran Akmal but Pakistan were in commanding position.

Shahzaib Hasan got out after playing a blazing knock. Shoaib Malik also got out but Pakistan's fate was already decided and they eventually got to the victory mark comfortably.

Earlier, Pakistan bowlers have managed to bundle out New Zealand for a mere 99 in their Super Eight match on Saturday.

Umar Gul finished with impressive figures of five wickets for just six runs, while Abdul Razzaq chipped in with two wickets to put Pakistan in the driver's seat.

Abdul Razzaq drew the first blood for Pakistan as he send back Brendon McCullum early after they elected to bat.

In fact Razzaq's twine strike pushed New Zealand on to the back foot.

Thereafter, there was no looking back for Pakistan as they bowlers never let the Kiwi batsmen settle down and kept on taking wickets at regular intervals.

Daniel Vettori has returned after injury to play this match.

Vettori hopes New Zealand can move into the semi-finals of the ICC World Twenty20 with victory over Pakistan.

The Black Caps have battled against an injury crisis.

Pakistan, who are keen to recover from their opening defeat to Sri Lanka, are expected to provide a much sterner test to the Kiwis.

source - espnstar.com
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